Teague Egan is the Founder and CEO of EnergyX. He is responsible for all aspects of building the company into the world leader in renewable energy technologies. His focus is on commercializing the LiTAS™ technology for direct lithium extraction and the companies SoLiS™ solid state battery electrolytes. He believes 100 hour work weeks, and little sleep is the recipe to success.
Teague’s background is one of serial entrepreneurship, investing, inventing, and philanthropy. He has been investing in public sector energy assets and sustainable technologies since 2013. Prior to EnergyX, he previously started businesses in entertainment, music, and sports, and is also the inventor of energyDNA – a patented multi-component graphene textile fiber technology. Teague founded Innovation Factory VC, a venture capital fund focused on tech, life sciences, real estate, and consumer products in 2012.
Most of his philanthropic efforts are associated with the Thomas E. Smith Foundation. He is the co-founder of Dance For Paralysis, The Reality Ride Challenge, and The Kindness Project. Teague is an alumnus of University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and received his Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship. After graduating from USC, Egan went on to complete the Executive Program in exponential technology including artificial intelligence, synthetic biology, and nanotechnology at Singularity University.
Fun Fact: Teague invested in Tesla in 2013, beginning his passion for the transition to renewable energy.
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