Michael A. Gregory is an experienced senior executive, investor, and program manager with broad background in both conventional and renewable energy, energy storage devices, aerospace, aluminum and steel mill products and composite materials sectors.
Michael has served as a C-Level executive, board member, founder, and lead investor for many companies from Fortune 100 to start-ups.
Michael’s energy sector experience includes solar energy system design, energy storage, program management, conventional and enhanced oil and gas production, coal gasification, and hydrogen/syngas production.
Michael’s responsibilities as a Managing Director at iQ International include fundraising, technology management and intellectual property.
Previously, Michael was a co-founder of Nektar Energy, an international supplier of SLI batteries, sustainable energy products and services. Michael also served as the Managing Member of Pentergy, LLC, a Texas based oil and gas producer/operator.
Prior to these activities, Michael founded North American Energy Partners, an investment firm focused on venture investments in the North American energy sector. Some of these investments included heavy oil processing and enhanced oil recovery.
Before that, Michael served as EVP of Alchemix Corporation where he managed technology development and commercialization of the HydroMax® molten metal gasification process. The HydroMax® technology development team was awarded four U.S. patents related to the gasification of hydrocarbon materials, production of hydrogen, syngas, and ammonia fertilizer.
Michael’s experience includes operations, investment (private equity and venture capital), finance, sales, marketing, manufacturing, technology and intellectual property management and engineering.
Michael is Magna Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. Michael also earned a master’s degree in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he was a member of the NASA Virginia Tech Composites Program.