Kwasi Fraser Joins Leadership Team as Director of Business Development

Posted on January 13, 2022 · Posted in Announcements, Leadership

Green Powered Technology (GPTech) is excited to announce that Kwasi Fraser has joined our team as Director of Strategic Business Development and a member of our senior leadership team. He will lead our business development organization with focus on capture management, marketing, client engagement and retention, and business growth. 

Kwasi has more than 20 years of experience as a strategic business development professional and public sector executive. He has shown that he is an effective leader with experience spanning across the public and private sectors. Before joining GPTech, Kwasi ran his own business development firm, engaging and pursuing national and international opportunities with agencies such as the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), EXIM Bank, and U.S. International Development Finance Corporation.

Kwasi’s accomplishments are far-reaching. He established the National Minority Emerging and Innovative Technology Consortium to enable underserved and underrepresented minority-owned businesses to access “Other Transaction Authority,” a multi-billion-dollar federal contracting vehicle for solution research, development, demonstration, and deployment; he consulted for DXC Technology on mergers and acquisition due diligence; and served as an advisor on green hydrogen strategic solutions for the data center industry. He spent roughly a decade as a senior consultant and program manager with Verizon, where he gained keen knowledge on global integration deals and network connectivity solutions. He led engagements and served government and commercial clients, such as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, World Bank, Peace Corps, National Grid, and Procter & Gamble.

Prior to Verizon, Kwasi developed and led enterprise risk management and product development practices at AT&T Wireless and Sprint, and managed the deployment of the AT&T Wireless Long-Distance network. He was a co-creator of SamePoint, a startup that deployed one of the world’s first social media search and brand reputation management engines that utilized natural language processing and sentiment analysis. In addition, Kwasi was elected Mayor of the Town of Purcellville, Virginia, for four terms, serving a community of about 10,000 residents.  

Kwasi was recently appointed by the current EPA Administrator to the EPA’s Small Communities Advisory Subcommittee of the Local Government Advisory Committee. He also served on the National League of Cities’ Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Federal Advocacy Committee; Transportation and Infrastructure Federal Advocacy Committee; and Unmanned Air Mobility (Drone) Integration Advisory Forum, representing legislative priorities of 19,000 cities, towns, and villages. 

Kwasi has an MBA from Rutgers University and a BS in Engineering from the State University of New York, Stony Brook. Over the years, Kwasi has expanded his professional education with an Executive Education Certificate from Harvard Business School, Blockchain for Business Certificate from Cornell University, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, and a Project Management Professional Certification.