Chief Executive Officer
Alan Perlstein is the Chief Executive Officer of the Mid-West Energy Research Consortium. Mr. Perlstein was a co-founder of the organization and its first Chairperson in 2010. He is a Director on the M-WERC Board of Directors and the Board's Executive Committee. He helps guide M-WERC’s strategy development for M-WERC’s research, talent development and entrepreneurship accelerator programs
Mr. Perlstein draws upon 40 years of experience in ship building, power electronics, design development and program management for navy nuclear, ship controls, propulsion, and power distribution technology programs. He has a successful track record for deployment of new technologies affordably and on schedule.
Alan has worked extensively at building effective Public Private partnerships. His leadership has been recognized on the boards of the North West Side Community Development Corporation, the Milwaukee Work Force Investment Board Employ Milwaukee, the Manufacturing Diversity Institute, and as a founding member of M-WERC. Alan is recognized as a passionate proponent for economic growth and work force development for Milwaukee and the surrounding regions.
Mr. Perlstein is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Business at Northwestern University, with a master’s in business administration. He attended American University, with a Bachelor of Science and Honors graduate in Economics.