David Elenowitz is the President and Founder of Zero Carbon Partners, an investment and strategic/operating firm focused on emerging companies in the low carbon space, funded with $50 million of capital. Mr. Elenowitz is also Senior Advisor of Global Thermostat, a leading company engaged in carbon dioxide removal from both the atmosphere (direct air capture) and industrial flue gas emissions (point source capture).
Previously, Mr. Elenowitz ran Mercury Capital, a private equity firm, where he led the acquisition, and helped run, a number of companies with total revenues in excess of $1 billion and combined enterprise values in excess of $350 million.
Prior to forming Mercury in 1994, Mr. Elenowitz ran the U.S. operations of The Sutton Company, a private equity firm. Previously, Mr. Elenowitz spent five years in corporate strategy consulting for Bain & Company in Boston and London, and as an independent consultant. Mr. Elenowitz is a graduate of Tufts University with a degree in Economics, summa cum laude.