Erik Olbeter has more than 15 years of industry experience related to financial modeling, due diligence, strategic planning, and policy and market analysis. Prior to joining ICF, Mr. Olbeter was the head of tech policy research and alternative energy practice at Pacific Crest Securities, the nation's leading technology broker dealer. He is an expert on alternative energy markets with specific responsibility for energy efficiency services, energy storage technologies, advanced biochemicals, and alternative transportation. Beyond clean technology, he has a substantial background in cybersecurity, aerospace, and defense analysis. Mr. Olbeter has performed due diligence on more than three dozen investment banking deals and has modeled and evaluated more than 100 companies. He is frequently called upon by policymakers, investors, and corporations for his views on markets and policy optimization.