About
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Management
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Board of Directors
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Management
Andrew Perlman

Andrew Perlman
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
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Andrew Perlman is the Chief Executive Officer of GreatPoint Energy. Since co-founding the Company in 2004, Mr. Perlman has been deeply involved in all aspects of its growth, driving the development of its technology and building a highly experienced team which marries both scientific and commercial expertise.

Mr. Perlman is an entrepreneur who has successfully co-founded eight venture-backed companies. Prior to founding GreatPoint Energy, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Coatue Corporation, a microelectronics company which was purchased by Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD).

In 1995, Mr. Perlman founded Cignal Global Communications, a pioneer in integrated voice/data network communications, and served as President until its sale in 2000 to one of the largest cable operators in Europe.

Mr. Perlman is a Partner at GreatPoint Ventures, an investment firm focused on early stage commercialization of new, cutting-edge technologies; and sits on the Board of Coskata, a producer of low cost ethanol and plastics from biomass or natural gas. He was selected by the MIT Technology Review as one of the world's top 35 innovators under the age of 35, the Boston Business Journal as one of Massachusetts' most promising business people, and has been profiled by the Wall Street Journal as a leading young entrepreneur.

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Daniel P. Goldman

Daniel P. Goldman
President & Chief Financial Officer
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Daniel Goldman, President and Chief Financial Officer at GreatPoint Energy, oversees finance, accounting, strategic planning, risk management, public affairs and policy initiatives, and business development for the company. Mr. Goldman has been involved in over $4 billion of energy-related finance transactions and brings 20 years of industry experience in strategy, corporate and project finance, project development, policy as well as private equity and venture capital investing.

Prior to joining GreatPoint Energy, from 2002 to 2006, Mr. Goldman was a co-founder and served as Chief Financial Officer of New Energy Capital Corp., one of the first funds focused exclusively on investments in clean energy projects. Mr. Goldman developed New Energy Capital's clean energy project investment strategy, assembled the team, and raised equity. From 1996 through 2001, Mr. Goldman held regional and corporate senior management development and finance positions in Hong Kong and Boston at InterGen, a leading power generation company co-owned by the Bechtel Group and Royal/Dutch Shell. Prior to InterGen, he served as Director of the Asia Pacific Energy Consulting practice for Arthur D. Little in Singapore from 1992-1996.

In addition to GreatPoint Energy, Mr. Goldman is a co-founder and Managing Partner of the Clean Energy Venture Group, an early stage clean tech investment fund; and senior advisor to Asia Environmental Partners, a $250 million Asia-focused private equity fund managed by Olympus Capital. Mr. Goldman serves on the Board of Directors of the New England Clean Energy Council, and is a Board Observer to Next Step Living, a residential energy efficiency company, and OutSmart Power Systems, a building energy management solutions company. He is also a co-founder of Environmental Entrepreneurs in New England, a business advocacy group linked to NRDC.

Mr. Goldman received a B.S. from Cornell University and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics. He serves on the Cornell University Council, on the undergraduate Business Advisory Council to the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management in Cornell's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and on the Board of Cornell's Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future.

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Donald B. Anthony, Sc.D.

Donald B. Anthony, Sc.D.
Chief Technology Officer
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Donald Anthony, Sc.D., Chief Technology Officer at GreatPoint Energy, is responsible for the Company's technology strategy, engineering, research, technical project development, operations and licensing. He brings more than 30 years of executive and technology management experience from the energy, chemical, engineering, construction and manufacturing industries. Dr. Anthony has spent his entire career involved in the coal gasification process, ranging from research & development, to commercial design and plant operation.

Prior to joining GreatPoint Energy, Dr. Anthony served as President and Executive Director of the Council for Chemical Research, a 25 year old non-profit organization consisting of 30 leading chemical industry companies, 140 leading research universities, and 10 national laboratories. During his tenure, he was responsible for overall leadership and strategic direction, engaging in an active advocacy role for new energy solutions, including coal gasification.

In 1998, Dr. Anthony was named President and COO of ABB's $550 million U.S. process automation business, having previously served as President and COO of the Bailey Controls Company, a $300 million global supplier of automation technology.

From 1991 to 1995, Dr. Anthony held a number of management positions at Bechtel, including Vice President, petroleum and chemicals technology, in which he was charged with overseeing the Company's gasification efforts including (i) engineering design, construction, and start-up for Phase II of Tennessee Eastman coal gasification plant, (ii) engineering design, construction, and start-up for the TECO IGCC plant (Dr. Anthony was a member of Project Steering Committee), and (iii) forming strategic alliances with Conoco, Texaco and Shell to promote petroleum coke gasification; Vice President of Asia Pacific Operations; and Vice President of Worldwide Refining.

In 1975 he joined Standard Oil to start a coal conversion research program. Five years later, he became manager of Standard Oil's commercial development efforts in synthetic fuels. These efforts included sponsorship of the Texaco Cool Water Demonstration project and partnership in the Hampshire Coal Gasification project. In 1985, he was named Vice President of Standard Oil R&D. Two years later, he became Vice President of BP America Research.

Dr. Anthony is a member of the University of Chicago Review Committee for the Energy Portfolio of the Argonne National Laboratory. He is a past member of the National Research Council's Energy Engineering Board and participated in a number of evaluations of coal gasification readiness and economics. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Glennan Microsystems Initiative and was an Executive Council member of the Northeast Ohio Regional Technology Coalition (NorTech). He is also a past member of the M.I.T. Department of Chemical Engineering Visiting Committee.

Dr. Anthony received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toledo and his S.M. and Sc.D. from M.I.T.

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Pattabhi K. Raman

Pattabhi K. Raman
Senior Vice President of Research & Development
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Pattabhi K. Raman is the Senior Vice President of Research and Development. He is responsible for leading the company's research and development activities including process development, catalyst development, pilot plant scale up, and new technology development. He brings over 25 years of leadership experience in developing and scaling up new technologies and processes in the Chemical and Hydrocarbon industries.

Dr. Raman has extensive management experience in new technology development from concept to commercialization. His experience encompasses developing and scaling up new processes, developing and commercializing new products, licensing technology, catalyst development, and managing intellectual property. In addition, he has several years of management experience in business strategy development and execution as member of the executive team in several businesses.

Prior to joining GreatPoint Energy, Dr. Raman worked at The Dow Chemical Company in leadership roles in several of its businesses, including as R&D Director for the Dow Epoxy business and R&D Director for Process Development for the Specialty Polymers and Specialty Chemicals groups comprising of 15 businesses. He was the Vice President of Research and Development for ANGUS chemical company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow. In his career at Dow, he was successfully involved in developing, scaling up, and commercializing several high pressure, high temperature catalytic processes and new products. In addition to leading R&D groups located in several countries, he was also responsible for overseeing the operation of several pilot plants and Market Development plants.

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