Hugh D. “Chip” Evans, Jr., MBA is Principal of the Evans Consulting Group and serves as Cleantech Open’s Director for the State of Nevada. His professional experience includes general management, finance, marketing, funds development, sales and human resources. Recent executive positions include President and Chairman of GreenDisk Technologies, Inc., President and Founder of the Salot Bradley Group, International, General Manager of SimulTrans and CEO of VantagePoint Properties LLC. Previous employers include Fairchild Semiconductor, National Semiconductor, Hewlett-Packard, digiGroups, Kubota Graphics Computer and Deloitte, Haskins & Sells. His background includes extensive work in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America, often setting up new business entities.