Speakers

VERGE Gurus Industry experts facilitate roundtable discussions on: Peer-to-Peer Mobility, Big Data, Net-Zero Buildings, the Future of Energy Policy and much more.
Monday, November 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm, Grand Ballroom, InterContinental Hotel

VERGE Accelerate VC leaders debate the future of cleantech investment and a pitch competition with start-ups in digital transportation, smart energy systems and collaborative consumption.
Tuesday, November 13, 1:45pm - 4:00pm, Grand Ballroom, InterContinental Hotel

Ken Abreu
Principal Regulatory Analyst, PG&E

Ken Abreu is a Principal Regulatory Analyst with PG&E. He is responsible for Demand Response policy and planning work. He has over 30 years of wide ranging experience in the energy business.   Read more…

Laurie Actman
Deputy Director, Energy Efficient Building Hub

Laurie Actman serves as the Deputy Director for the Energy Efficient Building Hub (EEB Hub) in Philadelphia.   Read more…

Dan Adler
President, California Clean Energy Fund

Dan Adler is president of the California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF), an evergreen, nonprofit fund of funds created to accelerate investment in California’s clean energy economy.   Read more…

Rohit Aggarwala
Special Advisor to the Chair, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

Rohit T. “Rit” Aggarwala is Special Advisor to the Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, and Environmental Program Lead at Bloomberg Philanthropies. He was the Director of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability for New York City from 2006 to 2010.   Read more…

Martha Amram
CEO, WattzOn

As a respected leader in energy and economics, Amram founded WattzOn to help the massive and greatly underserved residential energy efficiency market.   Read more…

Ricardo Angel
Managing Director, GE Energy-Ventures

Ricardo Angel leads venture capital investing origination for the business unit and for Energy Technology Ventures, a joint venture formed by GE, NRG Energy, Inc. and ConocoPhillips focused on investing in emerging energy technology companies.   Read more…

John Argo
CFO, Functional Advantage

John Argo is a serial entrepreneur with 24 years of industry experience and expertise in early-stage clean technology commercialization.   Read more…

Domenic Armano
Director, Energy, First Fuel Software

Domenic Armano is the Director of Energy Solutions at First Fuel Software, a cutting edge building energy analytics company based in Lexington, MA. In this role, he is responsible for delivery of the companies’ analytics platform and the development of innovative customer solutions.   Read more…

Peter Asmus
Principal Research Analyst, Navigant Research

Peter Asmus has been analyzing markets for sustainable energy for 25 years. He is author of four books on energy and environmental topics and has been one of the world's leading experts on microgrids and other forms of distributed energy innovation for Navigant Research since 2009.   Read more…

Paul Baier
Vice President of Sustainability Consulting, Groom Energy

Baier leads Groom Energy's Sustainability Consulting practice, which assists Groom Energy's customers with their sustainability strategies and GHG inventories.   Read more…

David Bartlett
Vice President of Industry Solutions, IBM

Bartlett leads IBM’s Smarter Building initiative and Tivoli’s Smarter Planet Industry Solutions. Prior to this role, he spent close to ten years in Europe in roles that included: Vice President of Europe, Middle East, and Africa and Director of Europe's Tivoli development laboratory.   Read more…

Rob Bernard
Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft

Rob Bernard is the Chief Environmental Strategist for Microsoft and is responsible for defining and implementing the global strategy for the company’s environmental efforts.   Read more…

John Bradford
Chief Innovations Officer, Interface, Inc.

To John Bradford, Interface’s commitment to sustainability is just one more opportunity to innovate. A 1990 Mechanical Engineering graduate from Auburn, John currently holds several patents and has trademarked multiple processes within the textile industry.   Read more…

Lee Burrows
Managing Director, VantagePoint Capital Partners

Lee Burrows joined VantagePoint Capital Partners in 2002, bringing with him 15 years of broad semiconductor technology expertise, specifically in the areas of semiconductor processing, advanced materials, power storage and management, and battery, lighting, and smart-grid technologies.   Read more…

Jeff Byron
Vice Chairman, Cleantech Open National Board

Jeff Byron has more than 35 years of experience in emerging energy technologies, customer requirements, and energy policy. His focus has been on the technical, regulatory, and financial implications of clean-energy and smart-grid technologies.   Read more…

Shelby Campbell
Project Director, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Shelby Campbell is a project director with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, recently completing the development of the SFPUC’s new headquarters, an award winning state-of-the-art office high rise, designed to achieve LEED Platinum.   Read more…

