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). Prior to joining CleanTECH San Diego, he served as vice president of business development for the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and, before joining EDC in 2006, worked at the Texas State Capitol as legislative director for State Senator Frank Madla. Anderson graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a bachelor's degree in corporate communications and is a 2008 graduate of LEAD San Diego.