Peter L. Corsell, Chairman

Peter L. Corsell is an entrepreneur and investor known for successfully bringing emerging technologies to market. MIT’s Technology Review recognized him as one of the world’s top innovators under age 35, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader, and the National Association of Corporate Directors included him on its inaugural list of leading directors under 40.

Corsell is Managing Partner of Twenty First Century Utilities, a private investment firm dedicated to acquiring and transforming regulated electric utilities. He is responsible for implementing the firm’s investment thesis of generating excellent long-term returns, while implementing smart grid and distributed clean energy technologies within the traditional regulated utility model.

Corsell is also Chairman of GridPoint, which he founded in 2003 and led as CEO until 2010. GridPoint developed an innovative smart grid platform to facilitate increased adoption of distributed energy technologies by aligning the interests of electric utilities, consumers and the environment. GridPoint has evolved into an established cleantech leader, enabling businesses, utilities and governments to maximize energy savings and environmental sustainability. The company has deployed more than 500,000 connected devices and has saved its customers over $400 million and 5 billion kilowatt-hours of energy.

In 2011, Corsell cofounded Hubub, a digital platform for individuals and publishers to discuss and debate topics of interest. In partnership with Bell Media, Hubub developed a large following in Canada, where it was featured in a 2015 Super Bowl commercial. In 2016, Hubub was acquired by The Stagwell Group and was renamed Stagwell Tech.  Corsell is currently Senior Advisor to The Stagwell Group.

Corsell has been a board member and investor in several technology companies, with a focus on big data analytics and enterprise software. He has been interviewed on Charlie Rose and featured in several books including Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Tom Friedman, Perfect Power by Robert Galvin and Kurt Yeager, Earth: The Sequel by Fred Krupp, The Clean Tech Revolution by Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder, and Our Woman in Havana by Ambassador Vicki Huddleston.

Earlier in his career, Corsell served with the Central Intelligence Agency and with the U.S. Department of State in Havana, Cuba. He holds a BSFS degree from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

 


 

Alex San Miguel

Alex San Miguel is a Partner at TOMS Capital LLC, an actively managed, single family office with an emphasis on wealth preservation and long-term value appreciation.  San Miguel helps to manage the firm’s private equity investments and is responsible for the oversight of all legal matters at TOMS Capital. Prior to TOMS Capital LLC,  San Miguel was General Counsel of GLG Partners Inc., a NYSE listed alternative asset management firm, from 2007 until 2011. While at GLG, San Miguel had responsibility for all legal and compliance matters and was a member of GLG’s senior executive committee. Prior to GLG, San Miguel was a Partner in the international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP where his practice focused on capital markets, mergers & acquisition and international corporate finance matters. San Miguel began his career as an associate at Thatcher, Proffitt & Wood. San Miguel graduated with a J.D. from New York Law School and has a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

 


 

Stephen Petricone

Stephen Petricone is a Managing Director and Co-Head of Fortress Investment Group’s energy team.  Petricone is responsible for origination, underwriting and asset management of energy and infrastructure transactions.  Investments have been across the capital structure and subsectors including E&P, midstream, refining, fossil and renewable power, distributed generation, energy storage and services.  Prior to joining Fortress, Petricone was Managing Director at GE Energy Financial Services (“GEEFS”), a unit of GE responsible for investing across products and sectors in energy globally.  At GEEFS, Petricone was Chief Risk Officer of Debt Products, accountable for the underwriting of more than $5 billion in investments across more than one hundred credits. Also at GEEFS, Petricone originated and underwrote power equity transactions in the U.S. and Latin America. Prior to GE, Petricone worked at ABB in emerging markets project finance and at the UN in energy and sustainable development. Mr. Petricone received a B.A. from Yale University and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.