Brad Copithorne
Energy and Financial Policy Specialist, EDF

Brad Copithorne has 20 years experience in investment banking at Salomon Brothers/Citi and Morgan Stanley. Most recently, he worked in the Menlo Park office of Morgan Stanley covering the enterprise hardware and technology supply chain industries.   Read more…

Tom Darden
CEO, Cherokee

Tom Darden is the Chief Executive Officer of Cherokee and founder of its predecessors.   Read more…

John Davies
VP, Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Group

John Davies heads up GreenBiz Group's research efforts and leads the GreenBiz Executive Network, a member-based, peer-to-peer learning forum for sustainability professionals.   Read more…

Will Dennis
CEO & Co-Founder, Liquid

Will Dennis is cofounder and CEO of Liquid, a rental marketplace that lets individual bike owners rent their bike to locals, travelers, and cyclists. The service is currently in live across the U.S.   Read more…

Michael Ellis
Partner, GreenOrder

Michael Ellis brings expertise in strategy, marketing, and change management to GreenOrder. He leads GreenOrder’s work with General Electric. GreenOrder has served as principal strategic advisor to GE on the creation, implementation, and development of the company’s ecomagination initiative.   Read more…

Kevin Evans
VP & GM Grid Integrated Resources, Johnson Controls

Kevin Evans joined EnergyConnect in January 2009, leading the company as President and CEO until its acquisition by Johnson Controls in July 2011. Evans has three decades of proven financial and operational leadership in energy and other industries.   Read more…

Laura Farnham
VP Building Technology & Services, Johnson Controls

Laura Farnham is responsible for driving the strategy and technology roadmap to position Johnson Controls for global growth.   Read more…

Rick Fedrizzi
President & CEO , U.S. Green Building Council

Rick Fedrizzi, the founding chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council, was appointed president and CEO of the nonprofit organization in April 2004.   Read more…

Katie Fehrenbacher
Senior Writer, Greentech Editor, GigaOm

Katie Fehrenbacher has been a reporter covering technology for close to a decade, and has covered green technology for the past five years. She is a Senior Writer and Features Editor for GigaOM.   Read more…

Michael Finegan
West Area M2M, Manager, Solutions Engineering, Sprint Nextel

Michael Finegan is a member of Sprint’s Emerging Solutions Group (ESG) and leads the West Area M2M (machine-to-machine) Solution Engineering team.   Read more…

Krys Freeman
Director of Systems + Technology, GreenBiz Group

Krys Freeman is one of today’s rising entrepreneurs, technologists and visionaries.   Read more…

Elizabeth Fretheim
Director, Business Strategy & Sustainability, Walmart

Elizabeth Fretheim is the Director, Business Strategy & Sustainability for Logistics" where she develops and manages the sustainability strategy for the Logistics Division. She also coordinates and communicates sustainability initiatives underway in transportation and the distribution centers.   Read more…

Luke Fretwell
Founder, GovFresh

Luke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh, dedicated to inspiring government-citizen collaboration and building a more engaged democracy.   Read more…

Rich Green
SVP, Engineering , Enlighted, Inc.

Rich Green is an operational exec that has been at the helm of some of the computer industry's most innovative technologies and business models in enterprise software and networking and has extraordinary insight into how those models can be extended to serve high-performance buildings and the Intern   Read more…

Josh Green
President of National Venture Capital Assocation, MDV

Cleantech is a cross-discipline practice that includes a wide range of startups including those focused on Lithium production, biochemicals, and LED lighting.   Read more…

Alfred Griffin
Director, Alternative Energy Banking Group, Citi

Alfred Griffin is a director in Citi's Alternative Energy Banking Group.   Read more…

Peter Gross
VP, Mission Critical Systems, Bloom Energy

Peter Gross brings more than 25 years' experience in engineering and design of power systems as applied to data centers, trading floors, command and control centers, and telecommunication and broadcasting facilities.   Read more…

Irv Grossman
VP, Supply Chain Operations, Chainalytics

Irv Grossman is responsible for the delivery of services related to service supply chains, encompassing reverse logistics, after-sales service, and service-centric networks.   Read more…

Scott Harmon
CEO, Noesis

Scott Harmon has 20 years of senior leadership experience with enterprise software companies. As CEO of venture-backed AlterPoint, he helped orchestrate a strategic sale of the business.   Read more…

