Peter Corsell

Chairman & Founder at GridPoint

Peter Corsell is an investor and entrepreneur known for successfully bringing emerging technologies to market. MIT’s Technology Review recognized him as one of the world’s top innovators under age 35, the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader, and the National Association of Corporate Directors included him on its inaugural list of leading directors under 40.

Corsell invests in sustainable energy and infrastructure technology as Managing Director at I Squared Capital, an independent multi-billion-dollar global infrastructure investment firm. I Squared currently has over $27 billion of assets under management in the energy, utilities, telecom, transport, and social infrastructure sectors in the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

Prior to joining I Squared, Corsell was cofounder and Managing Partner at Twenty First Century Utilities, a private investment firm specializing in sustainability and technology in the electric power sector, which was acquired by I Squared in 2019.

Corsell is also Chairman of GridPoint, a leading clean technology company, which he founded in 2003 and led as CEO until 2010. GridPoint has deployed more than 500,000 connected devices and has saved its customers over $500 million and 6 billion kilowatt-hours of energy.

Corsell has been a cofounder, board member and investor in several technology companies focused on clean technology, cybersecurity, and enterprise software. He has been interviewed on Charlie Rose and featured in several books including Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Tom Friedman, Perfect Power by Robert Galvin and Kurt Yeager, Earth: The Sequel by Fred Krupp, The Clean Tech Revolution by Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder, and Our Woman in Havana by Ambassador Vicki Huddleston.

Corsell serves on the board of directors at Atlantic Power Corporation and is a member of the Yale School of Architecture Dean’s Council. Earlier in his career, Corsell served with the Central Intelligence Agency and with the U.S. Department of State in Havana, Cuba. He holds a BSFS degree from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.


  • Chairman & Founder

    Current role