Silicon Valley Bank
Region: Mid Atlantic, Midwest, New England, New York, Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain, Southeast, Southwest, Central, Texas, International
Specializing in: Energy Innovation
Blake English is a Managing Director at Silicon Valley Bank and a member of its Energy and Resource Innovation (ERI) team. As SVB’s Energy Innovation practice founder and global lead, he is focused on fostering the development of the Energy Innovation ecosystem, and growing SVB’s energy portfolio out of the Bank’s newest office in Houston, TX. Blake joined SVB at its Palo Alto, CA office in 2007. There he was a lead participant in the formation and national roll-out of SVB’s Early Stage financial services platform for Technology, Life Science and Clean Technology companies. In 2010, Blake moved to Austin, TX to oversee the rapid expansion of SVB's Central Texas and Gulf Coast Technology, Life Science and ERI banking practices. Blake received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in Applied Economics from The State University of New York at Buffalo.