Head of Innovation Pipeline | ESB
John McKiernan is Head of Innovation Pipeline at ESB. John is responsible for identifying new ways to collaborate with new partners in 3 key areas: new revenue, performance improvement & cost reduction. John’s key objective is early adoption of emerging technologies & innovative business models to gain first mover competitive advantage.
John was previously Partner at Greencoat Capital – the adviser to ESB’s €200m Cleantech Investment Fund. John is a power sector investment specialist with over 20 years of international development experience including 8 years in Tokyo. John is a founding partner of FREE ELECTRONS – the global utility accelerator program & member of Ibec’s Innovation, Science & Technology Policy Committee.