President, Chevron Energy Solutions
Jim Davis is president of Chevron Energy Solutions (CES), which helps government, institutional, commercial and industrial clients increase efficiency, reduce energy expenses and ensure power for critical operations. Under his leadership, CES has grown by 20 percent annually and was named one of the "World's Most Innovative Companies" by Fast Company in 2009. He spearheaded Chevron's $500,000 sponsorship of the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center, leading to Chevron's $2.5 million endowment of the EEC chair in 2009. Prior to CES, Davis was senior vice president of Integrated Solutions for PG&E Energy Services, which was purchased by Chevron in 2000 to create CES. Previously he was senior vice president of marketing and sales at Duke/Louis Dreyfus. In 2004, he was the Northern California winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Social Responsibility. A board member of the Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization and of Telekenex, Davis holds a B.S. from Ohio State University.