The ‘Green Economy Jobs and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Energy Efficiency and Clean Tech Sector’ is a two-day symposium designed to address the state of green careers, entrepreneurial opportunities, and small business ownership in the green economy in urban communities. Several informational sessions will be held, providing actionable information on how jobs seekers, entrepreneurs and small business owners can access opportunities in the energy efficiency, green energy and clean technology sectors.
The ‘Go Green, Get Green: Career Opportunities in the Energy and Clean Technology Sector’ panel will focus on green economy jobs in energy and clean technology. The speakers are:
Rob Reeves, President/CEO, Redfish Technology
Redfish is a full-service search firm specializing in Clean Tech and High Tech.
Rob has a dual major in Finance and Japanese from the University of Washington, his passion is training and managing executive recruiters. Rob founded Redfish in 1996, naming it after one of his favorite places in the world. His leadership has taken Redfish from a predominantly West Coast Technical recruiting focus to a nationwide, full-service staffing firm specializing in the High Tech and Clean Tech sectors.
Phillip Fram, VP Sales & Marketing, Quadlogic
Quadlogic develops and sells Smart Meters for electric submeter & energy monitoring.
Phil has over 30 years of experience in B2B. Prior to Quadlogic, Phil was VP Marketing at Marinco Corp., an international manufacturer of industrial and marine components. Phil has successful experience in the technical product development process, and in marketing. Phil holds an AAS EE and BSBA from RIT and an MBA from Babson.
Phyllis White-Thorne, Manager of Public Information, Con Edison
Con Edison is a regulated utility covering much of the New York City area.
Phyllis manages Public Information with community and government leaders and not for profit organizations for Con Edison in Brooklyn. She has also managed strategic partnerships at Con Edison’s Corporate Headquarters, creating strategy for the Company’s support of public education initiatives, as well as Corporate Volunteer Program.
Stephen Ritz, Educator, Visionary, Green Bronx Machine
The Green Bronx Machine is an in-school workforce training focusing on green minds, green hearts, green jobs, and green technology. Stephen is a South Bronx teacher/administrator who has empowered students into spheres of personal and academic successes they have never imagined while reclaiming and rebuilding the Bronx. Stephen’s extended student and community family have grown over 25,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx while generating extraordinary academic performance. He recently spoke at the January 2012 TEDxTALK where he received a standing ovation.
Redfish is an executive search firm placing High Tech and CleanTech professionals with a variety of firms from innovative start-ups to global Fortune 500. Redfish recruits C-Suite, Executive and Senior Level Managers, as well as building the teams beneath them. The CleanTech division focuses on Solar, Energy Efficiency, ESCO, Smart Grid, Energy Storage, Battery, Electric / Hybrid Vehicles, Wind, Power Electronics, Fuel Cells, Biofuels, Geothermal and other Renewable Energy sectors.
Green Economy Jobs and Entrepreneurial Opportunities
The Green Economy Jobs and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Energy Efficiency and Clean Tech Sector expo is a two-day recruitment fair and symposium designed to address the state of green careers, entrepreneurial opportunities and small business ownership in the green economy in urban communities.
The Green Festival® is the largest sustainability event in the US with over 125 national and local speakers presenting keynotes, workshops, and cultural programming.
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Anna Mathieu, Marketing Communications Manager
Redfish Technology, Inc.