Trey Taylor co-founded Verdant Power, a New York-based company, in 2000. Previously, he founded the Interactive Marketing Institute working with AT&T, Oracle, Compaq, Kodiak, Deloitte & Touche, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, and Price Waterhouse World Utilities Group. Prior to that Taylor held senior management positions at Edison Electric Institute, ITT Corporation, British Telecom, Ogilvy & Mather, and Procter & Gamble. He currently serves on the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee for the U.S. Department of Commerce. Taylor also served on the Board of Directors for the Hydro Research Foundation, chaired the R&D Committee for the National Hydropower Association, and helped charter the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition. Taylor is a founding member of the American Council on Renewable Energy and recently founded Anchor Coalition – a project of The Ocean Foundation, a non-profit organization – dedicated to securing water and energy for our communities.