Jose Claxton

Head of Business Development

Jose Claxton Head of Business Development

Jose leads the firm’s sales and investor relations efforts.

Prior to joining Engine No. 1, Jose spent 10 years at Blue Harbour Group, an activist firm where he presided over the firm’s growth from $800 million to $3.7 billion. Prior to that, he was a managing director at Latigo Partners, a distressed-debt investment fund, and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Jose has held senior leadership positions across the investment and business development functions at Lehman Brothers and J.P. Morgan. He also worked as a manufacturing engineer for Digital Equipment Corporation.

Jose received a BS in Manufacturing Engineering from Boston University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.