Duane Hartley – CEO

Duane Hartley grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from Hillsdale High School in San Mateo California. After graduating, Duane went to work for Hewlett-Packard in an entry level position. He also started what would be a 16 year education in night school at Foothill College and San Jose State, all while working full time. And in 1966 he was drafted into the US army.

While working at Hewlett-Packard he held positions from first line supervision to Group Vice President in the Test and Measurement Organization of Agilent Technologies, which he helped spin out of Hewlett-Packard. He was responsible for Domestic and International Organizations .

In 2000, he retired from Agilent and served on Boards of Directors of principally technology companies in California, Taiwan, and China. He has also been an active Consultant during this time.

In 2012 he decided to dedicate his efforts to GHG reduction in Sonoma County and California. He joined the effort to form EnergyElective to achieve those goals.