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. His focus has been, first and foremost, on the proliferation and growth of clean energy globally.
As Director of Marketing at Clean Energy Ventures, Ted acts as a senior marketing advisor and interim-CMO to portfolio companies on marketing strategy and growth plans. He also supports due diligence, and works to build awareness and positive perception of Clean Energy Ventures in the investment and clean energy communities.
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, drove 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, BlueWave Solar, MIT Sloan, Apex Clean Energy, DNV GL, Vionx Energy, MIT Industrial Liaison Program and numerous startups. Prior to his time at Captains of Industry, Ted worked in the film and television industry.
Ted is a Mentor for the Cleantech Open Northeast, and serves as the Marketing/Communications Lead for the Browning the Greenspace Initiative, seeking to support and grow diversity into the clean energy ecosystem.
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. Ted is—most importantly—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.
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