J.P. Bauman


Industry Experience

  • J.P. has spent his career building successful growth-stage companies as a hands-on investor, entrepreneur, board member, and partner with management teams.
  • Skilled in business-building, as well as leading all aspects of the investment process, including deal sourcing, due diligence and structuring.
  • Over 20 years investing in and/or evaluating thousands of energy technology deals.

Current / Representative Former Portfolio Company Directorships

  • Seeq
  • Iota Software
  • FlexGen (partial sale to Apollo Group in 2021)
  • ThoughtTrace (sold to Thomson Reuters in 2022)
  • Premier Oilfield Equipment (sold to Kaiser in 2017)


  • Perseus LLC, Vice President
    • $2 billion private equity firm focused on energy technology
  • One Equity Partners, Associate
    • $4 billion private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase
  • JPMorgan Chase, Banking Analyst               
  • Co-founder or advisor to numerous start-up companies


  • Calgary Propel Energy Technology Forum Advisory Board
  • Colorado Oil & Gas Challenge Committee
  • State of Colorado Advanced Industries Grant Program (Energy) Selection Board
  • University of Colorado Global Energy Management Program Certificate Recipient
  • University of Chicago Admissions Application Alumni Committee


  • MBA, University of Chicago
  • BA Economics, University of Chicago