Gregory Staple


Greg founded Renewable Power Direct (RPD) and has worked for over 25 years as an energy and telecommunications lawyer. He was formerly a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Vinson & Elkins LLP and is a serial entrepreneur. He was the founder and former CEO of TeleGeography Inc., a leading source of data on international telecommunications, later sold to a company backed by Madison Dearborn Partners. In addition to heading RPD’s Board, he is on the Advisory Board of RMI’s Business Renewables Center, and serves as the CEO of the American Clean Skies Foundation, a Washington clean energy non-profit that provided seed funding for RPD. Greg is a graduate of the University of Rochester and the University of Michigan Law School.