CarbonQuest

CarbonQuest (formerly NextWatts, Inc.) is comprised of a team of seasoned environmental technology entrepreneurs focused on solving large problems. Prior to CarbonQuest, the team has collectively built several technology firms in the renewable energy, telecommunications and financial technology industries. CarbonQuest is a big believer in building strong and lasting partnerships with all stakeholders – customers, companies, employees, cities.

Our Mission

Leading the QUEST for decarbonization by providing urban building owners advanced technologies and solutions that ENABLE acceleration of global carbon reduction NOW

CarbonQuest

The team undertaking carbon removal.

Dave Curry
Chairman

Dave is a successful entrepreneur having founded, taken public, and successfully exited three companies.

Shane Johnson
President and Chief Executive Officer

Shane Johnson is a successful entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in energy and other industries.

Brian Asparro
Chief Operating Officer

Brian has started and helped grow several companies at the intersection of energy, finance and technology across the globe.

William Fuglevand
Chief Technology Officer

William is a registered Professional Engineer with 45 years of experience in Energy Systems.

Anna Pavlova
VP, Strategy & Market Development

Anna brings over 20 years of experience bridging climate and energy policy with market and sustainability strategies for global corporations.

Doug Staker
VP, Business Development

Doug is a seasoned global energy technology executive who has created value for customers and stakeholders.

Ted Volberding
VP, Operations

Ted is an experienced, collaborative leader and engineer in multiple industries with over 40 years of experience.

Ken Byrd
VP, Electrical Projects

Ken is an engineering management, marketing and sales executive with over 30 years of experience.

Don Gongaware
VP, Engineering

Don brings over 30 years of experience in the design, fabrication, installation and operations of LNG and gas purification projects.

Allan Coxon
Systems Engineer

Allan is a licensed professional engineer with experience working with several high tech startups for over 20 years.

David Jacobi
Director, Project Engineering

David leads the installation of CarbonQuest's carbon capture technology in buildings.

Albert White
Engineer

Albert is a recent graduate from Gonzaga University, BS in Mechanical Engineering, who is excited to be at the forefront of the next generation of renewable energy.

Jacey Johnson
Marketing Intern

Jacey is an aspiring entrepreneur, photographer, digital and graphic design artist.