Chief Commercial Officer, Port of Corpus Christi Authority
Jarl Pedersen is Chief Commercial Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority, where he is charting and directing one of the largest energy ports towards the future. He is devising strategies relating to development and marketing the port, while cultivating long lasting relationships with major customers.
Most recently, Mr. Pedersen served as Vice President of Marketing & Sales for Energy-Nest, Norway where he was responsible for global market strategy and commercialization of an innovative energy storage technology for large-scale solar power projects. He also served as Vice President of International Business Development for Younicos, where he developed a pipeline of business development opportunities for energy storage systems to help integration of renewable energy.
Prior to that Mr. Pedersen was Director of Business Development with Shell Energy North America, where he was responsible for project development and asset marketing of Shell’s natural gas fired power portfolio in North America.
Mr. Pedersen earned his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Systems from the Technical University of Denmark, a Bachelor of Commerce degree in International Business and Trade from the Copenhagen Business School and completed the Executive Program in Management from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California Los Angeles.