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Smart Fuel Solutions

Smart Fuel Solutions  Inc. is an operating company whose team has nearly 50 years combined experience in the waste recycling sector. We are majority owned by  Green EnviroTech Holdings (GETH), a Northern California based pioneer of processes that convert used tires and waste plastics into valuable products.

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Chris Bowers, CEO
Smart Fuel Solutions, Inc.
325 Sharon Park Drive, Suite 744
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Office: 408.518.2856

Management team:

Chris Bowers, CEO

  • Seasoned team leader with a track record of inspiring small, highly capable, well supported teams to achieve exceptional feats – based on Special Forces experience
  • International entrepreneur : founded and led Middle East office; initiated and grew strategy and transformation consulting practice – Partner at Hay Group
  • Worked at the highest level in large global high tech companies on company strategy, M&A and integration, and in Board Committees – Chief of Staff at Applied Materials; Advisor to CEO, Philips Electronics
  • Strategic Advisor to Stanford Hospital
  • Board member of Center for Science, Technology, and Society and Solar Sister
  • Mentor to entrepreneurs from around the world

Gary De Laurentiis – Business Development

  • 35 years’ of business leadership experience
  • 24 years’ experience in recycling
  • Started and led several successful companies in the plastics industry Plastics II, RPX Corp., ANEW Corp., ECO2 Plastics
  • Winner of Popular Science “2009 Top 100 Innovations” award for ECO2 Plastics Technology

Nick Drobac – Project Management

  • Six years consulting on waste-to-energy projects
  • Co-founder and former ED of The Clean Oceans Project, an environmental non-profit focused on plastic pollution remediation in the marine environment
  • Project management and sales experience on large-scale commercial construction projects in the SF Bay Area
  • Graduate of Santa Clara University and Santa Clara University School of Law

Charles Cronin – Carbon Solutions

  • Experienced industry leader, entrepreneur and adviser to the pyrolysis industry
  • Investigated and carried out due diligence on multiple tire processing technologies
  • Operated multiple pyrolysis plants and validated the products from different technologies
  • Substantial research and development of how to position end products into market
  • Multiple pyrolysis product placements of oil, steel and carbon black
  • Sourced carbon black finishing processes and customers

James Klein – Engineering

  • Extensive experience in operations management in process/manufacturing industries and operations restructuring as well as the design/engineering and construction of production facilities
  • Key personal involvement in several joint venture initiatives in East Europe and New Zealand
  • BS Chemical Engineering University of Wisconsin
  • Graduate BA – Finance University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee