Jon Powers

Former Federal Chief Sustainability Officer, U.S. Army, CleanCapital

Jon leads corporate strategy, operations, investor relations, and marketing for CleanCapital. His passion for clean energy stems from his time serving with the U.S. Army in Iraq, where he learned how vital clean energy is to protecting America’s national security. He helped to revolutionize the U.S. Army’s energy program, first as Special Adviser for Energy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army and later as Director of Outreach for the Army’s Energy Initiatives Task Force. In 2012, Jon was appointed to the post of Federal Chief Sustainability Officer by President Obama. Jon is a graduate of John Carroll University and Johns Hopkins University. •Named to Washington Life’s Top 25 Tech Leaders in D.C., 2016. •Named to Renewable Energy World’s inaugural Solar 40 Under 40 list.