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Our Team

Pressure Corp is a team comprised of driven experts who are passionate about unlocking the clean energy potential of waste pressure. Collectively, our team has been responsible for deploying over $8B in energy and industrial projects across five continents. Our team members have spent their careers in high profile roles within clean energy, midstream gas, utility and hydrocarbon processing industries. 

To maximize the value of waste pressure requires a comprehensive team who possesses a diverse set of skills to overcome any challenge. Our team leverages the experiences of engineering veterans, traders and analysts, deal originators and policy experts to successfully develop our projects. 


John Happ III


Chief Executive Officer

  • 25+ years of experience across the energy sector in physical & financial trading/marketing/hedging & logistics experience in electricity, emissions, oil, & natural gas & NGLs

  • Former Chief Commercial Officer at Southcross Energy

  • Led teams consummating M&A deals over $3B and long-term transport agreements over $200MM

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Shasi Munukutla, PMP, MBA


Commercial & Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience in energy (Engineering, Contract Management, and Commercial Development)

  • Deal evaluation of $350MM+ in assets for energy infrastructure M&A and joint ventures
    Executed over $50MM in projects in oil and gas and ESG sectors with no OSHA recordables and <1 EMR

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Jay Brown, MBA


Business Development & Origination

  • Skilled business development and marketing manager who has lead strategies to generate $350 MM+ in sales

  • PR and GR professional with a track record of successfully directing policy development

  • Product marketing expert with 15 years of experience executing market entry strategies for diverse industries 


Christopher Parker


Data Engineering Principal

  • 10+ years designing efficient operation and resource management systems

  • Oil and gas analyst that validated billions in revenue generation and ESG opportunities 

  • Developed software applications for waste pressure analysis examining physical system characteristics, commercial modeling, and historical flow distribution


Rahim Shamsy


Project Manager

  • 5+ years of experience as an agile project manager for data analysis/software systems

  • Co-created and built 4 early stage startups with a combined enterprise value of >$40MM

  • Validated >200 business ideas and managed multiple research projects to identify new business opportunities and recruit early founding teams

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Jacob Liang, MEM


Techno-Commercial Analyst

  • Developed first-of-its-kind LCOE model for waste pressure

  • Mechanical and Engineering Management degree from Duke University

  • Conducted due diligence for renewable energy projects to secure VC funding


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James Lee


Advisory Board Member

  • 30+ years of Energy leadership in Finance, Commercial & M&A roles

  • CEO/CFO of multiple successful Private Equity Backed Midstream companies

  • Licensed CPA

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Lyle Trytten, P.E.


Technical Advisor

  • 25+ years of experience in fertilizer and metals industries

  • Former General Manager, Sustainability with Sherritt International

  • Project deployments on 5 continents

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Mihir Desu

  • 12+ years of experience in the development and financing of distributed clean energy resources (DER)

  • Former Director, Strategy & BD at Strategen and Planning & Valuation Analyst at Portland General Electric

  • Presented before FERC and consulted with the World Bank and XM on integrating DERs into wholesale markets

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