Ted’s passion for clean energy and drive to address climate change is rooted in a love of the outdoors, a passion of science and a knack for creativity. Ted is a seasoned marketing executive in the clean energy industry who has spent his career advising both global energy companies and early-stage climate tech startups on how to engage important audiences and develop meaningful market traction.
As Director of Marketing at Clean Energy Ventures, Ted advises portfolio companies on marketing strategy and growth plans, supports due diligence, and works to build awareness and positive perception of the Clean Energy Ventures brand.
Prior to Clean Energy Ventures, Ted held several roles at marketing consulting firm Captains of Industry, most recently as Managing Director where he oversaw the firm’s profitability, ran business development, and led new strategic initiatives. During his tenure at Captains of Industry he drove brand and marketing development for companies such as First Wind, innogy Consulting, DNV GL, MIT Sloan, MIT Industrial Liaison Program and numerous startups. Prior to his 8+ years at Captains of Industry, Ted worked in the film and television industry as a video editor.
Outside of work Ted is an instructor for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Committee Chairman for the Boston chapter of Ducks Unlimited, and volunteers at the West End House in Brighton. Ted is—most importantly—also a husband, father, and perpetual dog trainer.
Ted Dillon joined Clean Energy Ventures in late 2019. He has a BA in Film Studies from Boston College with germane work in Physics and Computer Science.