Bob Hayden
Manager, Transportation & Clean Vehicle Programs, City of San Francisco

As Manager of Transportation and Clean Vehicle Programs at San Francisco’s Department of the Environment, or SF Environment, Robert Hayden directs a broad program area working to achieve San Francisco’s climate protection and air quality goals, and to support the City’s Transit First policies.   Read more…

David Head
Fleet Manager, County of Sonoma

David Head has been involved in vehicle and equipment management and repair for over 40 years. His work history includes training and work as an automotive mechanic, heavy equipment mechanic, parts sales person, owner/operator of an automotive repair facility, fleet supervisor and fleet manager.   Read more…

Miguel Helft
Senior Writer, Fortune

Miguel Helft is a San Francisco-based Senior Writer at FORTUNE, where he covers Silicon Valley. He joined FORTUNE in August 2011 following a 5-year stint as a reporter at The New York Times covering companies like Apple, Facebook and Google.   Read more…

Christine Hertzog
Managing Director, Smart Grid Library

Christine Hertzog is a consultant, author, and professional explainer focused on Smart Grid technologies and solutions.  She provides strategic advisory services to startups and established companies that include corporate, market, and funding development.She is the author of the "Smart Grid Di   Read more…

Bob Hinkle
President & CEO, Metrus Energy, Inc.

With more than 17 years of experience in the energy industry, Hinkle is the founder of Metrus and pioneer of the company’s ESA.   Read more…

Harry Hobbs
Area Director of Engineering, InterContinental Hotels

Harry Hobbs brings more than thirty years of experience to the hotels, leading building operations, environmental efficiency, capital improvements, waste diversion, water and energy conservation, and renewable power.   Read more…

Ben Holland
Director, Deployment Policy and Strategy, Securing America's Future Energy

Ben Holland works extensively with cities, utilities, and industry stakeholders to identify solutions for the integration of vehicle electrification.   Read more…

Tony Hsieh
CEO, Zappos

In 1999, at the age of 24, Tony Hsieh (pronounced Shay) sold LinkExchange, the company he co-founded, to Microsoft for $265 million.   Read more…

Caroline Judy
Assistant Director , County of Alameda General Services Agency

Caroline Judy is the Assistant Director for the County of Alameda General Services Agency. She has administrative and strategic leadership responsibilities for GSA’s 436 employees and department budgets totaling $135 million.   Read more…

Ian Kalin
Director of Open Data, Socrata

Ian Kalin is passionate about empowering people with data. Called “one of the most badass innovators on the planet” by U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, Kalin is currently the Director of Open Data for Socrata. In this role, Ian helps governments liberate their data as a fuel for innovation.   Read more…

Michael Keating
CEO, Scoot Networks

Michael Keating is Founder and CEO of Scoot Networks, the startup that is disrupting urban transportation with speedy, fun electric scooters activated by your smartphone (often referred to as "zipcar for electric scooters").   Read more…

Sonal Kemkar
Senior Program Manager, White House Council on Environmental Quality

Sonal Kemkar is a Senior Program Manager with the Office of the Federal Environmental Executive at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Before joining CEQ, Kemkar was with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy.   Read more…

Patrick Kennedy
CEO, OSIsoft

Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy is the CEO and majority owner of OSIsoft LLC – a software company located in San Leandro, CA that builds systems for monitoring real-time information principally of heavy industrial facilities. Under Dr.   Read more…

Daniel Kim
Founder & President, Lit Motors Corporation

Kim is the founder and chief executive officers of Lit Motors, a startup electric motorcycle company based in San Francisco. His eight years of research in vehicle architecture and ecology has resulted in eight utility patents.   Read more…

Thilo Koslowski
VP, Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Inc.

Thilo Koslowski founder of the Automotive practice at Gartner Inc., the largest business and technology strategy advisory company in the world.   Read more…

Riggs Kubiak
CEO, Honest Buildings

Kubiak is co-founder and CEO of New York City & Seattle based Honest Buildings, Inc. – an innovative web platform and mobile application utilizing transparency to make buildings better.   Read more…

Mark Lee
Executive Director, SustainAbility

Based in San Francisco, Mark Lee has 15+ years experience in key leadership positions in the sustainability field.   Read more…

Craig Lewis
Executive Director, Clean Coalition

Craig Lewis is Founder and Executive Director of the Clean Coalition, a non-profit dedicated to making clean local energy accessible now.   Read more…

