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Name  Peter Corsell
Education  Georgetown University
Organizations founded  GridPoint

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Born  December 5, 1977 (age 38) (1977-12-05) Brooklyn, New York
Occupation  Chairman of GridPoint Chairman and CEO of Hubub Board of Directors at inStream Board of Directors at Clearpath
Residence  Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Peter L. Corsell (born December 5, 1977) is an American entrepreneur, businessman and venture capitalist who founded GridPoint in 2003 and the social media company Hubub.

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Early life and education

Corsell was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Georgetown University.

Career

In 1999, Corsell was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency, where he worked as a political analyst in the Cuba branch.

In 2003, Corsell founded GridPoint to develop energy management and renewable energy technologies. He served as the company’s President and CEO from 2003 until 2010, when he became the company’s Chairman.

Other ventures

Corsell has been an investor in several early stage companies including:

  • Clearpath, a software platform that simplifies the U.S. immigration process, where he also serves on the board of directors
  • inStream, a comprehensive practice management software platform for independent financial advisors, where he serves on the board of directors
  • Awards and affiliations

    In 2008, MIT Technology Review recognized Corsell as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. The World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader in 2010.

    Corsell was Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Energy (2008-2009), as well as a member of the Electrification Coalition, a nonpartisan organization committed to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

    As of 2010 he served on the executive committee of the board of the Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach, Florida.

    Corsell has been featured in several books including Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas Friedman, Perfect Power by Robert Galvin and Kurt Yeager and Earth: The Sequel by Fred Krupp and The Clean Tech Revolution by Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder.

    References

    Peter L. Corsell Wikipedia


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