Director - Fellowship
Previously, Greg co-founded Adara Power, a Silicon Valley based company that designed, engineered, manufactured, and sold advanced lithium-ion renewable energy storage systems. He was responsible for the sales and marketing of their systems as well as establishing the agreements and distribution channels. He helped lead a successful buy-out and transition of the company in early 2019. Following the acquisition he supported Mach 49 in Menlo Park, California, as Team Lead for a PwC project developing an international expansion platform and app for new VC backed companies, enabling them to expand rapidly into global markets.
Greg is a former US Navy Captain and Pilot, having served a distinguished career of over 25 years in progressive aviation leadership positions including Seahawk squadrons, the Joint Operations Directorate in the Joint Chiefs of Staff (Pentagon), and leading Navy recruiting operations for 600 offices in the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean. He was the navigator of a nuclear aircraft carrier based in Yokosuka, Japan, responsible for the operational safety and positioning of a 100,000T warship throughout the Pacific and Indian oceans. Advanced program management experience includes the development, testing, and deployment of aviation missile systems, the integration of unmanned aircraft into the national airspace, counter UAS program management, and development of the Navy’s strategic warfighting and energy concepts. Greg is a commercial pilot and holds a 200T Yacht license.
Greg is an alumnus of the University of Southern California (BA-Economics), the Navy Postgraduate School (MS-Joint C4I), Johns Hopkins University (MS-Finance), the Naval War College, and the Chief of Naval Operations Strategic Studies Group. Greg resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, and enjoys taking friends on remote sailing trips around the globe.