Jeff Woodward is interested in green entrepreneurship. Over two years, he interned with WaterSmart Software, a behavior change startup in San Francisco, the energy management firm EnerNOC, and with the venture capital firm DBL Investors. At Yale, Jeff worked to start green businesses. His business plans won awards in the Yale Venture Challenge and the Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize competitions.
Prior to Yale, he lived in Colorado and served as the Water Division Director for the Center for Resource Conservation (CRC) in Boulder. During his tenure at the CRC, he designed and implemented water conservation programs in partnership with water utilities along Colorado’s Front Range. His favorite initiatives fell at the intersection of social enterprise and natural resource management. He also served on Colorado WaterWise’s Board of Directors and chaired its membership committee. Before his time in Colorado, Jeff ran issue campaigns on college campuses as a Lead Organizer for the Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group.
Jeff graduated from Dartmouth College in 2006 where he majored in Mathematics and Environmental Earth Sciences and led the Dartmouth Outing Club. He also revitalized the building of the famous Dartmouth Winter Carnival snow sculptures, of which he continues to be inordinately proud.