Senior Venture Principal, Shell Technology Ventures
Neal is Senior Venture Principal at Shell Technology Ventures, and was a Founding Partner of Jane Capital Partners.
He has served as alternative energy advisor to a number of multinationals, including ConocoPhillips and Meridian Energy, Ltd. A co-founder of Zenergy Power plc, Carbonflow, Inc., Fideris and Cleantech.org, Neal has also served in executive management roles in those companies.
Formerly, Neal headed up Mergers and Acquisitions at Globalgate, Inc., an ecommerce holding company, and was worked on manufacturing turnarounds at Doyle & Boissiere LLC, a private equity firm backed by CalPERS. Neal began his career with the energy group of Bankers Trust, working on M&A, and financings in the oil & gas and energy service sectors.
He holds a B.A from Texas A&M. Neal currently serves on the boards of American Electric Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AETI) and nonprofit San Francisco Carbon Collaborative, is an Observer to Smart Wire Grid, Inc., and is Chairman of Greenhome LLC and CleanTech.org. He is also chief blogger and founder of CleanTechBlog.com.