Chevron VP & CTO John McDonald to Speak at 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit

Chevron VP & CTO John McDonald to Speak at 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit 
PALM SPRINGS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 --  The 9th Annual
Clean-Tech Investor Summit, presented by International Business Forum
and chaired by Technology Partners' Ira Ehrenpreis, on February 6-7
in Palm Springs, California, announced today that John McDonald, Vice
President and Chief Technology Officer of Chevron Corporation (NYSE:
CVX) will speak on a panel at this year's Clean-Tech Investor Summit
titled, "Fossil & Renewables: Friend, Foe or Frenemies?" along with
Don Paul, Executive Director of the Energy Institute at the
University of Southern California. Mr. McDonald and Mr. Paul are part
of the line up of the clean-tech and energy industries' thought
leaders, visionaries, and innovators who will be speaking at and
attending the 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit. 
Mr. McDonald is the corporate officer responsible for Chevron's
technology strategies and three technology companies representing
about 7,000 employees: Energy Technology Company, which conducts
research and development and provides technology services to
Chevron's operating units; Information Technology Company, which
manages Chevron's digital assets worldwide; and Chevron Technology
Ventures, which invests in innovative venture capital startups,
technology transfer, and new business models in conventional energy,
renewable energy and energy efficiency. Mr. McDonald graduated with
an honors bachelor of science degree in geophysics in 1975 and began
his career with Texaco that same year as a geophysicist in the
company's Calgary Canada office. He went on to hold positions of
increasing responsibility at various locations around the world,
including vice president for Texaco's Exploration and Production
Offshore Gulf of Mexico Division in New Orleans; vice president,
Exploration and Production, for Texaco International in London with
responsibility for Europe; and following the merger of Chevron and
Texaco in 2001, president and managing director of ChevronTexaco
Upstream Europe, based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Before his current
appointment, Mr. McDonald served as vice president of Strategic
Planning for Chevron Corporation, responsible for advising senior
corporate executives in setting 
strategic direction and for resource
allocation, operating unit performance measurement and mergers and
Every year the Summit convenes the who's-who of the clean-tech sector
including thought leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and service
providers. It is one of the rare times when the sector's most
influential thought leaders gather to discuss the most critical
issues facing the clean-tech sector. In addition, the 9th Annual
Clean-Tech Summit will feature some of the most interesting,
provocative, and compelling speakers at what has clearly become one
of the best clean-tech networking events of the year.  
To register for the clean tech industry's top investment summit
please visit:  
This year's Sponsors for the Clean-Tech Investor Summit include
Robert W. Baird & Co., Orrick, Silicon Valley Bank, Mintz Levin,
Wells Fargo, Deloitte, PwC, Morrison & Foerster, Grant Thornton, DLA
Piper, Ernst & Young, J.P. Morgan, Canaccord Genuity, Goldman Sachs,
IRTH Communications, Hobbs & Towne, Morgan Stanley and Sherwood
Dilek Mir
Managing Director
IRTH Communications 
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