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Co-Founder & CEO, Verne

Ted McKlveen

Ted McKlveen is the CEO of Verne, where he is developing high-density hydrogen systems for heavy-duty transportation. Ted founded Verne while attending the Stanford Graduate School of Business, with the mission to accelerate the transition of hard-to-decarbonize sectors to zero-emission operations. Prior to his time at Stanford, Ted was the Director of Commercialization at Advanced Microgrid Solutions. In this role, Ted commercialized a new software product that optimizes the economic returns of grid-scale renewable energy assets (battery storage, solar, and wind), incentivizing increased deployment. Ted began his career as a management consultant at Bain & Company, serving Fortune 500 clients and private equity firms. Ted received his AB in Chemistry from Harvard University, graduating summa cum laude. While at Harvard, Ted began his work on energy storage, designing novel molecules for grid-scale redox flow batteries. Ted currently lives in San Francisco, and enjoys biking, skiing, reading, and spending time outdoors.