Jason is Co-founder & Managing Director at Energy Foundry, a leading early stage venture capital fund that builds groundbreaking cleantech and energy companies. Jason sets the firm’s vision, leads investments, and coaches entrepreneurs. Energy Foundry has backed some of the top entrepreneurs and companies in the cleantech and energy space.
Jason is also Executive Director of ISEIF, the nation’s largest independent power education foundation. For the last decade he has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he teaches how to turn science into high growth businesses. Jason is also a Board member of multiple high growth companies and is on the Advisory Boards of a number of leading industry organizations.
Jason frequently speaks on energy and cleantech. He and his work have been featured by numerous media outlets (TV, Print & Radio) including NBC, New York Times, Entrepreneur, PBS, Forbes, Jerusalem Post, Chicago Tribune, INC and Bangkok Post. He was named by NBC as one its top “Eco-preneurs” and WGN as their “Entrepreneur of the Week”.
He received a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, receiving the Dean’s Award of Distinction and a BA from Michigan State University.
Jason is attending / has attended:
Venture Summit | West 2020
Venture Summit Virtual Connect 3
VSVC West 2021
Venture Summit Virtual Connect 21