Jon Powers is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Clean Capital, a solar investment firm. He leads the corporate strategy and development, investor relations, and marketing for CleanCapital. Jon's passion for clean energy derives from his time served with the US Army in Iraq and the realization that a clean energy economy is vital to protect America's national security interests. After helping revolutionize the US Army's energy program, Jon was appointed by President Obama to serve as the Federal Chief Sustainability Officer. While in this role, Jon recognized the need to address the inefficiencies in clean energy finance. In 2016, Jon was named by Washington Life as a Top 25 Tech Leader for DC.