Edward Beardsworth
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United States
Palo Alto, CA

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Environment Energy Water Air Materials

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Dr. Edward Beardsworth brings to the cleantech industry a deep understanding gained over a 30+ year period as a physicist, technology scout and as a strategic advisor to corporate and investor clients, and as an advisor to numerous startups. After earning a PhD in physics, Ed was in the group at Brookhaven National Lab that undertook interdisciplinary analyses of energy systems during the first energy crisis of the 1970s. Subsequently, he held positions at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), and in 1992 established an independent consultancy, Energy Technology Advisors, to provide detailed knowledge of energy R&D to clients. Ed was also the Technical Director for The Hub Lab, managing a series of R&D grants in revolutionary energy science. As Associate Director at Jane Capital Partners, he worked with major energy corporations to develop programs for strategic technology ventures and acquisitions. He has advised Nth Power and the Cleantech Group in their formative stages, and currently supports Garage Technology Ventures. He's based in Palo Alto, California.