Jesse Laniak is a Second year Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (F&ES) where he is focusing his coursework on energy and the environment. He is interested in innovation, entrepreneurship and other market-based solutions for accelerating a clean energy future. Jesse wants to work at the intersection of the public and private sectors to create effective and lasting change. At Yale, Jesse is a Clean Energy Finance Forum Writer and has worked as a teaching fellow for environmental economist Rob Mendelsohn. Prior to joining F&ES, he worked at EnerNOC (now Enel X), a leading provider in energy management solutions for commercial and industrial customers. He specialized in PJM and Ontario energy markets and helped enroll customers in demand response, peak shaving and battery storage opportunities. Prior to EnerNOC Jesse worked as a Sustainability Analyst for Sustainability Roundtable Inc., a corporate sustainability consulting and advisory firm located in Cambridge, MA. He holds a BA in Economics from Gordon College. Jesse is an avid rock climber and enjoys traveling to pursue his hobby, which has taken him to Colorado, Wyoming, and California in pursuit of adventure.
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2020