Clear Comfort adds Richard Franklin, dad of Missy, to board of directors

By: InnovatioNews Wednesday April 22, 2015 Tags: Boulder, Clean Comfort, cleantech, Richard Franklin, Steve Berens


BOULDER -- Clear Comfort  announced the addition of Richard E. Franklin, clean technology leader, to its board of directors.

Franklin is also father of swimmer and Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin.

Franklin is a cleantech pioneer and serves as regional director and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Cleantech Open, the local chapter of the nonprofit that runs the world’s largest accelerator for cleantech startups.Clear_Comfort_logo

Franklin also has extensive experience as a Fortune 500 executive, CEO, COO, SVP and CSO for multiple companies, including Head, Reebok and Coors.

“We are truly thrilled to have Richard join our board,” said Steve Berens, Clear Comfort CEO. “He brings the unique perspectives as a caring parent, a caring cleantech visionary and a proven and successful entrepreneur to our team.”

“I am impressed by the company, technology and team that is Clear Comfort,” said Franklin. “The ground-breaking Clear Comfort systems will change the experience of all swimmers from elite champions to families and their young children splashing in the pool.”


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