Senior Managing Director – National Expansion
A co-founder of Stream Energy, a leading energy provider in Texas, Georgia and Pennsylvania, Pierre Koshakji serves as Senior Managing Director of National Expansion with primary responsibility for Stream Energy’s multi-state expansion program and regulatory affairs as well as secondary responsibility for all areas of operations support, payment systems, human resources and firm administration in respect of its finance, fundraising, legal matters and regulatory affairs.
Before co-creating Stream Energy during August 2004, Pierre Koshakji had earned more than a dozen years of experience as a chief start-up and turn-around executive with particular experience within the payment systems sector (including prepaid and branded value cards as well as electronic payments). During such timeframe, Pierre was associated with various private and publicly-held enterprises, including as Director of Business Development for Unity Hunt Resources of Dallas during the mid-1990s, as President of Odyssey Pictures Corporation (a publicly-traded Los Angeles film distributor) from 1998 through 2000 and as President of Edge Technology Group (a publicly-traded Dallas based technology incubator) from 2000 to 2001. He began his career as an electrical engineer with Electrospace Systems of Richardson, Texas in the mid-1980s and later transitioned into business and management consulting with the Dallas office of KPMG Peat Marwick Dallas in the early 1990s.
Pierre has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University (where he was a member of its football and men’s soccer intercollegiate programs) as well as a Master in Business Administration degree from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (during which time he also served as Assistant Coach of its men’s intercollegiate soccer program). Despite having five high-energy sons, Pierre & Maureen Koshakji have retained a relative amount of sanity through their almost two decades of marriage.