Starting July 1st, 2014, Ali Mushtaq Butt is the new addition to the CleanTech team at Innovation Center Denmark, Silicon Valley.
Ali comes from a previous job as Vice President of the Wind Energy Advisory at the Consulate General of Denmark in Chicago. In the Windy City, he was responsible for building a highly specialized, six person advisory team within the wind energy industry.
At Innovation Center Denmark, Ali will use his extensive knowledge and previous experience to restructure and further develop the CleanTech department and by use of a strategic approach build a business development model to apply to the CleanTech industry. In addition, he will work on identifying relevant and applicable sub-industries within CleanTech to focus upon. Ali will also be working, in close collaboration with the other divisions at ICDK, to secure an integrated approach to enhance trade and innovation.
Ali holds a Master of Science in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, that previously has been put to good use at various multinational CleanTech companies where he has worked at both the corporate and unit level. With work experience from most parts of the world, Ali possesses a valuable cultural understanding when forming strategic partnerships and negotiating contracts.