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Ian Thomson

Founder, (& Truman Fellow)
CleanTechies.com

This speaker was a visiting speaker who delivered a talk or talks on the date(s) shown at the links below. This speaker is not otherwise associated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, unless specifically identified as a Berkeley Lab staff member.


Since leaving the Marine Corps in 2005 Ian has been an active renewable energy and national security consultant and the founded CleanTechies.com, an online media site focusing on clean technologies and careers in sustainability. He is active in advancing veteran employment and developing training curricula to prepare veterans for careers in energy. Ian received his B.A. in International Relations with a concentration in Foreign Policy and National Security from Boston University and received his Master’s degree in Business Administration from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He is an avid snowboarder, biker and sailor and is currently training for an Ironman triathlon. He is on the board of GRID Alternatives, an organization that brings solar and energy efficiency solutions to low-income homeowners.He and his wife Ceylan live in San Francisco.