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Glenn International 30 + year career in the ENERGY Industry Director of Sales & Marketing at Glenn International Inc. Currently directs the three Divisions of Glenn International — Energy, Illumination, and Telecommunications Passionate about energy efficiency and renewable energy sources, which he believes them to be essential towards the survival of the Region’s economy. Electric Vehicle early adopter and promoter of technology and infrastructure needed to support Worldwide deployment. BS Degree in Finance and MIS, with a minor in Psychology from Marquette University in Wisconsin. Before joining Glenn International, Ignacio worked for IBM and NYNEX throughout several States in the USA.
Senior Vice President of Strategy at Greenlots, a global provider of open standards-based technology solutions for electric vehicle (EV) networks and grid management. Since 2009, he oversaw product and market development, operations, and global sales for the company. At his tenure at Greenlots, Lin forged partnerships with utilities, site hosts, governments, automakers, and technology partners to deliver end-to-end solutions for Greenlots’ next generation charging platform. Active voice in the policy dialogue around EV charging technology. Prior to joining Greenlots, Lin led technical business operations for Conergy Renewable Energy Singapore where he developed and executed market entry strategies for the Asian solar and telecom markets. Also served as a research analyst at Dow Jones VentureOne.
Boualem Hadjerioua, PhD, F. ASCE “Bo: Ha Jerry Wa” Director of River System Studies & Hydro Operations Mesa Associates, Inc. and Adjunct Professor Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Dr. Hadjerioua is one of the leading national and international experts in water resources, waterpower technologies, and integrated river system operations and a visionary for river system development and optimization, with over 35 years of experience. Currently, he is the Director of River System Studies & Hydro Operations at Mesa Associates, Inc., Mesa is a full-service engineering firm, with about a thousand employees, specializing in power generation, transmission, and delivery projects in the utility industry. https://www.mesainc.com/. Prior of joining Mesa in March 2020, he was the leader of the waterpower technology team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), from 2010 to 2020. He managed projects for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Department of State (DOS), focusing on developing technologies, decision-support tools, and methods of analysis that enable holistic management of water-dependent energy infrastructure and natural resources. He has served as the DOE representative to the International Energy Agency (IEA), serving as the liaison on intergovernmental initiatives and was also responsible for implementing memorandum of understanding partnership efforts. He led several DOE national task forces technical expert teams. Dr. Hadjerioua has supported DOE international affairs Office and DOS South East Asia projects, sharing tools that improve water resource integrated system analysis and hydropower generation efficiency in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Before joining ORNL in January 2010, Dr. Hadjerioua had 19 years of experience balancing the many stakeholder demands for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) integrated river system. His unique expertise in operations, optimization, engineering, problem-solving, and decision-making for TVA’s integrated river system has earned him several presidential excellence awards. Dr. Hadjerioua is a distinguished Alumni of the University of Arizona and a Fellow with the American Society of Engineers (ASCE) and a Chairman of several professional society technical sessions and committees. He holds a PhD from the University of Arizona; he has authored more than 165 technical publications.
World-renowned author, thought leader, educator, speaker and entrepreneur. He is the author of the #1 Amazon best-selling book “Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation - How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars Obsolete by 2030”, which has changed the global conversation about the future of energy, transportation and climate change. Seba’s work focuses on technology-based disruptions: the convergence of technologies, business model and product innovations that are disrupting the world’s major industries including energy, transportation, infrastructure, food, agriculture, real estate, healthcare, finance, and services. He has taught thousands of entrepreneurs and corporate leaders at Stanford University’s Continuing Studies. Seba is also the cofounder of RethinkX, an independent think-tank that analyzes and forecasts the speed and scale of technology-driven disruption and its implications across society. A serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur and angel investor, Seba was an early employee at disruptive Internet companies Cisco Systems and RSA Data Security. Seba has been featured in leading global media, including the Wall Street Journal, BBC, New York Times, Forbes, Financial Times, the Guardian, CNN, Fox News, Bloomberg, CNBC, ARD, and TVChosun. Seba has been a keynote speaker at hundreds of global events including Google, CLSA, J.P. Morgan, Nomura, Davos, COP21 World Climate Summit, Intersolar and Global Leaders Forum. His speaking engagements have included investors with more than $30 trillion in Assets Under Management. Seba has a Stanford MBA and a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
John F. Elliott Professor of Materials Chemistry in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His B.A.Sc. in Engineering Science and Ph.D. in Chemical Metallurgy are from the University of Toronto. He joined the MIT faculty in 1978. The author of over 170 scientific papers and inventor on 32 U.S. patents, his research is on environmentally sound metals extraction technologies and on batteries for grid-scale storage and for electric vehicles. He is the founder of two companies, Ambri and Boston Metal. Online videos of his chemistry lectures hosted by MIT OpenCourseWare extend his impact on engineering education far beyond the lecture hall. Viewed over 2,000,000 times, his TED talk is as much about inventing inventors as it is about inventing technology. In 2012 he was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.
CEO Sawaiana Solutions, Inc. 23 + years driving strategic iniciatives for start ups and F50 companies. CEO of Plesso Ventures. Has held Chief Strategy Officer positions at Deep Information Systems,bVP of Internet of Things Strategy at LogMeln, VP Strategy & PM for DynamicOps, VP Product Management with Neocleus. Co-Creator of Softtricity
VP of Marketing Strategy & Policy at Sunpower Corporation. 25 + years of Solar & Renewable Energy. Ph.D. in Energy & Resources. Law Degree. Chair of the Board of Directors of SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association). Also serves in the board of directors of the Center for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Technologies, The Solar Foundation, and the Wind Solar Alliance; and on the advisory board of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Electricity Innovation Laboratory (eLab).
Founder of Interplay Lighting. Architectural Lighting. From Sales to Marketing, to Engineer, to Customer…Worked all aspects of the industry. Innovator in product development & technology. Lighting technology ranging from incandescent to LED and all types of lighting control technology. Former Vice President of Intelligent Lighting and IoT Platform at Cree, among other senior management roles. Currently serves on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, Myers EPS. IoT Consultant & Founder of Interplay Lighting
|1||Registration & Breakfast||07:00 AM||Ballroom|
|2||Energy Conference Call To Order||Ignacio Diaz||07:55 AM||Ballroom|
|3||Welcome to Energy||Ignacio Diaz||8:00 AM||Ballroom|
|4||Keynote Speaker||Keynote Speaker — Tony Seba||08:15 AM||Ballroom|
|5||EV Charging Infrastructure||Lin-Zhuang Khoo||09:00 AM||Ballroom|
|6||to Hydropower Rehabilitation and Development Potential- Best Practices||Boualem Hadjerioua Biogra||09:45 AM||Ballroom|
|8||Puerto Rico Energy Goals & How to Achieve Them||11:00 AM||Ballroom|
|10||Reinventing Energy Storage||Donald Sadoway||1:30 PM||Ballroom|
|11||Solar, Today & Tomorrow||Tom Starss||2:15 PM||Ballroom|
|13||Seen but not felt...Seamless LED Lighting||Gary Trott||3:30 PM||Ballroom|
|14||WIND Generation Options||Chad Jones||4:15 PM||Ballroom|
|15||WINE AND CHEESE||5:30 PM||Ballroom|
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