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

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Technical Advisory Board

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.

Cliff Detz

PhD – 25 years at Chevron managing R&D in catalysis, refining processes, and environmental technology. Cliff led Chevron's investment in numerious technology companies and was the founder of the Chevron Technology Ventures Group.

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Raymond Hobbs

Raymond Hobbs

BSME, MBA – 26 years at Arizona Public Service, chief engineer at coal fired plants followed by R&D in the hydrogen economy, EVs, coal gasification and carbon dioxide sequestration. 8 patents and 5 clean tech awards.

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Leo Manzer

PhD – 32 years in catalysis and process development at DuPont, 130 patents, 90 publications and 16 scientific awards. He was the founder and director of the Corporate Catalysis Center and a DuPont Fellow.

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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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Dean Simeroth

BS -  35+ years at CARB, 19 years as the Chief of Criteria Pollutants Branch that is responsible for developing and implementing specifications for motor vehicle fuels including re-formulated and low carbon fuel standards. B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Davis. Coordinator of the California Environmental Protection Agency Multimedia Working Group responsible for evaluations of new fuel specifications.

 

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