#125 Leading the CleanTech Industry

Join Tom Ranken, President and CEO of the CleanTech Alliance to find out:

  • Why research and development is key to the CleanTech Industry;
  • The importance of creating better, faster, cheaper and cleaner solutions;
  • What it takes to bring new technology to market;
  • Why it’s important to understand the value to both customers and the market when developing new technology;
  • The challenges facing those in the CleanTech Industry and how to overcome them.

Tom is President & CEO of the CleanTech Alliance. Under his leadership, membership has grown by a factor of eight to 300 companies, research institutions, and other organizations in six U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. Prior to joining the Alliance, Tom co-founded and was CEO of VizX Labs, a cloud-based bioinformatics company. Earlier, he led a team that turned around and doubled the size of Axio Research. He directed public affairs at Immunex and was President of the Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association (now Life Science Washington).

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