Jared Westrem

Global Principal of Wind Energy, Thread

Jared Westrem is presently fulfilling the role of Global Principal of Wind Energy at Thread. With a decade’s worth of experience in the wind energy sector, his primary focus has revolved around leveraging drone technology for comprehensive inspections of wind turbine blades. Throughout his career, he has contributed his expertise to various startups, specializing in both small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) and wind-specific applications. Jared’s work has involved close collaboration with team members in diverse capacities to pioneer innovative approaches for scaling up technology adoption in the wind industry. This journey has ignited a passion for renewable energy. As Thread’s first employee, Jared has played a fundamental role in the organization’s growth in the realm of renewable energy.