What’s it all about?
Direct Air Capture, space geeks, a founders journey, the trials and tribulations of a cleantech CEO, self-awareness, new pastures and ventures, and what it really means to be successful. A fascinating and candid conversation with a founder I’ve known for many years, sharing his journey and his life beyond a cleantech CEO.
About Max Beaumont:
Max is the founder and strategic adviser to Skytree (www.skytree.eu). Before starting Skytree in 2010 (with zero experience in business until then), he was a system engineer at the European Space Agency working on CO2 removal hardware to maintain air quality for astronauts. Max is British and has a Physics degree. He is a PADI advanced diver, occasionally writes, runs a product development agency (https://numa.studio) and is the proud owner of two dogs.
About The Skytree:
Skytree develops and deploys smart technology that captures atmospheric carbon dioxide. While creating a tool to combat climate change, the company also enables the use or storage of its CO2 to aid societies and businesses around the world
- • €8M raised to date
- • €25M valuation (Q1 2023)
- • Headcount > 30 FTE incl. x4 PhD researchers
- • Deals closed with multinationals in Japan, UK, Germany & France
- • 16 patents
- • >20 prototypes
- • HQ in Amsterdam with sales offices in US and APAC
- • Spin-out from the European Space Agency
About Hyperion Executive Search:
Hyperion are a specialist executive search firm working with some of the most innovative cleantech companies in the world, helping to find extraordinary talent to enable their growth and success. Partnering with leading cleantech VCs, as well as directly with founders and entrepreneurs in the sector. With our clients we are transforming business and growing a strong and prosperous cleantech economy.
If you want to grow your team, or move forward your career, visit www.hyperionsearch.com, or email email@example.com
Max Beaumont on Medium: Max Beaumont – Medium
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