Chris Luebkeman
Director, Global Foresight & Innovation, Arup

Educated as a geologist, structural engineer, and architect, Chris Luebkeman currently leads the Global Foresight & Innovation team at Arup, a global firm of engineering and design consultants.   Read more…

Jack Madans
Program Coordinator, Code for America

Jack Madans cut his teeth as a community organizer early on when he founded the pilot project "FoodCycle" while studying at the London School of Economics.   Read more…

Joel Makower
Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group

Joel Makower is a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. As a writer and strategist on corporate sustainability practices and clean technology, he has helped a wide range of companies align environmental goals with business strategy.   Read more…

Steve Malnight
VP, Customer Energy Solutions, Pacific Gas & Electric

Steve Malnight is responsible for the company’s expanding portfolio of demand-side customer solution offerings, which encompass energy efficiency, demand response, time-variable electric pricing options, automated energy management, electric vehicles and on-site customer generation.   Read more…

Laura Manz
Senior Vice President, Viridity Energy

At Viridity Energy, Laura Manz has a focus on the application of Viridity’s VPower software platform to optimize energy asset utilization, including distribution-level Virtual Power Plants with customer assets to bulk electric grid applications such as the Tres Amigas Superstation in Clovis, New Mex   Read more…

Cheryl Martin
Deputy Director for Commercialization, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy

Dr. Cheryl Martin is currently the Deputy Director for Commercialization for the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), responsible for leading the organization’s commercialization program to help breakthrough energy technologies succeed in the marketplace.   Read more…

Brewster McCracken
President & CEO, Pecan Street, Inc.

Brewster McCracken is President & CEO of Pecan Street Inc., a smart grid research and commercialization consortium headquartered at The University of Texas at Austin.   Read more…

William McDonough
Founder and Principal, MBDC and William McDonough + Partners

William McDonough is a world-renowned architect and designer and winner of three U.S. presidential awards: the Presidential Award for Sustainable Development (1996), the National Design Award (2004); and the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award (2003).   Read more…

Kyle McNamara
Managing Principal, Enterprise Solutions, Verizon

Kyle McNamara is a Managing Principal with Verizon Enterprise Solutions, responsible for the development and deployment of smart grid and smart building solutions.   Read more…

David Merkoski
Chief Design Officer, Greenstart

David is one of the world’s leading UX and Brand designers. As a partner and Chief Design Officer at Greenstart, David is a central architect of the Startup Design™ methodology and the leader of the UX and Brand practices.   Read more…

Joan Michelson
Creator, Executive Producer , Green Connections

Joan Bryna Michelson, MBA, is Creator, Executive Producer and Host of Green Connections Radio and an award-winning, creative business and communications leader, public speaker and journalist. She specializes in energy and the green economy, innovation, and the advancement of women.   Read more…

Nelson Mitchell
Consultant, PG&E

Topic: Launching Green Button Connect
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Ignazio Moresco
Principal UX Design Lead, Microsoft

For the past ten years, Ignazio Moresco has been active as designer and product manager in New York City, the San Francisco Bay Area and Italy. In his work, Ignazio combines a strong conceptual approach with a deep knowledge of the process and methodology for building digital products.   Read more…

Michael Murray
CEO, Lucid

Michael Murray is Lucid’s CEO and co-founder. Lucid’s mission is to bring real-time environmental performance data to building occupants to engage, educate, motivate and empower resource conservation.   Read more…

Bob Nalbandian
Fleet Manager, Frito Lay

Bob Nalbandian is fleet manager with Frito Lay, overseeing reliability and sustainability of more than 800 rolling assets across Northern California and Western Nevada. He leads cross-functional team to deploy Plug-in Electric Truck fleet across the region.   Read more…

Scott Nazarian
Creative Director, frog

As creative director at frog, Nazarian focuses primarily on Interaction Design and User Experience Strategy. He has an abiding interest in speculative fiction and its influence over popular expectations around human-computer interaction.   Read more…

Greg Neichin
Executive Vice President, Cleantech Group

As EVP of Cleantech Group & GreenOrder, Neichin regularly provides guidance to some of the world’s largest energy companies, technology and services vendors, and government agencies. He has personally authored a variety of publications including the U.S.   Read more…

Dean Nelson
VP, Global Foundation Services, eBay

Dean Nelson is responsible for Strategy, Architecture and Operational functions of eBay's Mission Critical Data Centers, Networking and Security Infrastructure Services and Global Supply Chain. Nelson is also a core member of the eBay Green Team.   Read more…

