BLUETECH FORUM 2018: INVESTOR PANEL
Jacob Donnelly, Senior VP, Bain Capital
Jacob joined Bain Capital in 2016 to help launch the firm’s Double Impact strategy, which focuses on growth and control investments in companies that deliver both competitive financial returns and measurable social or environmental good. At Bain Capital Double Impact Jacob helps lead investments in sustainability and education, and he serves as a Director for the firm’s investment in Living Earth.
David Henderson, Partner, XPV Water Partners
As the founder of XPV, David is a thought leader and sought after advisor and speaker in the area of water technology and investing. David combines his marketing and business development knowledge to create new opportunities for our partners. His grasp of market trends and insights help to connect entrepreneurs to invaluable resources that drive or accelerate growth.
Dirk Brusis, Investment manager, SKion GmbH
Dr. Dirk Brusis is investment manager at SKion GmbH, the investment company of German entrepreneur Susanne Klatten (an anchor shareholder of BMW, SKion’s main holdings being Altana, SGL Carbon, Nordex, Avista Oil and in the water sector Ovivo, Eliquo Water Group, EnviroChemie, Paques, Evodos, MattenPlant and Miranda) where he is mainly responsible for investments in the water sector.
Matt Servatius, Managing Director, Head Of CleanTech Banking, Wells Fargo & Company
Matt Servatius has been with Wells Fargo for over 14 years in various leadership roles, credit and relationship management across technology, CleanTech, general industries and real estate. In early 2015, Servatius assumed the responsibility of leading CleanTech Corporate banking nationally with 16 team members and offices in Palo Alto and San Francisco.
Robert Allen, Director, Evok Innovations
Robert Allen was formerly the Director of a Greenwich, CT based family office and venture capital firm. There he led deal origination and asset management and was the principal liaison between the firm and its portfolio companies. He worked closely with the individual companies to drive growth and customer adoption. Included in his responsibilities was leading corporate and business development for a 200-acre industrial complex and Class I rail terminal in central New York specializing in material handling and storage for the oil & gas sector.
Janelle Goulard, Director of Health Investment, Pangaea Ventures
Janelle Goulard is the Director of Health Investment at Pangaea Ventures. Pangaea Ventures is the world leader in advanced materials venture capital. Pangaea invests in companies using advanced materials in energy, electronics, health and sustainability to make our world better. Janelle has over ten years of experience working in healthcare both in private investments and management consulting. She has spent most of her career at GE Healthcare, based in the USA and Europe.
Therese Jordan, Director, Asahi Kasei Ventures
Terri Jordan is focused on identifying, developing and executing business plans for CVC portfolio companies in the area of “clean technology”. She joined Asahi Kasei’s CVC group in 2015. Prior to this, she worked at Crystal IS, an AK portfolio company which was acquired in 2011, as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Previous roles include 15 years of experience in technology, business, and quality leadership positions in GE materials businesses.