April 14-16, 2013, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Speakers

Kevin Bowles

Kevin Bowles

Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder
Solar Fuel

Mr. Bowles is Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Solar Fuel LLC.  Solar Fuel is a University of Florida spin out that has a novel, proprietary technology used to convert solar heat to fuel (eg, hydrogen, syngas, diesel or gasoline).  Solar Fuel just received a $3 million DOE grant and is seeking strategic partners. 

Mr. Bowles has 22 years of experience with entrepreneurial ventures in roles as CEO, VC, investment banker and consultant for his own account and in partnership.  He has proven the ability to craft a vision, develop a viable business plan, raise the capital, form the team and partnerships and lead, with passion, the execution of the business model.  In addition to 6 years in the energy sector, Bowles has worked with media, technology, software, mobile, medical device, and consumer products companies. 

Bowles also commercializes university technologies.  Bowles is on faculty at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School teaching MBAs New Ventures - operations, marketing, business development, strategy, and sales in the entrepreneurial environment.  He also works with Denmark and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, developing international market entry strategies for mature companies, as well as business model development for high growth ventures.  Bowles holds B.S. & M.S. degrees in Geology and an MBA.

Strategic Conversations II - Track 3 – Entrepreneurship and Commercialization

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