James Jackson

Clean Energy Business Network | Resilience Energy
Chairman | Project Developer

James Jackson is Chairman of the Board at the Clean Energy Business Network (CEBN). The CEBN is a group of 4,000+ business leaders working in every aspect of the clean energy economy across all 50 U.S. states. In addition, Mr Jackson is founder of Resilience Energy, an energy project consulting firm that represents government and corporate clients who want to focus on energy resilience. As part of this effort, Resilience Energy represents energy companies such as Eavor Technologies, Shell New Energies and Envision Solar. Prior to his current role, Mr. Jackson served as Chief Business Development Officer with Thermal Energy Partners (TEP), a geothermal developer.  Prior to joining TEP, Mr. Jackson was Founder of Emergent Global Security, a firm that delivers energy security solutions to critical infrastructure clients. Mr. Jackson fostered relationships with strategic partners, including overseeing the Emergent and Pinkerton security partnership to integrate services and technology solutions for international clients that also included power plants and port projects. Prior to Emergent, Mr. Jackson was a Regional
Vice President at Dell Inc.(formerly InSiteOne), where he was instrumental in selling on-site/off-site disaster recovery storage-as-a-service to hospitals nationwide and led a Channel-sales team that far exceeded sales goals to enterprise level facilities.

Early in his career, Mr Jackson served as a Navy SEAL for 11 years, is a  Gulf War veteran and was also deployed to the Caribbean and Latin America. Mr. Jackson brings a strong military background to his energy career where he has
spearhead strategy, business development and marketing initiatives for several technology start-up companies. Mr. Jackson received a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University in Multinational Organizations Studies in business and is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA.