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

Our roster of investors and executives are best of class for a pre-IPO company

experienced leadership

Management Team

Cool Planet’s executives have deep experience across the range of business functions required to build a sizable, rapidly growing company that has the potential to transform the world’s largest markets.

Howard Janzen - President & CEO of Cool Planet Energy Systems

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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Barry Rowan, Executive VP and CFO

  • EVP, CFO, CAO Vonage
  • EVP, CFO Nextel
  • Fluke, Comlinear, HP
  • BS, College of Idaho; MBA, Harvard

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Mike Bukowski

Mike Bukowski, VP Operations

•  COO AE Polysilicon
•  GM Sunoco Philadelphia Refinery
•  BS, ChemE, Drexel

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Randy Tucker

Randy Tucker, VP Capital Projects

  • VP of IT Peaboy Energy
  • VP Service Delivery One Communication
  • BS, CivilE, U of Missouri; MS, Management, Baker

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Linda Chapman

Linda Chapman, VP Human Resources

• EVP HR, One Communications
• SVP HR, Choice One Communications
• HR mgmt. Roles in Fortune 500, private, public, pre-IPO companies
• MS, HR - American University, SPHR

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Robert Djelveh, VP Supply Chain

• Director/Principal at PWC and PRTM, Supply Chain Group China
• Principal at A.T. Kearney, Operations Group East
• MBA and MA at University of Pennsylvania/Wharton

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Rick Wilson

Rick Wilson, VP Strategic Relationships

• CEO Cobalt Technologies, BP
• BA, Chemistry, U.C. San Diego; PhD, ChemE, Lehigh
• MBA, Chicago

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Kendall Carbone

Kendall Carbone, VP Controller & CAO

• QEP Resources, VP Controller & CAO
• Suncor, Director Finance
• BA Economics Dartmouth, MS Accounting New York University, CPA

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