Board Chairman Emeritus
Nicholas Pritzker is the Board Chairman Emeritus at Evergreen Climate Innovations. Nicholas is an independent entrepreneur and co-founder of Tao Capital, which invests in sustainable energy and disruptive technology businesses.
Tao Capital’s early investments include Tesla Motors, Uber, SpaceX, Twist Bioscience, Aquion, Atlantica Hotels, United Record Pressing and Foundations Recovery Network.
In 1978, Nicholas joined the Hyatt Hotels Corporation to lead its real estate and development efforts for many years, and served as vice-chairman of the Board until his retirement in 2009. Nicholas is also Vice Chairman of Global Hyatt Corporation, the parent of Hyatt Hotels Corporation and HDC, where he focuses on real estate and development matters.
He has served on numerous nonprofit boards, including Vice Chairman of Conservation International and Chairman of the Grand Victoria Foundation. Pritzker is the Chairman of the Libra Foundation.
Pritzker received a BA from Lake Forest College in Illinois and a law degree from the University of Chicago.
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