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He focuses on the role technology and innovation play in restructuring markets, especially in oil, gas, power, and other energy and industrial companies.
Matt has spent 25 years serving energy and clients globally. He has written and spoken extensively on oil, gas, power, and resource markets around the world. Currently his work focuses on North American unconventional resources, restructuring US power markets, and how technology is reshaping capital productivity and operational efficiency in oil, gas, and power projects.
The Department of Energy reviewed more than 30, applications and funded more than 5, projects through the Recovery Act, accelerating US innovation in energy efficiency, advanced transportation, renewable energy, transmission and distribution infrastructure, carbon capture, environmental clean-up, and basic science.
Capturing the Biggest Business Opportunity in years was published in April In Resource Revolution Matt and his co-author Stefan Heck argue that the combination of information technology with industrial technology is changing the way we produce and use natural resources, restructuring energy, agriculture, transportation, construction markets globally.
Matt graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University. After graduation he joined Credit Suisse First Boston as an energy investment banking analyst. He earned an M. They have three children—ages 20, 16, and Little, and was a natural gas analyst at Total.
Colin speaks fluent French. Brought up in a family of musicians, he spent his early childhood in Senegal before leaving at the age of seven to live in the USA in Union City, New Jersey.
A Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Akon is one of the world most influential voices in music today.
In addition to having two multi-platinum albums, 27 songs on the Billboard Hot and over guest appearances with artists such as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Eminem and Gwen Stefani, Akon is the first artist to accomplish the feat of holding both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot charts twice.
Drawing upon his recognizable celebrity combined with pride of his heritage and passion for philanthropy, Akon formed in the Konfidence Foundation to improve the quality of life for people in Africa and the United States. Incorporated in New York and with offices in numerous African countries, Solektra International aims at providing clean, renewable and affordable solar solutions in rural and off-grid areas.
The company has developed an innovative prefinancing model which has led to impactful results. In just over a year, Solektra International was operational in 15 African countries with a wide offer of solar equipment including solar street lamps, micro-grids and domestic kits.
Louis and raised in Senegal, West Africa until age 7. Their influences were truly ingrained within Akon and fuelled his desire to create a better future for Africa, beginning with empowering its youth.
Well-known for his leadership as president of SunPower Corporation and president of Powerlight, he surrounds himself with passionate, tech-savvy, solar-driven executive teams who share his mission to make solar a mainstream energy source.
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Dan Shugar has delighted and inspired audiences at over s of events, keynotes and technical panels. Some notable venues include: If asked of his most coveted achievement, he would most likely mention the six years he served as a Board Member of the Sierra Club where we worked on the Beyond Coal Campaign.
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Napolitano is a distinguished public servant with a record of leading large, complex organizations at the federal and state levels.
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