Rick LeBlanc

Board Member

Rick is a Board Member of Sciens and Albireo Energy, both portfolio companies of Huron Capital. He has over 40 years of experience in the smart building industry, having held senior-level positions at various private equity-backed clean tech businesses, as well as Siemens Building Technologies. Rick came to the U.S. in the 1970s from Canada, where he grew up building wooden boats – a passion of his to this day. He holds a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA in General Management from Northwestern University.

In addition to his board duties, he is a frequent guest speaker at leading universities on the topic of entrepreneurship. He lives in Southern Illinois in a net zero energy lake house where he enjoys kayaking with family.