Jonathan Cloud is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of the Sustainable Business Accelerator. He has been a journalist, consultant, entrepreneur, community organizer, and public policy analyst, specializing in the fields of energy, the environment, and community development. He was a government official in Canada in energy and environmental policy, statistics, research methodology, and consumer and corporate affairs. Living in NJ since 1991, he has worked with communities and municipalities, from assisting Flemington in its Main Street USA application to advising the Town of Woodbridge on several sustainability initiatives, launching the Greenable Woodbridge Museum and engaging stakeholders to invest in the Woodbridge Green Technology Park. With expertise acquired over three decades in the US and Canada in alternative and renewable energy, energy aggregation, sustainable economic development, community financing mechanisms and community engagement, he inspires, educates, leads and coaches leaders and community participants to achieve their objectives. Cloud has consulted to municipal, state, and national governments, nonprofits, colleges and universities, and enterprises from startups to major corporations.
Through custom engagements and specialized conferences and workshops he has assisted clients to achieve breakthrough results in reaching social and environmental objectives. He listens and collaborates with others to design, implement and evaluate initiatives that excite and mobilize people to contribute.
He is the founder and chairman of the Sustainable Business Accelerator and the Sustainable Haiti Coalition, and serves on the boards of several nonprofits, including his local neighborhood association. Cloud is also a member of the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He holds a UN Environment Award for his work in passive solar design, building, and community engagement. He holds a master’s degree in Sociology from York University in Toronto and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
Robert T. Dombrowski is the Chief Science and Technology Officer for the Sustainable Business Accelerator. President and Principal Scientist of the Technical / Scientific Consultancy, Nanoview Associates, LLC, he is a multidisciplinary scientist with a BS in Biological Sciences and MS in Materials Science both from Rutgers University. His extensive experience as a hands-on Researcher and Technical Manager / Executive has enabled him to use his broadly based business and technical expertise to solve critical organizational problems for technology based companies, academic institutions and life sciences / hi tech clients of his consultancy (15 years prior technical consulting experience).
Bob has served as a Laboratory Manager, Technical Project Manager and Business Development Manager in pharmaceutical (Johnson & Johnson, Carter Wallace) , personal care / consumer products (Colgate Palmolive Research) and biodegradable polymers (Novon Products – Warner Lambert) companies along with contract analytical / materials characterization laboratory (EMSL Analytical, Inc.) and independent consulting positions. He has also held academic appointments as Technical Program Development Director, Academic Administrator, Adjunct Professor, Technical Consultant and Visiting Scientist at Rutgers University, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials and the Medical Device Concept Laboratory at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).
Bob has been involved with the development of Web based applications, Information Architecture, SEO / SEO Marketing and Web-based Business Development since the mid 1990’s. He was one of the originators of the Rutgers Internet Institute Webmaster Certification Program. He served as Chief Web Officer of ThePharmaNetwork.com – professional pharmaceutical Web portal. Recently, he has developed a national and international presence on LinkedIn through the development of his two professional discussion groups.
Bob also has a long association with Sustainability and Green Materials Science.