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Mark Huang

Mark Huang

Co-founder, SeaAhead, Inc.
Chapel Hill, N.C.


Mark Huang is the co-founder of SeaAhead, Inc. He has more than 15 years of cleantech venture experience having co-founded Novus Energy Partners in 2008, a U.S.-European cleantech venture capital fund. Prior to Novus, Huang was with GE for 10 years. As a senior vice president of GE Energy Financial Services, Huang led the effort to start GE’s cleantech corporate venture capital efforts. In the maritime sector, Huang has worked in shipbuilding and as a naval architect. In the public service sector, Huang served for 13 years as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves and was mobilized in 2003 to Baghdad where he focused on nation-building. Huang also served a term as the economic development director for Providence, RI where he focused on the innovation ecosystem while developing and executing an urban food strategy.

Finally, Huang is a U.S. director of Alfanar, the only venture philanthropy non-profit focused on the Arab world, and Tern, a Taiwan-based urban mobility company.

Huang holds an MBA and master’s of international affairs from Columbia University and a B.S. in naval architecture and marine engineering from Webb Institute.