Chief Executive Officer
Independent Energy Standards Corp
Mr. Caulkins is the Chief Executive Officer of Independent Energy Standards Corp. (IES), an independent ratings firm for risk mitigation, best practices and responsibility in oil & gas development.
Mr. Caulkins is an entrepreneur with a background in business strategy, growth and finance. Prior to founding IES, Mr. Caulkins was directly and indirectly involved in building and growing multiple companies which addressed major problems across a spectrum of industries. He worked for Bain Capital in their Private Equity group, Morgan Stanley in the Mergers & Acquisitions group, and was the Founder and CEO of Nexodex.
Mr. Caulkins received a BS in Biology (Genetics) from Georgetown University, where he was summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and was the valedictorian for BS recipients. He received an MBA from Stanford University.
He lives with his wife, Charlie, in Northern California, is an outdoor enthusiast, and is an avid fly-fisherman.