Leadership

Jonathan Becker, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Inventor

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Jon has more than 40 years of business experience and has launched three successful corporate ventures that cut across multiple sectors. Working with investors such as Henry Kravis of KKR, the companies that Jon has founded have generated tens of millions of dollars in revenue.


Graham Brownstein, Chief Operating Officer

Graham is an attorney with more than two decades of executive experience working for NGOs and with attorneys, government, and the private sector on infrastructure planning and development, water systems, utilities, land use and environmental conservation. 

 


Sean Schickedanz, Chief Strategic Officer

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Sean has been making venture investments for 18 years, and he has been a director of over a dozen start-ups at various stages of development. Beyond his work with GWF, Sean is currently an advisor for and investor in several companies and funds in the clean energy, energy efficiency, agricultural technology, financial technology, cybersecurity, building management services and software as a service (SaaS) sectors. 

Sean also advises high net worth and family office investors on a strategic basis. Previously, he mentored young entrepreneurs as a member of the Investor Advisory Board of Elemental Energy and has been a Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law School. 

 


Wendy Becker, Controller

Wendy's corporate career began in 1980, with a job in Aspen, Colorado at Sport Obermeyer. She quickly rose to the position of VP of Operations for San Marco USA. She has over 35 years of experience in corporate operations and finance, including budgets, financial forecasts, overseeing inventories, shipping and receiving, customer service, and supervising a national sales team.


Colton Becker, Engineering Consultant & Co-Inventor

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Colton attended college at Colorado School of Mines. He graduated in 2014 with a Degree in Engineering with Environmental Specialty and a Commission into the United States Army. Colton produced the extensive documentation used to file the provisional patent application for GWF. Colton also worked with his father and the other GWF founders to refine the technology and develop plans for securing investor financing to build a pilot and transition into market rollout.