Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Chase is the co-founder, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors at Crusoe Energy Systems, an energy technology company that captures stranded energy to power modular datacenters and improves the environmental performance of both the energy and technology industries. The company has become one of the largest privately held cryptocurrency mining businesses in North America and operates a cloud computing platform with industry-leading climate and cost performance. Chase's leadership experience at Crusoe has included building a high functioning team of more than 250 professionals encompassing engineering, technology, business development, manufacturing, finance, law, operations and administration. Chase has also held key roles in more than $600 million of fundraising with venture, project and credit capital investors for Crusoe. Crusoe's investors include G2VP, Inclusive Capital, Lowercarbon Capital, Mubadala, OIA, IDO, Founders Fund, Bain Capital Ventures, Valor Equity Partners, Polychain Capital, Winklevoss Capital, Dragonfly Capital Partners and others. Chase is an avid tech enthusiast that is passionate about enabling new technologies like AI and blockchain to positively impact people’s lives. Prior to founding Crusoe, Chase was a General Partner at Polychain Capital, a multibillion-dollar fund investing in blockchain technologies and digital assets. Chase was previously a quantitative researcher and trader at Jump Trading and GETCO, where he developed and managed a portfolio of algorithmic trading strategies. Chase holds undergraduate degrees in math and physics from MIT and a masters degree in computer science from Stanford, where he specialized in artificial intelligence. As a personal interest, Chase has climbed five of the “seven summits” including Mt. Everest.