Dr. Barry Stevens has over 30 years' of proven experience leading globally competitive and technology driven enterprises to higher levels of profitability, growth and ultimately to critically acclaimed products. He is an industry recognized expert on shale gas, hydraulic fracturing, CNG, biomass, energy-from-waste, renewable energy and sustainability technologies. He specializes in technology and business development, technology transfer, program management, feasibility studies, training and coaching. He is a prolific coach, trainer, speaker and author.
Barry monetized cutting-edge technologies and led emerging and mature companies through ideation, development and commercialization. He has deep industry knowledge and front line experience in diversified technologies, manufacturing startups, process development, bringing revolutionary products to markets ahead of the competition and managing to deliver bottom line results.
In 1977, Barry founded TBD America Inc., a Technology Business Development consulting group that specialized in the conventional energy, biofuels, renewable energy and cleantech industries. In the same year, he co-founded the National Hydrogen Fund. Prior to TBD, Barry served as Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Engineering for Superior Concrete Products; Senior Director of Engineering for RadioShack; Associate Director of Development - Medical Devices for Alcon Laboratories; Director of Operations and Strategic Development for Memory-Tech (a Mitsubishi joint venture); Operations Manager, Venture Projects for Eastman Kodak Company; Director of VideoDisc Development and Coordination for CBS Records; and Member of Technical Staff for RCA’s Video Disc Operation and Picture Tube Division.
Barry serves on the board of directors for Agro Food Holding Lily, Ltd and served on the board for Value Technology, National Hydrogen Fund, Spectral Solar, and AppleSeed Ventures. He currently serves as an advisor for Laguna Energy a Solar Development and Investment Group, National Energy Capital, Caseus Energy, and Carbon Day Energy. Barry was elected technical advisor for ArcAngel Technologies, American Wind Energy Trust, Urban Energy, Greenergy2030, and Shenasa Medical. He is an active member on LinkedIn and maintains a blog, BarryOnEnergy, which expresses opinions and explanations about the technical, political, social, economic and environmental impact of renewable and sustainable energy in America and around the world.
Barry obtained five U.S. patents, published many papers, presented at trade conferences and awarded several recognition awards for turning creativity into reality. Barry received his Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Rutgers University - Newark, a M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from Rutgers University - New Brunswick, and a B.S. in Science (triple-major: Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) from Fairleigh Dickinson University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and Valedictorian. Barry successfully completed Managing Managers Program, Texas Christian University (TCU), Office Extended Education, October 20, 1992.