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Tom GILES, Clean Energy Advisory Board

Tom GILES

Board Director

SUSTAINABILITY & TECHNOLOGY

Tom Giles is an accomplished executive with proven leadership in designing and deploying business strategies that drive bottom-line profits. His executive management experience spans the clean energy and sustainability, technology, and health care industries with a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to reduce time and expense to market.

Mr. Giles is proficient in establishing and launching new global marketing and sales initiatives and can effectively analyze and translate market needs into product and service innovations. Mr. Giles has held General Manager, industry lead, and advisor positions in early-stage ventures and incubators to well-established international corporations.

During his career, Mr. Giles has aided more than 20 companies with building business plans, identifying customer targets, raising capital, creating corporate sponsorships, and hiring executive management and sales teams. 

Mr. Giles expertly builds strategic business partnerships and has done so for major corporations including IBM, GE, Accenture, T-Mobile, and DST. His major accomplishments include being a founding member of the IBM Watson launch team and raising more than $200 million in capital for various startups and venture funds.

Mr. Giles presides on multiple boards within the clean energy and sustainability, technology, and community outreach sectors and currently serves as the President of Dalrada Energy Services (DES). At DES, he oversees a team that provides comprehensive, end-to-end commercial energy service solutions that mitigate the environmental impact caused by carbon and other harmful emissions. With extensive experience as an astute businessman with a successful career, he brings unmatched expertise to the teams he works with. He holds a Business degree from San Diego State University. 

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