Matt Carlson is CEO of Aquanta Inc., a cleantech startup based in McLean, VA that develops technologies to bring water heating into the 21st century. He served on the Board of Directors of the Solar Energy Industries Association from 2013–2015. Matt was founding CEO of Pangea, a telecommunications firm that built and operated an 11,000 km fiber-optic network in northern Europe. Prior to Aquanta, he led business development at a division of management consulting firm CEB. Matt was a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award (SW Connecticut/NY Hudson Valley Region) in 2001.
- BA, Duke University
- MBA, Georgetown University