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Jarl Pedersen

Chief Commercial Officer at Port of Corpus Christi Authority


Jarl Pedersen is the Chief Commercial Officer for the Port of Corpus Christi, where he is charting and directing one of the largest energy ports towards the future. He is devising strategies relating to marketing the port and cultivating long lasting relationships with major customers.

Most recently, Mr. Pedersen served as Vice President of Marketing & Sales for NEST of Norway where he was responsible for global market strategy and helped commercialize a new energy storage technology for large-scale Solar power projects. He also served as Vice President of International Business Development for Xtreme Power of Texas where he developed a sales pipeline of energy storage systems for wind and solar power projects.

Prior to that Mr. Pedersen was Director of Business Development with Shell Energy North America, where he was responsible for conceptual design, project development, EPC and asset marketing of Shell’s 5000 MW 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 UCLA.

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