Dan RadomskiVice President of Industry and Venture Development at NextEnergy
Dan Radomski is the Vice President of Industry and Venture Development at NextEnergy where he leads the commercialization services including the market and technology analytic efforts to support the growth of early stage and mature energy technology firms. He leads NextEnergy’s venture services supporting the commercialization efforts of approximately 100 new developers of advanced energy technologies helping attract over $274 million in investment/funding for clean tech ventures over 6 years. Radomski is an instructor for I-Corps Energy & Transportation Program sponsored by Department of Energy (DOE) and ARPA-E leading recruitment of participants, secured over 50 industry mentors, customization of curriculum. Radomski is also responsible for industry outreach, market research, value chain analysis and technology road mapping of several energy market segments including power electronics, energy storage, energy efficiency, smart grid and renewables. The methodology of using industry analytics has received national recognition as a best practice to identifying US competitiveness issues and informing regional and national economic development strategy. Radomski currently serves as an advisor for the National Governor’s Association’s (NGA) Clean Energy Economic Development Policy Academy program. He is a contributor to Department of Energy’s Industry Peer and Annual Merit Review activities with the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, Vehicle Technology, Wind, Solar, Solid State Lighting and Building Technologies Programs. Radomski frequently serves as a judge and committee member for regional and national clean energy competitions including the CleanTech Open, Clean Energy Challenge, Accelerate Michigan, DTE E Challenge, Great Lakes Entrepreneur’s Quest, and the Michigan Clean Energy Venture Challenge. Previously, Radomski was co-founder of an innovative clean energy technology consultancy known as Kinetik Partners, which provided product and business development strategy support for companies looking to enter or expand their business into the growing clean energy markets.