Clay Nesler
Vice President of Global Energy and Sustainability, Johnson Controls

In his role as vice president of Global Energy and Sustainability for Johnson Controls, Clay Nesler leads a worldwide team responsible for coordinating marketing, legislative affairs, resource management, product/service innovation and energy program mana   Read more…

Bruce Nordman
Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Bruce Nordman is a research scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He has degrees in Architecture and Energy & Resources from U.C. Berkeley. He helps develop energy efficiency policy, domestically and internationally.   Read more…

Melanie Nutter
Director, Department of the Environment, City of San Francisco

Nutter leads the Department of Environment, which helps all San Francisco residents and businesses take an   Read more…

Melissa O'Mara
VP, High Performance Green Buildings, Schneider Electric

Melissa O'Mara has 26 years of professional experience at Schneider Electric, IBM and Andersen Consulting.   Read more…

Sam Ori
Director of Policy, Electrification Coalition

Sam Ori is the director of policy for the Electrification Coalition, a Washington-based policy research and advocacy group dedicated to advancing electrification of transportation. He was a principal author of the Coalition’s Electrification Roadmap and Fleet Electrification Roadmap.   Read more…

Sunil Paul
Founding Partner, Spring Ventures

Sunil Paul is Founding Partner of Spring Ventures, a multi-stage venture fund that invests in novel IT and cleantech compa   Read more…

Darlene Pope
Founder & Principal, CoR Advisors

Darlene Pope has more than 20 years experience in commercial real estate and technology, including intelligent building solutions, energy management, sustainable building operations, automated business solutions, and advanced telecommunications services.   Read more…

Rodrigo Prudencio
Partner, Nth Power

Rodrigo Prudencio is a Partner at Nth Power, a venture capital firm focused on funding startup companies in energy technologies, materials and other related businesses. Rodrigo is responsible for leading the firm’s investments in companies such as FirstFuel Software, Hara Software and Terrapass.   Read more…

Nick Pudar
VP, Planning and Business Development, OnStar

Nick Pudar, Vice President of OnStar Planning and Business Development, is responsible for managing OnStar’s planning, business development, and service evolution. He drives future service development and management of the overall service portfolio.   Read more…

Dan Reicher
Executive Director, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University

Dan Reicher is executive director of the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford University, a joint center of the Stanford Law School and Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he also holds faculty positions.   Read more…

Rafael Reyes
Executive Director, Bay Area Climate Collaborative

One of three invited speakers for the Nissan Leaf worldwide launch press conference, Rafael Reyes leads the Bay Area Climate Collaborative, a public-private partnership initiative focused on market acceleration of clean energy solutions.   Read more…

Dave Roberts
Fellow, OSIsoft

Dave Roberts' area of research and development focuses on high-penetration renewable energy, examining market-based solutions to absorb intermittent energy on the distribution grid. He is the executive sponsor for OSIsoft's projects in micrograms, industrial demand response and load shifting.   Read more…

Susan Rochford
VP, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Legrand

Susan Rochford is the Vice President, Energy Efficiency, Sustainability and Public Policy for Legrand North America. Rochford is responsible for advancing Legrand's progress in setting and achieving sustainability goals and commitments, as an organization, and in the marketplace.   Read more…

Kerrie Romanow
Director of Environmental Services, City of San Jose

Kerrie Romanow is Director of Environmental Services for City of San Jose.   Read more…

Michael Rossetto
Senior Associate, KMD Architects

Michael Rossetto has been involved with the design of a variety of building types, including commercial offices, residential high rises, academic facilities and laboratories.   Read more…

Mike Sangiacomo
President & CEO, Recology Inc.

Michael J. Sangiacomo has served as a director of Recology Inc. (formerly Norcal Waste Systems, Inc.) since November 1990 and as President & Chief Executive Officer since January 1991. From November 1990 to January 1991, Sangiacomo served as Acting President & Chief Executive Officer of Recology.   Read more…

Carlos Santamaria
VP, Engineering Services, Glenborough LLC

Carlos Santamaria is Vice President of Engineering Services for Glenborough since 2004, He has developed and implemented a national energy management and sustainability strategy resulting in improved building efficiency, tenant comfort, increased asset values, and cost savings.   Read more…

