Hobbs & Towne, Inc. is an Executive Search firm specializing in the recruitment of senior executives for privately held and publicly traded alternative energy and clean technology companies.Founded in 1997 by Robert Hobbs and Andrew Towne, HTI has grown into a recognized industry leader, partnering with venture capital and private equity firms such as Great Point Ventures, Charles River Ventures, CMEA Ventures, Khosla Ventures, EnerTech Capital, Associated Group, Nth Power, NGP Energy Technology Partners, Virgin Fuels and Spire Capital and their portfolio companies in a wide range of hardware and software applications across energy, information technology, such as smart grid and demand response; renewables, such as solar and wind; alternative fuels, biofuels, such as, cellulosic ethanol, biobutonal and biodiesel and clean technologies, including water.
As a "boutique" search firm with offices based in Palo Alto, CA and Valley Forge, PA, HTI is able to offer the speed, quality, responsiveness and flexibility that smaller, early stage companies require. HTI has successfully performed domestic and international CEO and Board searches, along with C-level and senior management searches across all functional disciplines for emerging public and private companies such as, Capstone Turbine Corporation("CPST"), Clean Air Power("CAP"), Comverge, Inc. ("COMV"), Coskata, Current Communications Group, Distributed Energy Systems ("DESC"), Amyris, Enertech Environmental, Advanced BioFuels, Heliovolt, Stion, Energy Photovoltaics, GreatPoint Energy, Range Fuels, Protonex, and Virgin Fuels.
As evidenced by some of the most successful searches in the industry, Hobbs & Towne, Inc. has become an invaluable business partner. HTI continues to fuel investments with "Power from People!" – less–ZoomInfo