Konarka Technologies

Konarka Names Daniel McGahn as EVP and CMO

Konarka, developer of photovoltaic cells that convert light into direct current electrical energy, said it has appointed Daniel McGahn as executive vice president and chief marketing officer. Mr. McGahn previously served as chief operating officer of Hyperion Catalysis, overseeing the launch of more than 40 products used in automobiles, fuel connectors, computer hard drives and semiconductor handling, and imaging instrumentation. He has also served as director of business development and operations for IGEN International. Konarka has raised $14.5 million to date from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Zero Stage Capital, Ardesta, NGEN Partners, ChevronTexaco, and Eastman Chemical.