Kimball C. Chen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Chen is the principal owner of the ETG Companies, and he and his family have owned or controlled major companies and industrial assets in the United States, China and other countries for over 100 years.
His background includes the B.A. degree magna cum laude in 1973 from Harvard University, the M.B.A. degree in 1978 from Harvard Business School, banking experience in Boston and London, and development of companies in diverse fields including high technology, medical devices, genomics, digital signal processing, Internet B2B, industrial controls and retail food and beverages.
He serves as President of the Board of Directors and Industry Council of the World LP Gas Association, advises governments on gas policy, served as a delegate to the UN's global climate change negotiations in Copenhagen and Durban, and has frequently been an invited speaker at major energy, LNG, LPG, gas and economic development conferences as well as a contributor to various LNG and LPG textbooks and industry publications. He is a member of the International Chamber of Commerce G20 CEO Advisory Group, whose CEO participants are charged with presenting global business policy input to the G20 process. Mr. Chen's past and present outside activities include the Council on Foreign Relations, board service at Financial Services Corporation of New York (New York City's economic development bank), various Harvard University committees, the Board of Trustees of the Eisenhower Fellowships, the Board of Trustees of Groton School, and other boards and committees.
Alex. W. Evans, President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Evans has served as President & COO since 2006. Prior to this role, Mr. Evans served as President of ETG International, and previously, ETG's head of Global Technology Ventures. Before serving as an ETG executive officer, Mr. Evans served as Chief Operating Officer of Notifact Corporation, an ETG company in wireless networking and information management focused on improving efficiency in industrial and service-industry supply chains.
Prior to ETG, Mr. Evans served as a senior executive in Fortune 500, public and privately-held companies in the IT and telecom sectors. He received the M.B.A. degree with highest honors (Baker Scholar) from Harvard University in 1993 and a B.S. cum laude in Electrical Engineering from Yale University.
Mr. Evans has been an invited speaker at numerous international energy and technology industry conferences and events and at leading U.S. universities regarding technology-driven businesses, disruptive business strategy and national energy infrastructure policy, planning and development. Among his outside activities, Mr. Evans serves on the International Chambers of Commerce G20 CEO Advisory Group Steering Committee and its G20 Energy Policy Task Force, and other boards and committees.