insight & inspiration in entrepreneurship

John Moore

Why Your Idea Matters

John Moore has been a director and Chief Executive Officer of Acorn Energy since March 2006. He also serves as a director of Voltaix a leading producer of specialty gases used in the production of solar cells and semiconductors. John is a Trustee of the Eisenhower Fellowships. He was previously a Director of Comverge and served on its IPO committee. He serves on the Advisory Council of EnerTech Capital a $350 million energy technology fund. Mr. Moore was formerly President and co-founder of Edson Moore Healthcare Ventures, a fund which acquired $150 million of biotechnology assets from Elan Pharmaceuticals in 2002. John was a cofounder and CEO of Optimer Inc., a specialty materials company that was sold in 2007 to Sterling Capital, a leveraged buyout fund with over $4 Billion under management. He also serves on the board of non-profit Leadership Delaware.

John has invested in many different industries over the past 25 years but he has never been as excited as he is today about Acorn's opportunities to help create smarter infrastructure.