Ken (“Spiderman”) Karas

West Coast Team Lead

Ken lives in Santa Ynez, California where he ranches and engages in the wind energy industry through project development and direct investment. He acts as an advisor to the U.S. Department of Energy on wind energy matters. He has been a licensed pilot for 25 years, holds ATP/multi-engine, private glider and rotorcraft (helicopter) ratings and is typed in the Citation 500 series jets and the DC-3. He has over 5,000 hours of flight time, including over 1,000 in the T-28, which he has been flying for 9 years. Apart from aviation, he is a passionate powder skier, horseman, racquetball player and rock climber, ergo “Spiderman.”