Donald Osborn is President of Spectrum Development Energy, a PV engineering, procurement and construction company. He is one of the most respected professionals in the PV industry with over 30 years of professional experience in solar and energy management in the utility, academic, government and industrial sectors. Osborn founded and managed the Photovoltaic and Distributed Technologies program at Sacramento Municipal Utility District. Prior to joining SMUD, Osborn was Director of the University of Arizona Solar & Energy Research Facility, and Associate Director of the Arizona Solar Energy Commission. Osborn is the former Chair of the Solar Electric Power Association, and former Board member of the Solar Energy Industries Association. He is a former Policy Committee Chairman and Board member of ASES. Osborn is the author of over 100 publications. He received the International Energy Globe award for the SMUD Solar Program and is recipient of the prestigious ASES Abbot Award.