Meddy Sahebi, Executive Chairman
Mr. Sahebi is a founder and Director of Mann Healthcare Partners since 2011. Mr. Sahebi has over 35 years of experience in business development, focused specifically on opportunities in emerging markets and product development. Previously, Mr. Sahebi has been a Business Development consultant to Crescent Financial Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity and merchant-banking firm. At Crescent, Mr. Sahebi focuses on business development for fast growing, early-stage and middle-market companies across multiple industries ranging from high-tech to real estate and Energy Company and started Energy Technology Innovation. In 2007, Mr. Sahebi helped found Green Innovative Group, a consulting company working with master developers to develop eco-friendly, socially responsible, sustainable communities comprising entertainment, commercial and residential real estate projects in the U.S. and Canada. From 1998 to 2006, Mr. Sahebi ran Graphic Art Visual Image, a vertically integrated graphic art service companies, which he grew from one to 500 employees with four locations. Mr. Sahebi participated in various management roles with a number of companies in the graphics industry, including companies acquired in distressed situations.
Kam Mahdi, CEO and Director
Kam Mahdi is the CEO of Clean Energy Technologies, Inc. He has been the CEO of CETY since 2010, he’s an entrepreneur at heart successfully building his own companies for the past 20 years. He’s a passionate leader building visions into reality. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Probe Manufacturing from 1996 until December of 2005 and again since 2010 until present. Prior to CETY, Mr. Mahdi was technology director at Future Electronics for six years supporting Motorola, Analog Devices and Micro Chip technologies and product lines. While at Future Electronics, Mr. Mahdi developed superior technical management leadership and skills servicing some of the top fortune 100 technology customers and their applications. Mr. Mahdi also started Billet Electronics a global supply chain provider of products, services and solutions in the technology sector in 2007. He has established the company as a leading independent distributor of electronic components and provider of value-added services to its market. Mr. Mahdi has a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from California State University of Northridge.
John Bennett, CFO and Director
John Bennett has been with CETY since February 2005, as the Chief Financial Officer. He has been in the technology markets for 22+ years. He has held positions as the Controller, Vice President of Finance and Chief financial officer, with experience in industrial Manufacturing. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Finance.
William Maloney, Director
has been involved in renewable energy for over thirty (30 years) and is currently the President of Bioenergy Associates LLC, a Seattle, WA based firm providing consulting and advisory services to biofuels and bioenergy producers, traders and project developers. Mr. Maloney previously served as President and CEO of Pacific West Energy LLC, a renewable energy company involved in developing renewable energy projects in Hawaii, and affiliated with Province Line Capital LLC, a Princeton, NJ based company involved in the trading of soft commodities and biofuels, and the provision of consulting and advisory services. From 1996 – 2008 Mr. Maloney served as Director of Business development for ED & F Man Alcohols. In this position Mr. Maloney was responsible for fuel ethanol sales in the USA as well as project evaluation and development in the US and Central America. In addition to ED & F Man, Mr. Maloney has or continues to provide consulting services to such firms the Louis Dreyfus, Vitol SA, Morgan Stanley, Pacific Ventures, Pacific International Energy Solutions, Windstrip and Aloha Petroleum. Prior to joining ED & F Man Mr. Maloney was the principal owner and director of Caribbean Pacific Alcohol Company (1992-1998), owner and operator of a twelve million gallon per annum ethanol plant in Kingston, Jamaica and was concurrently Managing Director of Tropicana Holdings Ltd., a acre sugar estate and sugar factory located in St. Thomas, Jamaica (1986-1997). Under Mr. Maloney’s direction the company doubled its annual sugar production. Mr. Maloney also served as a director of the Sugar Manufacturing Corporation of Jamaica (1986-1998) and the Sugar Producers Federation, the body responsible for national negotiations and relations with sugar industry trade unions. He also served as a director of the Jamaica Orange Company Ltd. (1990-1992), and Helitours (Jamaica) Ltd. a helicopter tour and charter firm (1989-2002). He was a director of the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica from 1985-1995, serving as President from 1990-1992, and served as a Trustee of Caribbean Latin American Action. Mr. Maloney received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of San Diego majoring in Economics and History.
Juha Rouvinen, Director
Mr. Rouvinen is an entrepreneur and investor with more than 20 years of experience founding, managing, financing and investing in start-up companies, Mr. Rouvinen focuses on renewable energy and technology companies in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Since 2009, he has been the Chairman and CEO of Windstrip LLC based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is also currently CEO of its Bahrain-based affiliate, Windstrip International. Windstrip invented and is commercializing an integrated hybrid power system that provides continuous power at remote locations without access to the power grid. With the support of government funds in the Middle East, he also is establishing a Clean Technology Fund with an initial primary investment focus in Europe and North America. Mr. Rouvinen advises clean technology investors, incubators and funds in Finland, the Middle East and North America. Mr. Rouvinen previously founded and managed a hospitality and health services company in Finland and a restaurant chain in Minnesota.Mr. Rouvinen received his bachelor’s degree from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is based in Minneapolis and Helsinki, Finland and travels frequently to the Middle East. Mr. Rouvinen is a Finnish citizen and a permanent resident of the United States.
Erin Falconer, Director
Ms. Falconer is a seasoned tech expert, with over 8 years of online experience. She is the co-owner and Editor in Chief of PickTheBrain.com – one of the most successful self development sites in the world, with Forbes Magazine distinguishing her blog as ‘One of the Top 100 Most Influential Sites for Women’, in 2013. She is also the co-founder of the lifestyle online juggernaut, LEAF.tv – a how-to video portal for the millennial generation, which she recently sold to publicly traded online giant, Demand Media. She has been heralded as one of the most innovative thought leaders in her space by many media outlets including LA Confidential and was honored to be named as ‘One of the Top 10 Women Changing The Digital Landscape For Good,’ by Refinery 29 + Cadillac.
Robert E. Young, Director
Mr. Young brings over 30 years of technological and manufacturing expertise, as well as business and financial leadership to Probe’s board of directors. Mr. Young was Director of Mobile Services for Boeing Satellite Systems, Inc. (“BSS”), the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial satellites, where he was responsible for developing communication and navigation services for governmental and commercial clients. Prior to joining BSS, Mr. Young was the CFO and Chief of Business Operations for a joint venture between Hughes Electronics, General Motors and Delco Electronics. Previously, Mr. Young was assigned to the Hughes Electronics Corporate Office where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, identifying and developing foreign offset programs and served as the Hughes Chief Economist.