Dan Kalafatas

Dan Kalafatas, Executive Chairman of 3Degrees

Executive Chairman

Dan is the co-founder of 3Degrees, a long-time renewable energy provider. Through its offerings, 3Degrees accelerates the world's transition to a renewable energy economy. Dan is currently the Executive Chairman of the 3Degrees Board of Directors and focuses on 3Degrees' long-term corporate strategy. He served as CEO from the company's founding until January 2015. 

Under Dan's leadership as CEO, 3Degrees successfully entered the utility green pricing, REC, carbon, and more recently, community solar markets. As a result of these efforts, the U.S. Department of Energy has recognized 3Degrees with its Non-Utility Green Power Supplier of the Year award numerous times.

In 2007, Dan co-led the formation of 3Degrees, a spin-off of the 3 Phases Energy Services' division he co-founded and ran from 2002 through 2007. Dan’s professional experience also includes work as a management consultant at Carlisle, Fagan, Gaskins & Wise (CFGW) and at Carlisle & Company from 1996 to 2000, where he served clients in regulated industries. Prior to this, he worked in corporate finance at JP Morgan.

Dan co-founded the Renewable Energy Business Network (REBN) in 2002 and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Northern Arizona University's Masters in Climate Science and Solutions program.  Dan also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Mark Day School.

A native of Massachusetts, Dan holds a B.A. with honors in Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. with a certificate in Public Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.