The core of our team is:


Eric is the founder of the SVCTA and has been passionate about environmental subjects for as long as he can remember. His focus in clean tech is in both renewable energy and green building. Eric is big on outdoor adventure and is often hiking, mountain biking or some other kind of shenanigans. Eric has been a serial entrepreneur since 1991 - primarily in the creative arts - currently operating a fashion forward, eco-friendly line of streetwear. Eric completed his undergrad in Business Administration with a minor in Energy/ Environmental Studies.


He helps manage SVCTA's technologies, provides internet media coverage for cleantech events in the bay area, and builds alliances/partnerships with different organizations that all fit together in achieving the common goal of building the clean energy economy of tomorrow. He completed his undergrad in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics. He's passionate about energy efficiency, big on green IT, believes in sustainability, and excited about the smart grid.




Carissa is a new addition to the SVClean Tech team. A native to Silicon Valley, she hopes to leave her mark by impacting the area in a positive way. She is very passionate about solar and renewable energy sources and is up to date on the latest technologies. She recently graduated from San Jose State with  B.S. in Hospitality Management and a minor in Business. When she isn't working at Coupons Inc, she is enjoying the outdoors, cooking, or spending time with her dog Max. She hopes to own her own business in the future.