Non-Affiliated Experts

Individuals not affiliated with ITIF who have participated in ITIF events or co-authored an ITIF publication.

Steven Pearlstein

Steven Pearlstein
Business and Economics Columnist
Washington Post

Steven Pearlstein, a Pulitzer-prize winning business and economics columnist for the Washington Post, joined the GMU faculty as Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs in the fall of 2011.  His route to university teaching has been an unconventional one.  After several years as a reporter for small newspapers in New Hampshire, he moved to Washington to serve as administrative assistant to members of the House and Senate. He was a TV reporter for public television in Boston, senior editor at Inc. Read more »

Edward Markey

Edward Markey
U.S. Senator
State of Massachusetts

Ed Markey was born in Malden, Massachusetts, on July 11, 1946. He attended Boston College (B.A., 1968) and Boston College Law School (J.D., 1972). He was elected to the Massachusetts State House in 1972, where he served two terms representing Malden and Melrose. Markey was elected in 1976 to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served 18 terms, rising to become the Chairman of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, Ranking Democratic Member of the Natural Resources Committee, and the second ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Read more »

Amanda Kibbe

Amanda Kibbe
Energy Policy Intern
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Amanda Kibbe is an Energy Policy Intern at ITIF. Prior to joining ITIF, she earned her B.S. in Meteorology, and her M.S. in Integrated Scientific Applications, with a specialization in Climate Science Applications from Millersville University. 

Dan Radomski

Dan Radomski
Vice President, Industry & Venture Development
NextEnergy

Dan Radomski is Vice President, Industry and Venture Development, at NextEnergy. Radomski’s key responsibilities are to oversee the development, delivery and revenue generation of NextEnergy’s value chain analysis and supplier diversification services to suppliers, ventures, and OEMs operating in relevant advanced energy sectors in the state of Michigan. Prior to joining NextEnergy, Radomski was owner of Kinetik Partners, a premier clean energy market strategy and technology commercialization firm with offices in Detroit and Barcelona, Spain. Read more »

Jason Anderson

Jason Anderson
Executive Vice President
CleanTECH San Diego

As vice president of CleanTECH San Diego, Jason Anderson leads several initiatives critical to the mission of the organization, including the EDGE biofuels initiative, advocacy efforts, and economic development programs. In addition, Anderson is President & CEO of the Cleantech Education Foundation, designed to develop education and workforce development programs aligned with the mission of CleanTECH San Diego. In 2012, Anderson was appointed by the Mayor of San Diego to the City's Sustainable Energy Advisory Board (SEAB). Read more »

Alicia Barton

Alicia Barton
Chief Executive Officer
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

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Rebecca Bagley

Rebecca Bagley
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nortech

Rebecca O. Bagley is President and Chief Executive Officer of NorTech, a technology-based economic development organization working to revitalize Northeast Ohio by accelerating the growth of regional innovation clusters in advanced energy, flexible electronics and water technologies. Under her leadership, NorTech connects small, medium and large companies and universities for business, funding and research opportunities that create jobs, attract capital and have long-term positive economic impact. Read more »

Amy Francetic

Amy Francetic
Chief Executive Officer
Clean Energy Trust

Amy has over 18 years of operational and executive management experience in the high technology sector with specialties in cleantech and information technology. She helped found Clean Energy Trust with Mr. Pritzker and Mr. Polsky. Prior to Clean Energy, Ms. Francetic worked as an investment professional for MVC Capital, a publicly-traded private equity firm (NYSE:MVC), in their Chicago office. Read more »

Alistair Nolan

Alistair Nolan
Senior Economist
OECD

Alistair Nolan has worked with the OECD since July 1997. He currently works in the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, where he focuses on public policies to foster innovation. He recently managed a two-year OECD project aimed at assessing the role of intangible assets in innovation and growth, leading to the newly-released book Supporting Investment in Knowledge Capital, Growth and Innovation. For a number of years he specialised in the assessment of all aspects of public policy towards entrepreneurship. Mr. Read more »

Kenan Patrick Jarboe

Kenan Patrick Jarboe
President
Athena Alliance

Ken Jarboe is the President of Athena Alliance, a Washington, DC-based non-profit research organization in the vanguard of identifying, understanding, analyzing, and educating on the information, intangibles, and innovation (I3 or I-Cubed) economy which now drive economic prosperity and wealth creation. He also edits the blog The Intangible Economy. Dr. Jarboe received his Ph.D. in Sociotechnological Planning and B.S. in Engineering from the University of Michigan. Read more »

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