As Chairman and CEO, Zaid Ashai provides the vision and leadership to drive our continued growth and innovation. Before joining the management team, Zaid oversaw Nexamp as a General Partner at Point Judith Capital.
Previously, he worked at Good Energies, a global Clean Technology venture capital firm, where he focused on investments in next-generation energy efficiency technologies—including Nexamp, 3TIER, Emergence Bioenergy, Everpower, and Kalpan in India. He has also worked for HarbourVest Partners, a global private equity firm, and as an investment banking analyst in Credit Suisse’s Technology Group.
Zaid holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, an MPA from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, and an AB in International Relations and Economics from Brown University. He was selected as a Zuckerman Fellow and as a Kauffman Fellow.
Zaid has served as a judge and mentor for the New England Cleantech Open and as a guest faculty member for the Pennsylvania Power Law Conference hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.