ABOUT

Jules Kortenhorst

Jules is a council member of the Energy Web Foundation. He is also CEO and Trustee of nonprofit cleantech think tank and EWF co-founder Rocky Mountain Institute. He is a recognized leader on global energy issues and climate change. His background spans business, government, entrepreneurial, and nonprofit leadership.

Prior to RMI, Jules was the founding CEO of the European Climate Foundation, the largest philanthropic organization dedicated to policy development and advocacy on climate change in Europe. Before launching ECF, he served as a member of the Dutch parliament for the Christian Democratic Party. He also worked for almost 10 years for Royal Dutch/Shell and began his career as an analyst at McKinsey & Co. Jules currently serves on the Energy Transition Commission, on the World Economic Forum’s Future Council on Energy, and on the Board of Stedin Holding NV.

Jules holds both an MBA from Harvard Business School and a masters in economics from Erasmus University, the Netherlands.

The Energy Web is accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by unleashing the potential of open-source, decentralized, digital technologies.

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Tapping latent demand flexibility is an efficient, no-regrets move towards 100% ... renewable electric grids. Our work with @California_ISO is a first step on our path towards making that happen in one of the world's biggest electricity markets with deep DER penetration. Thread 1/4 https://twitter.com/energywebx/status/1439981779906088963

California #gridoperator @California_ISO launches new demand flexibility ... platform enhancements to Flex Alert system leverage #EnergyWeb technology. Find out the details here:https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/california-grid-operator-launches-new-demand-flexibility-platform-enhancements-to-flex-alert-system-e01ae8030da0

Join CCA Supporters @energywebx, @Ripple, and @GryphonMining for the first ... session of our new conversation series, focused on delivering proof of #decarbonization for #crypto ⚡️

Ready to #makecryptogreen? Register to attend on Sept 23 @ 10:30am EST: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdOqvqTMvHdad2hQMvkbMefXw0aHmw6o4

The need for clean energy has become the number one priority of nations and ... corporations alike. Our analysts researched the @energywebx and the tokenization of energy; a promising technology to move toward a sustainable world using #blockchain!
https://www.numbrs.com/en-de/building-a-sustainable-planet-by-tokenising-energy/

In my 2 years as the CTO of @energywebx I had the privilege to design and ... initiate the development of #EWDOS I'm excited to transition to the role fo CIO of EW-Lab to create exciting community offerings in staking, tokenomic and #digitalidentity with the leadership of @WalterKook

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