Ethan Schutt has been a Senior Vice President in the land and energy development department at Cook Inlet Region Incorporated (CIRI) for the past 11 years. He oversees energy projects as well as leasing of land for oil and gas, mineral and other natural resource development. He also directs CIRI’s efforts in developing renewable and alternative energy projects. Schutt is one of the project overseers for the soon-to-be largest Wind project in the state of Alaska on Fire Island. Schutt has a degree in mathematics from Washington State University as well as a Juris Doctor from Stanford University. Schutt was selected in 2004 as one of the Alaska Top 40 Under 40 award.