James Phillip Jackson
Chief Business Development Officer, Thermal Energy Partners, LLC
As Chief Business Development Officer, Mr. Jackson leads the company’s global sales efforts to deliver onsite, base-load geothermal power and water services. After serving eleven years in the military, Mr. Jackson began his sales career in 1999 where he spearheaded strategy, business development and marketing initiatives for several start-up’s that were new to the North American market. Mr. Jackson has been responsible for the development of TEP’s go-to-market approach and sales to Power Utilities, Ports and Critical Infrastructure sectors such as Industrial/Chemical plants, Oil & Gas facilities, Healthcare, and Department of Defense clients.
Prior to joining TEP, Mr. Jackson was President of Emergent Global Security, a firm that delivers energy security solutions to critical infrastructure clients. Mr. Jackson led strategic development with key partners, including overseeing the Emergent and Pinkerton partnership to integrate combined services and technology solutions for power plants and port projects. Prior to Emergent, Mr. Jackson was a Regional Vice President at Dell Inc., where he was instrumental in selling on-site/off-site disaster recovery storage services to hospitals nationwide and led a Channel-sales team that far exceeded sales goals to enterprise healthcare facilities.
Prior to his time at Dell, Mr. Jackson served as a sales leader at FUJIFILM Medical Systems USA where he was recognized for being the first to sell products and services to the Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration. Mr. Jackson is also a Gulf War Veteran and served as a U.S. Navy SEAL throughout the Middle East and Latin America from 1988-1999. Mr. Jackson received a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University in Multinational Organizations Studies in business and is a graduate from the Defense Language Institute of Monterey, CA