Mr. Hart, the CEO and founder of Sierra Energy, has a wealth of experience in the industrial sector, having spent over 30 years starting and running companies. In addition to leading Sierra Energy, he also serves as the President of Sierra Railroad. He has been recognized for his contributions to the field of renewable fuels, receiving recognition as an “Environmental Hero” by the US Environmental Protection Agency and as a “Champion of Change” by the White House. He was named an Edmund Hilary Fellow for the nation of New Zealand. His railroad was the first in the US to operate using 100% biodiesel. Before starting Sierra Energy and Sierra Railroad, Hart worked as a management consultant to various organizations such as FMC, NASA (Mars Mission), TRW, Boeing, McDonnell Douglas and General Motors. He is an alumnus of UC Davis, Stanford Advanced Management Program and Singularity University.