Brad Buss is SolarCity’s chief financial officer, and oversees SolarCity’s global finance, accounting, structured finance and investor relations organizations. Brad has an extensive background in finance and operations, including experience in mergers and acquisitions, project finance and capital market transactions for both public and private companies. Prior to joining SolarCity, Brad served Cypress Semiconductor as chief financial officer from August 2005 to June 2014 and oversaw a range of significant achievements, including the IPO of the company’s SunPower subsidiary. Prior to joining Cypress, Brad served as vice president of finance at Altera Corp., and prior to that, as CFO of Wyle Electronics’ Atlas Services Division. He also served as a member of Cisco Systems’ worldwide sales finance team, and as chief financial officer at Zaffire Inc. Brad is currently a member of the board of directors of Tesla Motors and Cafepress. A native of Canada, he began his finance career as an auditor with Arthur Andersen in Toronto and Los Angeles, and he holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from McMaster University and an honors business administration degree in finance and accounting from the University of Windsor.