Colin Touhey is the CEO and founder of Pvilion, a solar technology development firm in NYC. Pvilion started in 2011 integrating solar cells and fabrics, manufacturing tents that produce electricity. Combining aesthetics and functionality, Pvilion specializes in the design and engineering of lightweight, beautiful products. Mr. Touhey has developed technologies, products and designs for organizations such as US Army, Google, Carnegie Hall, Foray Medical, and Tommy Hilfiger.
Before founding Pvilion, Mr. Touhey attended Phillips Academy Andover and Trinity College, where he studied Electrical Engineering. He won the Theodore Blakeslee Award for Electrical Engineering, was awarded a NASA grant for his design of underwater power-generating turbines, and recently was recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30 for Energy.