Ted Wiley is a co-founder, organization builder and problem solver dedicated to commercializing innovative ideas. He earned his BSc in Physics at Seattle University in 2002, and began his career serving as a US Army Infantry officer. This included a year in Iraq, where he was a platoon leader and had a close-up view of the geopolitics and infrastructure surrounding fossil fuels. It was the experience that prompted him to study clean technology entrepreneurship.
Ted went on to be co-founder and head of product at Aquion Energy, a company that developed the world’s first Cradle to Cradle certified rechargeable batteries. After Aquion, he joined world-renowned architect and sustainability thinker William McDonough as President of the consulting firm McDonough Innovation.
Today, he is co-founder and President of Form Energy, a startup based in Cambridge, MA that is developing breakthrough ultra-low cost, long-duration energy storage designed to be coupled with large-scale renewable energy systems to create dispatchable, carbon-free, high reliability power.
He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and was recognized in 2013 by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader.