I founded Cleantechblog.com, and am currently Chairman of Cleantech.org and partner at early stage venture fund Energy Transition Ventures. I was formerly a cofounder at Jane Capital Partners LLC in San Francisco, the leading cleantech merchant bank focused on energy & environmental technology. I spent a few years at Royal Dutch Shell in venture capital, as well as working in venture capital the investment firm behind Yellowpages.com, and in private equity. I started my career at Bankers Trust in energy, then the 8th largest bank in the US. In between I cofounded 7 tech startups, mostly in cleantech and held every executive and board job in startup. My startups have gone on to raise half a billion dollars, done amazing world firsts and been powered by amazing people. I am from Houston, Texas originally, began my career in investment banking in the oil industry, but have a soft spot for technologies that can change the way we power our lives and the effect we have on the environment. See articles by Neal Dikeman.
John Addison, blogger emeritus
John Addison is the author of the new book – Save Gas, Save the Planet – which covers new vehicle trends and the future of transportation. Every day, more people are riding clean, riding less, and riding together. The book details the transition to Car 2.0 and Transportation 2.0 including electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, hydrogen vehicles, turbodiesels, public transportation, and people-oriented development. John Addison publishes the Clean Fleet Report which contains over 100 original articles and reports about new vehicles, new fuels, and how major fleets are leading in the implementation of new technology, Car 2.0, and multi-modal transportation. John Addison is a popular speaker who has conducted over 1,000 workshops in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. His speeches have been hosted at conferences including the Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Summit, Fuel Cell 2008, the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, the American Society of Training and Development, and Earth Day at the San Jose Museum of Science. See articles by John Addison.
Richard T. Stuebi, blogger emeritus
Richard T. Stuebi has served at The Cleveland Foundation as its Fellow of Energy and Environmental Advancement, Managing Director in charge of cleantech investment activities at Early Stage Partners, a Cleveland-based venture capital firm, VP of Strategy at National Grid, as well as roles at Louis Dreyfus and McKinsey, and multiple startup CEO roles in cleantech. See articles by Richard T. Stuebi.
Frank Hiroshi Ling is editor and contributor to the Cleantech Blog and the manager of the Cleantech.Org website. Based in Japan, he covers cleantech development in both Asia and America. He is editor of the recently published book “Climate Smart Development in Asia: Transition to Low Carbon, Climate Resilient Asia”.
Frank has received numerous awards for his research and contributions to science education. In 2006, he received the Mass Media Fellowship Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and is co-producer of the syndicated Science Groks radio program. He has also been a Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellow at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. See articles by Frank Ling
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