Jack Baron

Sugar is the New Oil: The Sustainable Carbon Revolution
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Oil is valuable because of its carbon but sugar too, has a lot of carbon. Jack explains how sugar is the new oil. He goes on to explain how the sugars derived from non-food plant waste could replace our dependence on oil.

Jack Baron serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of SweetWater Energy, Inc. He has more than 25 years' experience in executive, sales, marketing, and operations management. He co-founded PAETEC where he served as Chief Marketing and Training Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Development. Prior to joining PAETEC, he served as National Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Customer Service for ACC TeleCom's U.S. operations. Mr. Baron also served as President of ETI Technical College, a 4-year engineering college in Cleveland.Mr. Baron also chaired the Rochester Angel Network, an investment organization focused on early-stage technology and energy companies in New York State. He belongs to the board of directors for Affle Mobile Media, which is owned primarily by Microsoft and based in Singapore.Mr. Baron has an M.B.A. from Syracuse University with a concentration in marketing, graduating summa cum laude. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester, where he graduated with high honors.

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