brings 20 years of experience in start-up companies and cleantech to his
role of Advisor.
Jon served an important role in Cool Earth Solar in the early stages of the company as a Co-Founder and also it's first investor.
He is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of Empower Micro, where he is responsible for customer acquisition, finance, and investor relations.
Prior to that he
began Sustainable Power Assets
(SPA) in 2010 to focus on sourcing, advising, building, owning, selling and operating renewable energy assets.
Primarily focused on solar, SPA
works with development partners in the US and Europe to bring smart capital to bear on the deployment of qualified projects.
Prior to SPA, he co-founded Principle Power for the purpose of commercializing WindFloat, a semi-submersible floating foundation for utility-scale offshore wind.
He is currently serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Principle Power.
In 2006, he
position in ViaMoviles to the original partnership in order to dedicate 100% of his
time to Cleantech participation, consulting and investing.
He was elected by his peers to Chair the Cleantech Investment Committee for the Keiretsu Forum Angel Network, the world's largest angel investing organization.
Jon is a member of ACORE (American Counsel on Renewable Energy) and the New Energy Congress, a committee member of Imagine H2O, and advisor to Azure Power, investor in Principle Power and Earth Class Mail, founding member of Coalition for Green Bank, founding member of the Clean Economy Network, and a sponsor of EasyConnect, a Berkeley-based mobility and transportation study group.
You can read more about Jon
LinkedIn page: www.linkedin.com/in/jonbonanno