Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Emmett is principal and co-founder of Innovo Energy Solutions Group LLC, a private services consulting firm specializing in bringing clean technologies to market. Mr. Emmett’s particular focus is on the environmental impacts of traditional and emerging technologies, and the economic factors and shifting regulatory and political landscapes affecting markets for these technologies.
Mr. Emmett is also the Executive Director and a founding Board Member of Energy Independence Now (EIN) where he directs programs in policy development and advocacy in support of advancing clean transportation to address climate change, air quality and petroleum reduction objectives. Mr. Emmett served as advisor to the California Environmental Protection Agency on the development and implementation of the California Hydrogen Highway Blueprint Plan, and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the California Energy Commission’s AB 118 Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program.
Previously, Daniel worked with one of Southern California’s largest owner/operators of commercial office buildings, where he developed and coordinated a portfolio-wide energy efficiency and conservation program that retrofitted over 10 million square feet of commercial office space, saving millions of dollars in energy costs, and resulting in a Flex Your Power Award from the State of California.
Mr. Emmett also worked on clean fuels and energy conservation issues as the Energy Programs Director at Environment Now Foundation, and at the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture, co-directing the Stanford University, USAID-funded, Agricultural Policy Research and Training Program. He holds a B.A. from the University of California Santa Cruz in Environmental Studies and Economics and an M.A. in International Development Policy from Stanford University.