Building on more than two decades as an investor, innovator, and business leader in the clean technology sector, Mr. Nicholas Eisenberger is focused on scaling the circular carbon economy to address the urgent challenge of climate change. A long-time Senior Advisor to Global Thermostat, Mr. Eisenberger was named President in January 2022.
In the carbontech sector, Mr. Eisenberger led the effort to raise ~$100MM from a consortium of global energy companies and governments to launch the Carbon XPRIZE and founded the Circular Carbon Network with the XPRIZE Foundation to accelerate flow of capital and commercial activity in the sector. He co-founded and serves as a director of the CREO Syndicate, a network of family office investors with nearly a trillion dollars of accumulated wealth focused on opportunities in the clean economy, and chairs CREO ́s Carbon Removal Committee. He also launched a new initiative in collaboration with leading Direct Air Capture providers and stakeholders called the Direct Air Capture Coalition, focused on mobilizing society to accelerate the deployment of DAC solutions globally. Mr. Eisenberger serves on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Direct Air Capture Advisory Council and the Carbon-to-Value Initiative’s Carbontech Leadership Council.
Previously, Mr. Eisenberger was Managing Partner of Pure Energy Partners, a venture catalyst firm investing in high-potential clean economy companies and partners with innovators to drive profit and impact. He also served as Managing Principal of GreenOrder, which he and his partners established as one of the most influential sustainability strategy firms and sold in 2008.
Additionally, Mr. Eisenberger was the CEO of Ecos Technologies, an online energy management company and a venture capital investor at Churchill Capital, one of the first dedicated cleantech funds. In the mid-1990s, he co-founded Mypoints.com, a pioneering public Internet marketing company that was purchased by United Airlines.
Called one of the “Go-to-guys” in sustainability consulting by Fortune, he is widely recognized for his groundbreaking work with global companies such as GM, DuPont, HP, and GE, whose multi-billion dollar ecomagination initiative Mr. Eisenberger played a key role in guiding from its launch.
Mr. Eisenberger holds honors degrees from Harvard College and Harvard Law School and lives with his wife and three daughters in Westport, Connecticut.