Peter Scarpelli
VP, Global Director of Energy & Sustainability, CBRE

Peter Scarpelli joined the CBRE’s Global Corporate Services (GCS) organization based in Chicago.  In this position, he will lead the firm's Ggobal energy and sustainability services, assisting CBRE account teams and clients with identifying and implementing portfolio-wide energy reduction, alternati   Read more…

Jim Sinopoli
Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

For over 25 years, Sinopoli has worked extensively on projects involving the design, construction and operation of buildings and building systems. This has involved the configuration and optimization of building technology systems, facility management and operations.   Read more…

Michael Smith
General Manager & CTO, NextBus

Michael Smith is the General Manager and CTO of NextBus. He is also a long-time transportation advocate. His interest is in making public transit a far more desirable form of transportation.   Read more…

Steve Spiker
Director of Research & Technology, Urban Strategies Council

Steve Spiker (Spike) is the Director of Research & Technology with Urban Strategies Council, a social impact nonprofit based in Oakland, California, and is the captain of the new OpenOakland CfA Brigade.   Read more…

Richard Steinberg
CEO, DriveNow

Richard Steinberg currently is the CEO of DriveNow (USA). DriveNow is the flexible, premium car sharing program from BMW introduced to the U.S. market in San Francisco, exclusively featuring BMW ActiveE electric vehicles.   Read more…

Paul Stith
Executive Director, Chief EV Officer, SUM - PROJECT Green OnRamp

Paul Stith launched PROJECT Green OnRamp in 2010 to address the complexities and barriers to choosing electric drive. Replacing 20,000 miles with zero emission electric miles in 12 months re-affirmed his commitment and dedication to moving beyond oil.   Read more…

Casey Talon
Research Analyst, IDC Energy Insights

Casey Talon's research efforts focus on Smart Building and Home Energy Management technologies and services, and the associated policy, regulatory, and business developments driving these markets.   Read more…

Marla Thalheimer
Director of Sustainability, Liberty Property Trust

As Director of Sustainability for Liberty Property Trust, Thalheimer is responsible for implementation of Liberty’s Corporate Strategic Plan as it relates to integrating sustainable practices throughout the organization.   Read more…

Tom Turrentine
Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis

Dr. Tom Turrentine is Director of the California Energy Commission’s Plug-in Hybrid Electric & Vehicle Research Center at the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis.   Read more…

Masoud Vafaei
Program Manager, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Masoud Vafaei has over 20 years of technical and business management in energy service and hi-tech companies with hands-on project management and construction experience with private and public projects including high-performance green buildings, building automation systems and IT, renewable power g   Read more…

Arvin Vohra
Director of Finance, Enlighted, Inc.

Arvin Vohra leads Enlighted’s project finance and capital markets organization. He joined the Enlighted team in September 2011 from Barclays Capital’s power and utilities team.   Read more…

Anna Walters
Transportation Specialist, Google

Anna Walters is a communications specialist on Google's Transportation Team working to keep Google employees informed and excited about Google's suite of transportation options and commute programs. She is based at Google headquarters in Mountain View, CA.   Read more…

Ryan Wartena
CEO, GELI

Dr. Ryan Wartena is CEO of GELI which provides the Energy Operating System (EOS) for networking energy storage for building, auto, grid and market services. Dr. Wartena has a Ph.D.   Read more…

Rob Watson
CEO, ECON Group

Rob Watson is CEO and Chief Scientist of the newly formed ECON Group, which focuses on optimizing building performance over their life cycle.   Read more…

Bill Weihl
Manager of Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Facebook

Bill Weihl joined Facebook in early 2012 to lead the company's sustainability and energy efficiency efforts. He was previously the Green Energy Czar at Google, where he led engineering efforts in renewable energy and energy efficiency.   Read more…

David West
Chief Marketing Officer, VIA Motors

David West is one of the early pioneers of extended range vehicle technology founding the Plug-in Hybrid Development Consortium, with Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison and other leading utilities.   Read more…

Robert Wilkins
Vice President Public Affairs, Danfoss

Robert Wilkins is vice president of public affairs of Danfoss, and previously served as president of Danfoss North America.   Read more…

Kathrin Winkler
Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, EMC Corporation, Board Member, The Green Grid

As CSO for the world’s leader in cloud computing, Kathrin Winkler provides the vision, strategy and leadership for EMC’s global sustainability initiatives.   Read more…

Mike Zimmerman
CEO, BuildingIQ

Mike Zimmerman has served as the CEO of BuildingIQ since its founding in 2009, and guides the Company’s overall direction and strategic partnerships.   Read more…

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