Parker, Colorado, United States
Wes is a serial entrepreneur and executive that brings 23 years of business experience to leading companies. He most recently served as the Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of a startup in Denver, CO and as the Global Business Director for Wildfire Prevention and Protection at Perimeter Solutions (NYSE: PRM), which is the company that deploys the majority of the red fire retardants in the world. He was one of the founders, as well as President & CEO of LaderaTech, where he helped to develop and then sell the company that became the world's leading wildfire prevention technology. Wes is a former executive at Cool Planet Energy Systems in Denver, developing solutions for the renewable energy as well as Ag technology and animal nutrition markets. He served on the executive team of public company Codexis (NASDAQ: CDXS) in Redwood City, CA as their VP & CMO. A founding executive and CMO of Coskata, Inc. in Chicago, and the CFO of ICM, Inc. in Wichita, KS. He was a consultant for McKinsey & Co. from 2000-2006 in both the Chicago and Palo Alto, CA offices, with significant international work. Wes has a BS in Electrical Engineering and a minor in economics from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and a MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Monday, September 11, 2023
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM PDT