|James T. Waring
Executive Chairman & Co-Founder,
CleanTECH San Diego
James Waring is the executive chairman of CleanTECH San Diego. Prior to co-founding CleanTECH San Diego in 2007, Waring worked for Mayor Jerry Sanders and the City of San Diego as Deputy Chief Operating Officer for Land Use and Economic Development. In 2012, Waring was appointed to the California Transportation Commission by California Governor Jerry Brown. He is also a Commissioner for the San Diego Housing Commission Waring was a practicing attorney for over 20 years, and has been a principal since 1991 at real estate investment firm FI Financial. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and a juris doctorate degree and a master's degree in Peace and Justice Studies from the University of San Diego.