Colleen Calhoun leads investments for the energy vertical, which includes Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Energy Management. New business models, digital services offerings and new technologies in drilling, power and control systems are all hot areas of focus for her and her team.

During the past eighteen months, the Energy Venture’s team has made investments in Sungevity, Stem, and Pentalum among others and formed two investment vehicles in the O&G space with Ferus Energy. Colleen is active in the venture energy space is on the Cleantech Group and NREL advisory boards. She joined GE in 1994 and has held various roles in the company including the leader of Marketing & Strategy for GE’s Power & Water business and head of the Global Growth Markets platform for Energy Financial Services. Colleen earned her bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Michigan. She splits her time between her home in Niskayuna, NY with her husband Robert and an apartment in the Bay area.