Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
Rob Hanson is the co-founder, chief operating officer, and a member of the board of directors of Monolith, where he leads product and applications development, engineering and plant operations and project activities for the company. Prior to Monolith, Rob served as the global director of product management for AREVA Solar, the solar division of the world’s largest nuclear company. During his time at AREVA, Mr. Hanson led multiple aspects of the design, manufacturing, construction, commissioning and performance testing of solar projects in excess of $250M located in four different countries. He has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford.
Mr. Hanson also co-founded uforia studios, a 65 employee health and fitness company with locations in San Francisco and Palo Alto. He’s been a guest lecturer at Stanford, UNL, Foothill College and the University of Saskatchewan on topics ranging from thermodynamics to entrepreneurship.