We are a technology company developing Engineered Biocarbon™ and hydrocarbon products to address three of the world's greatest necessities: food, water, and energy

Our roster of investors and executives are best of class

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 - CEO

Howard Janzen, 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, CFO

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

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Wes Bolsen, Head of Global Business Development & External Affairs

•  CMO & VP Gov't Affairs/BD, Coskata & Codexis

•  CFO, ICM, Inc.

•  McKinsey & Co – Chicago & Palo Alto (2000-2006)

•  BSEE – Rose-Hulman, MBA-Stanford GSB

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Mike Bukowski

Mike Bukowski, Business Unit Leader - Fuels

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

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Jim Loar, Chief Commercial Officer

  • VP, Operations, Wilbur-Ellis Company
  • VP of N.A., Griffin LLC
  • Bachelor of Nautical Science, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy; MBA, Ohio University

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Raj Malyala

Raj Malyala, Head of Basic & Applied Research

•  R&E Manager, Catalytic Solutions
•  Scientist, Natural Resources Canada
•  PhD, Chem, Nat. Chem. Lab., India
•  Master Physical Chem, U of Pune
•  BA, Math, Physics Chem., Andhra U

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Randy Tucker

Randy Tucker, Chief Operations Officer

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

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