Biography

Thomas Jensen, Co-Founder of EFN and Director of iCatalysts, has 30 years of experience starting venture backed companies and leading global consulting practices for Fortune 500 companies. Over his 25-year career, Tom founded two software ventures to advance clean manufacturing and consulted for several other new enterprises including manufacturing and supply chain companies, online supply chain and environmental commerce marketplaces, personal computer manufacturers, green packaging manufacturers, water filtration companies, and utility energy efficiency services. Tom co-founded nationally and internationally recognized clean manufacturing and energy public-private partnerships, and has assisted more than 50 large companies in the U.S. and abroad develop business plans, marketing alliances, or to apply innovative strategies and technologies. Tom served as principal founder and vice president at Formatics Technologies, Inc., a venture-backed enterprise software company designed to accelerate clean manufacturing. Tom served as the Global Practice Director for SAIC's Sustainability Practice.

Tom has taught and lectured in venture design courses at the University of California at Berkeley, has lectured in engineering and environmental management at Stanford University and has served as a judge and mentor in business plan competitions at UC Berkeley and Stanford University. He holds degrees from UCLA and the Claremont Colleges

Industry Experience

Energy, utility, environmental, food, software

Expertise

Business strategy and planning, business development, energy, environment, social ventures

Universities Mentored For

Columbia, Duke, Indian School of Business, NYU, Rice, Stanford, University of California,University of Michgan, University of Washington,

Thomas Jensen

Enterprise Futures Network

San Francisco, California

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