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Pier Kuehn and Joe Madden represent EOS Climate on the Board of Directors.
Gene founded and served as Chairman/CEO of ATMI, Inc., a preeminent semiconductor materials company, from 1986 to 2010. Prior to starting ATMI, Gene worked in senior leadership positions at American Cyanamid, where he directed more than 800 scientists and engineers in new product research and development in the Chemical Research Division, and at General Electric, where he was a key contributor in the invention of Ultem® thermoplastics, now a major product for the successor to GE Plastics.
He serves as a board member of the National Academy of Sciences’ Innovation and Technology Program, as a director of Clean Harbors, North America’s largest environmental services company, and on numerous other public and private corporate boards. In 2006, he was inducted into the Connecticut Academy of Sciences.
Gene holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Wayne State University, and a BA degree in Chemistry from Beloit College.
Brent is currently CFO at Uber. Previously he was VP, Treasurer and Chief Accountant at Google, where he ran Treasury, Accounting and Tax. He joined Google early in 2007 after 14 years at Microsoft. His last role at Microsoft was as Corporate Vice President and Divisional CFO for Microsoft’s Platforms and Services Division, which encompassed the Windows, Server and MSN business groups. He was also Microsoft’s Treasurer from 2000-2004. Previously, Brent worked at Walt Disney, with financial responsibility for Walt Disney Records, and in various treasury and financial capacities at Procter & Gamble. Aside from his many other memberships, advisory and board roles, Brent served on two Washington State’s Governors’ Council of Economic Advisors from 2001-2006.
Brent received a BS in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA in finance from the Kenan Flagler school at UNC. Brent is also a CPA. He was honored with the Distinguished MBA Alumni Award from Kenan Flagler in 2004 and cited as a top alumnus in the Wall Street Journal and Princeton Review.
Candice Eggerss joined Firelake Capital Management as a Managing Director in July 2003, where she specializes in public market investments. Prior to joining Firelake Capital, Candice held leadership positions at Camelot Capital, J.P. Morgan Investment Management — where she managed the J.P. Morgan Small Cap Opportunity Fund — Weiss, Peck and Greer, and Equitable Capital. She began her financial career as a securities analyst at Morgan Stanley in 1985.
Her expertise spans several sectors, including clean tech, IT, telecommunications, and entertainment and media.
She received a BS from Stanford University and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
One of the food retail industry’s most experienced leaders, Bruce Everette was Executive Vice President for Retail Operations at Safeway, Inc., where he was responsible for retail operations of ten divisions and over seventeen hundred stores. Director of the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC), his honors include Arizona Retailer of the Year, induction into the San Francisco Sales Managers Hall of Fame, University of Southern California’s Food Industry Executive of the Year, and the California Grocers Association Educational Foundation Hall of Achievement Award.
Bruce holds an AA degree from Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary and a BS degree in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Martin is a Managing Director and co-founder of Firelake Capital Management. Previously, Martin was the co-founder and CEO of Solo Energy Corporation, an energy technology company based in Alameda California. Solo Energy developed microturbine and clean combustion reciprocating engines for the distributed power market.
For the previous 19 years, Martin was an intellectual property attorney based in Silicon Valley first as a partner in the Palo Alto office of Phoenix based Brown and Bain, and then at Cooley Godward in Palo Alto.
Martin holds a BA in Economics (with Honors) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a JD from Vanderbilt University. Martin serves on the boards of MiaSolé, ZeaChem, Simbol Materials, EOS Climate, EnerG2 and HydroPoint Data Systems. He is also Co-Chair of the Board of the Clean Economy Network.
Kathleen (Katie) McGinty is currently a Senior VP and Managing Director at Weston Solutions, where she is charged with leading the Green Development Division, focused on sustainable property redevelopment, clean energy, innovative water solutions and strategic sustainability services. She is also an Operating Partner at Element Partners LLC, and a Director at NRG Energy, Inc., as well as Iberdrola USA, Inc.
Katie is former Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality under President Bill Clinton, and former Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary under Governor Rendell, where she earned wide praise for her efforts to reduce pollution and promote investment in clean technologies.
Katie holds a BS in Chemistry from Saint Joseph’s University and a JD from Columbia University School of Law, as well as three honorary doctorates in Public Service and Humane Letters. She has been honored with environmental leadership awards from the Wilderness Society, League of Conservation Voters and Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment, and was designated a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Meghan is a member of BP’s corporate venture team. Investments span the BP Group, focused on emerging, strategic technologies in five areas: bioenergy and biomaterials; energy efficiency and storage; carbon management; renewable power; and oil and gas. Meghan focuses on bio-based investments for the team and serves on the board of Chromatin Inc., Biosynthetic Technologies, Verdezyne, and Taxon Biosciences.
Meghan received her Ph.D. in microbial genetics from the University of California, San Francisco, performed post-doctoral work in plant genetics at the University of Chicago and the Carnegie Institution of Washington at Stanford University, and received her MBA from Columbia University.