Brook PorterFounding Partner at G2VP
A sought after investor and advisor for companies at the intersection of technology and sustainability, Brook Porter brings decades of high-tech energy, transportation and agriculture expertise to G2VP as a founding partner. Previously, Porter led multi-stage investments for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ $1B Green Growth Fund, which included Uber, Turo, Amprius, Bloom Energy, Chargepoint, INRIX, Farmers Edge, Kaiima, Proterra, Renmatix and Siluria.
A serial entrepreneur, Porter has also co-founded two alternative fuel companies: Intelligent Energy, a hydrogen fuel cell technology company acquired by UK-based Intelligent Energy and Primafuel, a biofuels solutions provider, now a subsidiary of Edeniq. During his time at Primafuel, Porter led all aspects of engineering and operations and played a critical role in multiple financings for the company. Brook was a co-developer of the ENV Fuel Cell Motorcycle, recognized by TIME magazine and Popular Science as one of the best inventions of 2005.
Brook holds a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, with an emphasis in environmental technology. He is named on multiple U.S. and international patents in the field of renewable energy, including energy conversion and catalysis.