Energy Caterpillars and Butterflies

“Unless we're prepared to put our standard of living on the table, I'm going to guess that we're going to have to innovate like crazy to tackle today's energy problems and create a sustainable energy future”

Jonathan Rhone
Jonathan Rhone is a cleantech entrepreneur. He is CEO of Axine Water Technologies, a venture-backed company commercializing a new solution for treating waste water in oil, gas, and other industrial markets. Jonathan is the founder and former CEO of Nexterra Systems Corp., an award-winning, internationally successful supplier of waste-to-energy systems. He began his career in the oil and gas industry with Dome Petroleum and Amoco Canada Petroleum. Jonathan is a member of the BC Premier’s Technology Council and the advisory board of the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, and he chairs the BC Cleantech CEO Alliance. From 1998–2008, he served on the board of Vancity Capital, a venture capital fund subsidiary of Vancity. Jonathan has been honoured with numerous awards, and in 2009, BC’s Technology Industry Association named him Person of the Year.