PITCHRATER CLIMATE TECH

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BEN MARGOLIS

• Business Fellow, Breakthrough Energy
• Executive Chairman, genseed advisors
• Commercialization Manager, Maryland Energy Innovation Accelerator
• COO, DemandEV
• Director, Business Development, Sol Systems
• Project Engineer, SunEdison
• University of Maryland (Engineering) UVA Darden (MBA) 

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DAVID WALTERS

• 24th Governor of Oklahoma (1991-1995)

• CEO, Walters Power International, Electric Power Generation

• 200 international trips, four million miles, successful deals in 19 countries

• Elected to DNC's Executive Committee in 2019

• University of Oklahoma (Engineering) Harvard Business School (MBA)

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TERRI WALTERS

• President, Katevan Consulting 
• Lecturer University of Boulder, Leeds School of Business
• Chief of Staff, Department of Energy, Office of Policy and International Affairs 
• Senior Policy Advisor, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
• University of Texas at Austin (Mechanical Engineering) 

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BRYAN CONKLIN

• CEO, Simuwatt– Energy efficiency for commercial buildings
• CEO/Founder, Resurgent Energy – sustainable energy solutions
• VP, AES Distributed Energy (previously Main Street Power)
• Co-Chair, Climate Action Collaborative 

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PETER WALLIS

• President, Wallis Energy Corporation
• VP Strategic Development, Ameresco, reviewing over 1,000 acquisition opportunities
• Led the acquisition of over 20 energy businesses and projects
• Utility proposals resulted in over $1 billion of awards
• Brown (Applied Mathematics) Harvard Business School (MBA)

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SCOTT MILLER

• Managing Director, Dragon Ventures

• Led manufacturing team that built first 4 Million Roombas

• Former Co-Founder of Dragon Innovation – advised Ring, Pill Pack, MakerBot, Pebble and DropCam

• Lived in China for four years, extensive Far East Manufacturing expertise

• Dartmouth College (Engineering) and MIT (Ocean Engineering)

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JOHN LANGHUS

• VP Legal and Communications, Photon Vault 
• VP Legal, New Energy Equity LLC
• Developed over $400 Million in Solar Projects
• Managing Director for International, Forest Oil
• Cross-border M&A and Corporate Finance, Sullivan and Cromwell 
• Colorado College (BA) and NYU (JD) 

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ROB SARGENT

• Clean Energy Movement Builder

• Energy Program Director, Environment America/U.S. PIRG

• Campaign Director, Local Solar for All

• Strategic Consultant, Coltura – moving beyond gasoline

• Advisor, SolarApp + Campaign

• Advisor, 30 Million Solar Homes Campaign

• University of Vermont (BA)

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JITENDRA KULKARNI

• VP Technology, Stellar Renewable Power

• Development of Advance Analytics for remote monitoring of renewable projects

• VP Innovations, Softbank Energy, Due Diligence for Energy projects and drove techno-commercial innovations

• Lead Innovation & Performance Engineering, SunEdison – Utility projects in Asia Pacific, GCC and South Africa

• GM Design & Engineering, Soltaire Direct, Solar Projects in India

• Pune (Electrical) Bharati Vidyapeeth (Electrical) ADBM (Electrical, Business Management)

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ALBURY "BO" FLEITAS

• President/Partner, New Energy Blue -- biomass refineries
• Partner, Alternative Energy Development Group – Finance and Development of Solar, Natural Gas Distributed Generation projects
• Managing Director, Bluestone Capital Management 

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ERIC KLEIN

• Partner, Lemnos early-stage hardware venture fund

• Managing Partner, Klein Venture Partners

• Former Nokia VP of Advanced Engineering

• Former Sun Microsystems VP of Java Marketing

• Advisor to  dozens of venture-backed founders and teams

• University of Texas Austin (Management Information Systems)

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ANDREW BENNETT

• Lecturer at MIT, Former Professor at Olin College of Engineering

• Former Director of R&D at iRobot

• Former Walt Disney R&D “Imagineer”

• Top Secret Security Clearance (currently inactive)

• Holds multiple patents, published dozens of journal articles

• MIT (Mechanical Engineering) Stanford (Masters Mechanical Engineering) MIT (Ph.D. Ocean Engineering)