As an environmentalist, entrepreneur, engineer and Chief Executive Officer of Caban Systems, Alexandra Rasch Castillo has brought a wealth of leadership and experience in scaling energy infrastructure solutions designed to transform energy systems and increase access to affordable clean power. Caban Systems is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of software-enabled energy storage systems for the telecommunications industry. Under Alexandra’s leadership, the company has quickly established itself as the leading innovator in energy solutions within the telecommunications industry. Caban is ushering in a clean era for carriers, ESCO’s and tower operators in Latin America, the Middle East and the U.S. by providing access to affordable, reliable and renewably sourced power.
Before founding Caban Systems in 2018, she was instrumental in the success of Proterra, Inc., an OEM of all-electric high voltage batteries and zero-emission heavy-duty vehicle manufacturers. During her tenure, Alexandra led a new product development team that transformed the transit bus industry. Her strategic counsel and keen market insight led the company to record breaking fame and enabled more than 625 vehicles sold to 70 different municipal, university, airport, federal and commercial transit agencies in 32 U.S. states and Canadian provinces.
A native to Guatemala, Alexandra witnessed first-hand how Guatemala’s beautiful landscapes had been dominated by the fumes from diesel-powered engines. Like other developing nations, the country’s economic activity increases every year and the demand for energy and reliable connectivity become part of the essential infrastructure. This fueled her passion for environmental engineering, and a lifelong pursuit to transform energy systems by improving energy production in remote and developing regions.
Alexandra is a clean energy evangelist. Her proven track record for transforming energy solutions and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, demonstrates her commitment and dedication to a clean energy world.
She holds a B.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Rice University and received a Master of Science in Engineering, from University of California Berkeley. Alexandra was also a NCAA elite athlete.