John Lash

Independent Green Energy Entrepreneur
John Lash is an independent green energy entrepreneur working toward sustainable solutions in cleantech, smart grid, clean air, clean water, and corporate sustainability. Previously he headed up marketing and strategy for Clean Diesel, a company that aims to reduce regulated emissions from the combustion of fossil or biofuels, while increasing energy efficiency and lowering the climate change impact of engine applications around the world.

A long-time business strategist and technologist, John Lash heard the call to tackle climate change. With more than 20 years experience in high-tech, communications, and media, Lash became committed to sustainability endeavors in mid 2007. Since then, Lash has published several articles and a white paper in this space, and was in the process of launching a renewable energy development business using a third-party power purchase agreement (PPA) model when he joined Clean Diesel.

Prior to Clean Diesel, Lash held Vice President Strategic Development positions for 6 years at Artera Group and its parent company, NCT Group, a publicly traded, high-tech company with a strong technology base. Earlier positions at NCT included Vice President Global Technology Sales and Vice President Sales for its media subsidiary.

Before then, Lash was President and co-founder of Enhanced Signal Processing, Inc., a high-tech sales consulting firm, focused on technology licensing. Prior to that, Lash held senior sales, marketing, engineering, and project management positions at Kasten Chase Applied Research, Ltd. and TIL Systems, Ltd. providing innovative telecommunications solutions to the financial industry worldwide. During this period, Lash worked in Canada, Spain, and the United States and was involved in the design and implementation of computerized trading systems for a number of stock exchanges worldwide.

A global citizen, Lash has extensive international experience managing offices in Europe and Asia and conducting business in more than 15 countries. Lash received a BASc Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Toronto.

Focus: Business, Energy, Environment, Technology, United States, Americas, Global

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Last Updated: Sep 04, 2009

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