WASHINGTON, July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcadia, a technology company that makes accessing clean energy as a renter and homeowner easy, has appointed Sanjiv Sanghavi as its new Chief Product Officer. With this key hire, the company now plans to open up its first NYC office and expand its talent footprint. Sanghavi, a Co-Founder of ClassPass, brings years of experience in building and growing consumer products, and will work to bring innovative and simple products to millions of Americans so we can make a faster transition to sustainable energy. This hire comes during a period of major expansion for the company, which doubled users over the past year and became the largest community solar manager in the country.
Sanghavi brings a prolific career as a product leader to Arcadia. In 2011, he co-founded ClassPass, the leading health and wellness brand that has raised over $300 million, and now valued at over a billion dollars. Sanghavi also founded Tulip, a consumer-friendly oral care brand that combines patented dental products with gourmet flavors, in 2015. Most recently, Sanghavi was the Head of Product for the fastest growing workspace provider in New York, Knotel.
"We founded Arcadia to aggregate the power of consumer demand to fight climate change," said Kiran Bhatraju, Founder & CEO of Arcadia. "Sanjiv's deep knowledge of creating and building engaging consumer products will be crucial in the coming years to help us continue to build a world-class home energy experience that people love, and the planet needs.
Sanghavi's appointment comes with other key hires in the last six months. Additionally, in the New York City office will be Josh Abrams who has joined as Senior Vice President of Design, and brings a plethora of experience as the former head of design, creative and brand at a few of the world's largest, most-loved consumer companies like PayPal, WeWork, and DoorDash. Arcadia is actively hiring for additional roles in design, product, engineering and marketing. All open roles can be found at arcadia.com/careers
"I was drawn to Arcadia because of its lasting power; I wanted to build something that would make an impact for generations," said Sanghavi. "I believe that what Arcadia is doing is astounding -- we're building a bridge from the people who are generating renewable energy to those who want to do something good."
Arcadia makes choosing clean energy easy. The company's nationwide energy service connects anyone who pays a power bill to wind energy, solar power and savings. Arcadia Power members all over the country choose clean energy, save with solar power, lower their utility bills, enjoy a modern energy experience, and track their impact. Founded in 2014, the company's platform now integrates with more than 100 utilities in all 50 states. For more information, visit www.arcadia.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.