Patrick Maloney is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Inspire, where he is responsible for the company’s strategic direction and execution of its mission. A lifelong entrepreneur in the energy and technology spaces, Patrick is dedicated to building world-positive businesses that align profitability with purpose. He founded Inspire with the vision to answer the call of millions of consumers demanding action on climate change by connecting them to the world’s first clean energy platform.
Patrick is a nationally recognized leader in the clean energy technology sector, having received numerous awards and recognition from the likes of Forbes, Fortune, FastCompany, and many others. In 2019, Patrick was selected as the 2018 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner in the Cleantech and Renewables category for his outstanding vision and achievement.In addition to his work at Inspire, Patrick is a member of YPO, a premier global community of chief executives committed to leading the world’s most impactful organizations, and is a frequent speaker and thought leader on impact and sustainability.Prior to Inspire, Patrick worked in venture capital and served on the founding teams of two of the fastest-growing and most successful ventures in the competitive energy space.