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Kathy Ayers

Vice President, R&D - Proton OnSite


Fikile Brushett

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering - MIT

Belén Linares Corell

Innovation Director - Acciona

James Gado (Moderator)

Senior Director - MIT Office of Corporate Relations

Lin-wen Hu

Director, Research & Services; Senior Research Scientist - MIT Nuclear Reactor Lab

Mark Johnson

Research Professor - NC State University & the PowerAmerica Institute

Andy Lubershane

Director of Research - Energy Impact Partners

Harvey Michaels (Moderator)

Energy Efficiency Lecturer and Research Scientist - MIT Center for Collective Intelligence

Sheldon Petersen

CEO - National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corp.

Apurba Sakti

Research Scientist - MIT Energy Initiative

Caleb Waugh (Moderator)

Head of Business Analytics, Energy Storage - Lockheed Martin Energy

Isaac Baker

Co-President - Resonant Energy


William Bubenicek

CEO - ConnectM Technology Solutions

Daniel Dus

Head of Renewables - Adani Group

Charlie Gay

Director, Solar Energy Technologies Office - DOE

Qichao Hu, Ph.D

Founder & CEO - Solid Energy Systems

Mak Joshi

Director of Product Strategy, EcoStruxure IoTvPlatform - Schneider Electric

Richard Matsui

Founder & CEO - kWh Analytics

Sandhya Murali

Founder - Solstice


Tim Polega

Renewable Investment and Technology Leader - Saudi Arabia

Bill Southworth

Managing Director - The Digital MicroGrid Initiative Corporation

William Woodford

Co-Founder/CTO - Form Energy

Tim Barckholtz

Senior Scientific Advisor, Corporate Strategic Research - ExxonMobil Research and Engineering

Scott Burger

PhD Candidate and Researcher - MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society & MIT Energy Initiative

Temple Fennell (Moderator)

Managing Director - Clean Energy Venture Fund

Andy Haun

Microgrids CTO - Schneider Electric, North America Operations

Daniel Hullah

Managing Director - GE Ventures


Morris Kesler, Ph.D

Chief Technology Officer - WiTricity


Jeff McAulay

Co-Founder - Energetic Insurance

Lawrence Orsini

Founder - LO3 Energy


Joseph B. Powell, Ph.D

Chief Scientist, Chemical Engineering - Shell

Veronika Stelmakh

Postdoctoral Research Associate -MIT's Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

James d. Worden

Partner - LightSpeed Energy

Paul Beaton (Moderator)

Senior Program Officer - National Academy of Sciences

Michael Casey (Moderator)

Senior Advisor, Digital Currency Initiative - MIT Media Lab

Randall Field (Moderator)

Executive Director, Mobility of the Future - MIT Energy Initiative

Howard J. Herzog (Moderator)

Senior Research Engineer - MIT Energy Initiative

Claire Broido Johnson

President - CBJ Energy


Shazia Khan

Co-Founder & CEO - EcoEnergy


John D. McDonald

SmartGrid Business Development Leader - GE

Omar Paganini

Director, Observatory for Energy and Sustainable Development - Catholic University of Uruguay

Tor Jakob Ramsoy

CEO and Founder - Arundo


Robert Trinnear

Managing Director, East - The Energy Authority

Edward Young (Moderator)

Director of Strategy - National Grid