Antuan Cannon

Vice President, Talent Development & Innovation | Willdan Energy Solutions

Antuan Cannon is a distinguished professional in the energy and sustainability field, holding the position of Vice President of Talent Development and Innovation at Willdan Energy Solutions. In this role, Antuan helped launched the Willdan Clean Energy Academy, a training and education program that aims to provide jobseekers, primarily from diverse backgrounds and disadvantaged communities, with the knowledge and skills needed to work in the clean energy and energy efficiency field.

A Yale University alumnus with dual degrees in Economics and East Asian Studies, his academic excellence is complemented by international fellowships, including the WoodenFish and Seapine Fellowships. Antuan’s professional credentials include Certified Energy Manager (CEM), LEED Accredited Professional (AP), and Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), underlining his comprehensive expertise. Since joining Willdan in 2016, he has contributed significantly to sustainable development, driving growth through new technology R&D and integration.

His earlier achievements include co-founding Envirolution–a STEM Education non-profit dedicated to empowering the next generation of sustainability leaders—and consulting for the NYC Department of Education and the United Nations Climate Change Learn initiative. As an Adjunct Professor, Antuan developed an advanced Environmental Studies course, demonstrating his commitment to education and sustainability. His career is marked by leadership in energy efficiency, program management, and a dedication to clean energy development, earning him widespread recognition. Antuan Cannon embodies technical skill, innovative leadership, and a visionary approach to program management and energy solutions.