Ian Foraker has played an active leadership role at the Cleantech Open since beginning as the volunteer Bay Area Director in 2013. Ian is committed to creating value both for the early-stage entrepreneurs who participate in our annual accelerator, and for the many stakeholders in our community who deliver this value - our mentors, pro bono leadership team, judges, partners, and sponsors.
Ian comes to the Cleantech Open from PG&E, where he managed strategic industry engagement for the Customer Energy Solutions organization. Before joining PG&E, Ian worked across diverse staff functions and consulting at Siemens, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and IBM. Ian earned his MBA from New York University's Stern School and his BA from Williams College.