We are a technology company developing green fuel and biochar products to address three of the world’s largest markets: energy, food and water

An experienced team of innovators who are recognized industry experts

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Board of Directors

Cool Planet Energy Systems has attracted an experienced team of technology innovators and industry leaders to advise the company. The company’s Board of Directors and Technical Advisory Board includes representatives from some of America's leading corporations and venture capitalists.

Howard Janzen, President & CEO

• CEO One Communications, Williams Communications
• President Sprint Business Solutions
• BS, MS Metallurgical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
• PMD, Harvard Business School

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Lieutenant Governor William Halter

Lieutenant Governor William Halter

• 2007 – 2011: State of Arkansas, Lieutenant Governor
• Former Economic Advisor to the President of the United States and the Senate Finance Committee; Former COO of the Social Security Administration
• BA, Stanford University; Masters, Oxford University

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Basil R. Horangic

Basil R. Horangic

• Previously at Austin Ventures, Goldman Sachs, McKinsey and Oak
• Started and incubated multiple companies
• BS, Computer Science and Economics, MIT; MS, Operations Research, MIT; MBA, University of Chicago

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Anthony "Tony" E. Radaich

Anthony "Tony" E. Radaich

• Former Partner at Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen
• Board Positions: Surfrider Foundation, InTouch Technologies
• Advisory Board Positions: Cal State Northbridge, Cal State Pomona
• BS, Cal State Polytechnic; CPA

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Ron Sills

Ron Sills

• Gas Conversion Network Leader at BP
• Research Planning and Evaluation Group at Mobil
• PhD, Chemical Engineering, MIT

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Carmichael Roberts

Carmichael Roberts

• Serial Entrepreneur in Chemistry and Materials
• Lead Director: Foro Energy, 1366 Technologies
• Co-founder & Board Chair MC10, 480 Biomedical, Diagnostics for All
• PhD, Organic Chemistry, Duke; Fellow Harvard; MBA, MIT

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Archie W. Dunham

• Past Chairman, ConocoPhillips; past CEO and Chairman, Conoco
• Current Chairman, Chesapeake Energy;  Board member Union Pacific, Louisiana Pacific; America’s Advisory Board, Deutsche Bank
• Engineering BS, MBA, University of Oklahoma

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