Serious Execs Change Roles
March 13, 2012

Serious Energy, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., has confirmed that Marc Porat, Serious Energy's co-founder, was recently appointed as the company's chief executive officer. He takes over from the company's co-founder and outgoing CEO, Kevin Surace. Surace currently also serve as chairman of the board and will continue in that role.

Porat has founded and led technology companies since 1983, according to the Serious website. Since 2002 he has created three companies focused on the built environment, concentrating on sustainable construction materials and methods to help reduce climate change.

Surace told™ today that this isn't the first time the two have changed roles. Porat was the company's first CEO, then moved to chairman and Surace became CEO. Now the two are changing roles again and Surace says that they both work together daily.

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