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Mr. Michael S. Polsky

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Invenergy LLC
1 S. Wacker Drive Suite 2020
Chicago , Illinois 60606
United States

Company Description: Founded in 2001, Invenergy LLC is a leading clean energy company focused on the development, ownership, operation and management of large-scale electricity...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Masterof Science degree , Mechanical Engineering
    Kiev Polytechnic Institute
  • second graduate degree
    University of Chicago-Booth School of Business
  • MSME degree
    Kiev Polytechnic Institute
  • MBA
    The University of Chicago
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News | Chicago Home Inspector
www.topnotchinspector.com, 12 Feb 2015 [cached]
Michael Polsky sells second penthouse Invenergy's Michael Polsky sells penthouse for $1.06 million
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Michael Polsky sells second penthouse Chicago Tribune real estate - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 15:09 Invenergy President and CEO Michael Polsky has sold a second downtown penthouse, a three-bedroom, 4,150-square-foot unit on the 27th floor of a River North tower, for $1.9 million.
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - There was a time when their two-story Inver Grove Heights home was a perfect fit for Mike and Linda Demars.
Invenergy LLC > About Invenergy > Management Team
www.invenergyllc.com, 12 June 2014 [cached]
Michael Polsky, President and CEO
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MICHAEL POLSKY, PRESIDENT AND CEO
With thirty years of experience in the energy industry, Michael Polsky is widely recognized as a pioneer and an industry leader in the cogeneration and independent power industry in North America. He founded leading clean energy company Invenergy more than ten years ago. Previously, in 1991, Polsky founded Sky Gen Energy - a developer, owner, and operator of natural gas-fueled generating plants - which was purchased by Calpine Corporation in 2001. Before forming SkyGen, Polsky co-founded and was President of Indeck Energy Services Inc. Polsky holds an MSME Degree from Kiev Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Chicago. In 2002, Polsky endowed a center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, which is named after him.
Clean Energy Trust | Board Members
www.cleanenergytrust.org, 3 July 2014 [cached]
Michael Polsky (Co-Chair)
Invenergy read more An energy sector pioneer, Michael Polsky brings three decades of industry experience as the founder, president, and CEO of Invenergy LLC. Invenergy is a leader in the independent-power industry in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and is the largest privately-held wind energy generation company in North America.
A self-made entrepreneur, Polsky is an engineer by trade, having earned a Masterof Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine. He arrived in the United States speaking little English, but with a keen interest in energy generation.
Over the course of his career, Polsky went on to found, own, and operate three highly-successful energy companies. Prior to starting Invenergy, Polsky formed SkyGen Energy in 1991, which became one of America's largest independent power companies and later was sold to Calpine Corporation.
Earlier, in 1985, Polsky co-founded and was president of Indeck Energy Services Inc., where he led the development and financing of one of the first-ever portfolios of independent power generation assets. Before launching Indeck, Polsky held various positions at Fluor Engineers; Brown Boveri Turbomachinery; and Bechtel Power Corporation.
While working full-time, Polsky earned a second graduate degree, a Master's in Business Administration, from the University of Chicago-Booth School of Business. In 2002, Polsky endowed the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship at the university. Currently, Polsky chairs the Chicago-Booth Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, and is a member of the University of Chicago Board of Trustees.
In addition, Polsky is co-founder and co-chair of the Clean Energy Trust, a nonprofit providing technical training and seed funding to start-up companies, with the goal of making Illinois a dynamic center for clean-energy entrepreneurship.
Polsky also serves on the boards of the Argonne National Laboratory and the World Resources Institute, and on the CEO Council for the United States Olympic Committee. He lectures regularly on industry topics.
UChicago Argonne, LLC: About - Board of Governors
www.uchicagoargonnellc.org, 13 Dec 2012 [cached]
Michael Polsky UChicago Argonne, LLC: About - Board of Governors UChicago Argonne, LLC
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Michael Polsky
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Michael Polsky Founder, President and CEO of Invenergy
Michael Polsky is the founder, President and CEO of Invenergy. Invenergy specializes in developing and owning various power generation resources with an emphasis on renewables. Invenergy is the largest independent wind developer in the United States with more than twenty six wind generating facilities under its ownership. With nearly 30 years of experience in the energy industry, Polsky is widely recognized as a pioneer and an industry leader in the cogeneration and independent power industry in North America.
Prior to forming Invenergy in 2001, Polsky founded SkyGen Energy, in 1991, where he built one of the most successful teams in the independent energy industry. In 2001, SkyGen was purchased by Calpine Corporation for $650 million. In connection with the sale, Polsky was appointed to Calpine's Board of Directors and became a senior executive at Calpine in addition to continuing in his role as CEO of SkyGen. Prior to forming SkyGen, he co-founded and was President of Indeck Energy Services Inc., where he led the development and financing of one of the first portfolios of independent power generating assets. Prior to forming Indeck Energy Services, Polsky held various positions at Fluor Engineers, Brown Boveri Turbomachinery and Bechtel Power Corporation. Because of his education, experience and expertise, he writes and lectures regularly on industry topics.
In 2002, Polsky endowed a Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The Center is named after him.
Polsky currently chairs the Entrepreneurship Advisory Board at Chicago Booth and is a member of the University Of Chicago Board Of Trustees. In addition, he serves on the Boards of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Chicago and the World Resources Institute.
Polsky holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a MSME degree from Kiev Polytechnic Institute.
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www.bcblaw.net, 16 Sept 2012 [cached]
Michael S. Polsky
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Michael S. Polsky has been listed in the Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition 2010 under Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Rights
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