Peter Corsell, Chairman & Founder

Peter Corsell is an investor and entrepreneur 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 invests in sustainable energy and infrastructure technology as Managing Director at I Squared Capital, an independent multi-billion-dollar global infrastructure investment firm. I Squared currently has over $27 billion of assets under management in the energy, utilities, telecom, transport, and social infrastructure sectors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Prior to joining I Squared, Corsell was cofounder and Managing Partner at Twenty First Century Utilities, a private investment firm specializing in sustainability and technology in the electric power sector, which was acquired by I Squared in 2019.

Corsell is also Chairman of GridPoint, a leading clean technology company, which he founded in 2003 and led as CEO until 2010. GridPoint has deployed more than 500,000 connected devices and has saved its customers over $500 million and 6 billion kilowatt-hours of energy.

Corsell has been a cofounder, board member and investor in several technology companies focused on clean technology, cybersecurity, 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.

Corsell serves on the board of directors at Atlantic Power Corporation and is a member of the Yale School of Architecture Dean’s Council. 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.


John Collins

John Collins is a proven senior executive with a strong track record of driving growth, improving operating efficiency, developing talent and effective teams resulting in enhanced shareholder returns.  He is a recognized expert in M&A, finance, risk management, strategy, energy and derivatives markets and transaction structuring.

Most recently, Collins served as President and CEO of Cube Hydro Partners, an owner and operator of hydroelectric facilities in the U.S.  He grew the company through five acquisitions; from the initial development of a 6 MW hydroelectric facility in western Pennsylvania to the ownership and operations of 19 plants totaling 385 MWs located in five states generating 1.5 million MWhs per year.  Under his leadership, Cube Hydro successfully reduced operating costs by 30% while significantly improving overall operating performance.  Collins led the negotiations and closing of the sale of the company to a U.S.-based subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation for $1.1 billion, which closed in October 2019.

Previously, Collins spent 22 years with Constellation Energy Group, a Fortune 125 diversified energy company, serving as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer and Senior Vice President of Integration.  He led the sale of 49% of Constellation’s nuclear generation business to EDF for $4.5 billion, and was the architect of Baltimore Gas & Electric Company’s 72% rate increase settlement with the Maryland legislature.  Prior to joining the holding company, Collins was a founding member and CFO of Constellation Energy’s merchant energy business, which grew to become the largest competitive energy supplier in the U.S., and held several financial leadership positions in Baltimore Gas & Electric Company.

Collins also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Constellation Energy Partners, a publicly traded natural gas exploration and production company.  He is a founding member and former Chairman of the Committee of Chief Risk Officers (CCRO), which was formed following the collapse of Enron to establish and promote best practices in risk management.

Collins holds a B.S. in Business Administration from University of Delaware (where he was inducted into the university’s “Wall of Fame”) and an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh.

 


Kevin Crull

Kevin Crull has delivered growth and transformation across several multi-billion dollar businesses in a variety of industries. Leveraging his roots in sales, marketing and product management, he has driven superior execution, strategic M&A, and has built teams who consistently outperform expectations and their competition.

Most recently, Crull served as Sprint’s Chief Strategy Officer, overseeing corporate strategy and business development. In this role he guided the company’s 5G program cross-functionally, evaluated a range of strategic options for the company, helped consummate the T-Mobile merger agreement, and then led integration planning.

Crull joined Sprint as Chief Marketing Officer, where he was recognized as the third most influential global marketer in 2015 by Forbes, ScribbleLive and LinkedIn. As President of Omnichannel Sales, he also led Sprint’s 5,000 company-owned and dealer-owned retail stores, telesales, digital, and national retail channels.

Prior to Sprint, Crull served for nearly five years as President & CEO of Bell Media, Canada’s largest media and broadcasting company, operating conventional TV, Cable TV, Radio, Outdoor, and digital assets in both English and French. He led the acquisition of CTV Globemedia in late 2010, which created the foundation for Bell Media Inc. Following that, he acquired and integrated Astral Media and made strategic investments in MLSE and the Montreal Canadiens.

Before Bell Media, Crull served as President of Bell Residential Services, Canada’s largest consumer telecommunications company, providing high-speed broadband, internet services, home phone, and satellite & fiber television service. He also led the consumer and small business divisions at AT&T and US West/Qwest Communications. Earlier in his career, Crull served in a variety of executive positions during nine years at Nestle USA. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from The Ohio State University and an M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco.

 


Mark Crumpacker

Mark Crumpacker has spent much of his career immersed in the world of food and agriculture. He is now focused on building a sustainable global agriculture. In early 2020, Mark founded Cultivas, a private equity-backed platform dedicated for modern food dedicated to financing and building the necessary infrastructure to accelerate the adoption of alternative proteins and produce grown indoors.

Mark’s passion for food and sustainability began at Chipotle where between 2009 and 2018 he held several different roles including Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Development Officer, Chief Strategy Officer as well as President of the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, a charitable organization he established in 2011 as a way of promoting a more sustainable, healthful and equitable food future.

Prior to joining Chipotle, he was the founder and CEO at Sequence, a San Francisco-based branding and interactive agency that was recently acquired by Salesforce. Prior to Sequence, Mark served as the CEO and Executive Creative director at Studio Archetype and led its sale to Sapient in 1997. Mark is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences related to his role in the production of Emmy® award winning content.

In addition to his board role at GridPoint, Mark serves as the chairman of Creator, a restaurant automation platform, and chairman of Vertage, a plant-based cheese company. He’s also a strategy advisor to MasterClass and Impossible Foods.

 


Dan Gold

Dan Gold is the Chief Executive Officer, managing partner and founder of QVT Financial LP, an asset management company with offices in New York, Palo Alto and New Delhi. He founded the QVT group at Deutsche Bank shortly after joining in 1992, having previously worked as a proprietary trader at Daiwa Securities America (Assistant Vice President from 1990 to 1992) and at Bear, Stearns & Co. (Associate from 1989 to 1990). Gold currently serves as a board member for two companies in the shipping and offshore industry. He holds an A.B. in Physics from Harvard College.

 


Steve Petricone

Steve 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. Petricone holds a B.A. from Yale University and a Master’s in Public Policy (MPP) from Harvard 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 Thacher, Proffitt & Wood. San Miguel holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from New York Law School.