About PowurByline BIO: Jonathan Budd is an expert on expanding entrepreneurship and renewable energy. As founder and CEO of Powur, he’s working to crowdsource home-based solar energy, halt carbon-based climate change and shift the global energy paradigm. Powur aims to connect 2 million homes to solar by 2025 using a disruptive, decentralized direct sales model. Learn more at www.Powur.com.
Broadcast BIO: Our guest today is working to connect 2 million homes to solar energy by 2025. Jonathan Budd is founder and CEO of Powur (see P-O-W-U-R dot com). Powur is using a disruptive, decentralized direct sales model to boost solar power and tackle climate change. Welcome, Jonathan. Why did you decide to work in solar energy after becoming a millionaire at 25?
Full BIO: Jonathan Budd is an expert on expanding entrepreneurship and sustainable energy. As founder and CEO of Powur, he’s working to crowdsource roof top solar energy, halt carbon-based climate change and shift the global energy paradigm. Powur aims to connect 2 million homes to solar by 2025 using a disruptive, decentralized direct sales model.
Jonathan is committed to “creating a world that works for all life” and to “leaving a better world than we found” for future generations. He fulfills this mission in his daily life and through leadership of several game-changing organizations.
After earning his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hofstra University, Jonathan turned to the direct selling industry. By age 26, he was one of the fastest and youngest success stories in the history of direct sales, earning his first $10,000,000 by that time. He founded Empowered Entrepreneurs to teach others the principles of entrepreneurship and modern day marketing that fueled his success and has served nearly 100,000 customers since then.
Jonathan’s drive is about more than financial success. It is about using that success to fulfill a deeper calling to give back to humanity. He founded The Global Transformation Council to support non-profit organizations that are making great transformational impact through innovative solutions to many of our world’s most challenging problems. Jonathan has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to support organizations such as The Pachamama Alliance, Freedom from Hunger, charity: water, among others.
As CEO of Powur, Jonathan heads up day-to-day operations and strategy that allow Powur’s army of solar entrepreneurs to succeed at their finest. From forming key strategic partnerships, attracting the best talent, and innovating how solar is sold, Jonathan has his hands in everything Powur. Learn more at www.Powur.com.