Owner – New Energy Assets
Chris Soderquist, Owner, New Energy Assets
Mr. Soderquist has 19 years experience founding, managing, advising, capitalizing and selling companies in the clean tech, high tech, professional services and private equity industries. His current company, Davis-based New Energy Assets, helps commercial and institutional building owners reduce their utility expenses through the implementation of energy- and water-efficient solutions. Prior to New Energy Assets, he co-founded and served as Managing Director of Crescendo, a luxury real estate investment firm that was acquired in 2008 by Abercrombie & Kent. He also created and sold a marketing strategy firm that he grew to 130 clients, and founded and directed several software companies. Mr. Soderquist managed two business incubators, Technology Development Center and Venture Lab, is a member of the Comstock’s Magazine Editorial Board, and served on the board of directors of waste-to-energy company Sierra Energy, the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance, and UC Davis Connect. He earned a BS
from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and an MBA from the University of California, Davis.