PODCAST GUEST BIO:
Lime Rock New Energy invests private equity capital out of its first $375M fund into maturing companies focused on renewable energy products and services, energy efficiency for industry and the built environment, and transportation electrification.
Mark Lewis is a Managing Director with Lime Rock New Energy, with responsibility for investment sourcing, execution, and overall fund management. He currently serves on the board of directors of EPE, Qmerit, and Smart Wires. Previously, he was the President of TAE Technologies, Inc., the world’s largest and most advanced fusion energy technology development company; CEO of ONEnergy, a diversified energy services company involved in energy retailing, commercial and industrial energy efficiency and distributed solar projects; Managing Director at MissionPoint Capital Partners, an environmentally driven investment firm focused on financing the transition to a lower-carbon economy; and head of Global Business Development at GE Energy where he was involved in over $15 billion of transactions.
QUESTIONS THAT WE COVERED:
What is your investment focus — e.g., sector, stage, geography, check size? What makes you unique versus the competition?
What is one mistake that you see many CEOs making?
If you had to start over, what are 1-2 tips you’d give yourself in order to be faster, more effective, and higher impact?
What are some habits and routines that keep you focused, healthy, and sane — e.g., meditations, exercise, productivity hacks?
What recommendations do you have for our audience — books, podcasts, quotes, tools?
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