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Robert Caldwell

Professor of the Practice, Finance Senior Vice President, Distributed Energy Resources at Duke Energy

Rob Caldwell recently retired as president of Duke Energy Renewables and Senior Vice President of Business Development of Duke Energy based in Charlotte, NC. He led the company’s commercial portfolio consisting of the commercial renewable energy generation, battery storage, energy management and electric transmission development businesses. He joined Duke Energy in 1998 and held various leadership positions. Caldwell began his career as a CPA with Arthur Andersen and Co in Detroit.

Before joining Duke Energy, he held various operating and financial positions within the natural gas industry in Michigan.

A native of Michigan, Caldwell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Master of Business Administration from Michigan State University.