Nathan Gilliland is a veteran entrepreneur and leader in companies where technology meets sustainability. He is currently the CEO of Bellwether Coffee, the California-based sustainable coffee company backed by investors like SolarCity founders Peter and Lyndon Rive.
Nathan began his career as a management consultant at Bain and Company. He then moved into an Executive Vice President role at Bain Capital where he led new equity investments, buyouts, and growth capital initiatives during his 9 years there.
Nathan then entered the sustainability space founding Harvest Power, a renewable energy company that creates electricity and soil products from organic waste materials. He helped lead its growth from $0 revenue in 2008 to more than $140 million in 2012, as well as leading 9 acquisitions.
Nathan joined VC firm Kleiner Perkins as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and then in 2013 became CEO of General Fusion, a world leader in commercializing fusion energy. He led the company as it raised almost $200 million and to be the first nuclear company to be named to the Cleantech 100.
In addition to his current role at Bellwether Coffee, Nathan also sits on the board of Evok Innovations Venture Fund, a leading cleantech fund based in Vancouver.
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