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Bethany Patten February 26, 2015 - 9:54am

Bethany Patten joined as the Associate Director of the Sustainability Initiative at the MIT Sloan School of Management after completing their Executive MBA program in 2013.  At MIT Sloan, she engages student, alumni and external collaborators in the mission of the Initiative -- to create a community of innovators for a sustainable future.  In that role, she works on everything from campus sustainability, to Sustainable Urban Revitalization.  Prior to attending MIT Sloan, she focused on business and financial operations for the book publishing industry.  Her values are deepl

Statoil February 25, 2015 - 11:00am
MIT Energy Initiative February 24, 2015 - 7:33am
SMART February 23, 2015 - 6:58pm
Eversource February 23, 2015 - 6:57pm
Wells Fargo February 23, 2015 - 6:55pm
Tibor Toth February 23, 2015 - 2:00pm

Tibor has over 20 years of private equity & venture capital investment and entrepreneurial experience, including the last four years in the clean energy sector.  Currently, Tibor heads the Investments Division at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).  MassCEC invests equity and debt in early-stage and growing clean technology companies, provides incentives for the adoption of renewable energy, and develops programs to prepare workers for the next generation of clean energy jobs.  Previously, Tibor worked with FATE Consortium, Babson Capital, Ascent Venture Partners, Lee Capit

Jason Prapas February 22, 2015 - 2:14pm

Jason Prapas is CTO and a cofounder of Factor(E) Ventures. Factor(E) is an early-stage venture development firm committed to solving energy access problems through a unique combination of risk capital and world-class technical resources. Jason has been working in energy R&D for over a decade. His experiences in research laboratories and startup companies span a diverse array of topics within energy including algae biofuels, advanced composite materials, and biomass combustion for the developing world.

Ed Abbo February 19, 2015 - 10:22pm
Ed Abbo is President and Chief Technology Officer at C3 Energy, a smart grid analytics SaaS/PaaS solutions company that enable utilities to realize the full promise of their investments in the smart grid. He was formerly Senior Vice President at Oracle Corporation responsible for Oracle’s application and SaaS products including CRM, ERP, and Supply Chain products.

Prior to joining Oracle in 2006, he was Senior Vice President of Technology and Chief Technology Officer for Siebel Systems. Abbo earned an M.S.

Hector Castro February 19, 2015 - 5:38pm

Mr. Hector Castro Vizcarra was appointed last June as Mexico’s Ministry of Energy Representative at the Embassy of Mexico to the United States. Since then, Mr. Castro Vizcarra has participated in several forums by explaining the newMexican energy model. These forums have been held in prestigious international organizations and think tanks such as the Council of the Americas, The American Council On Renewable Energy, the US Department of Commerce and the Minnesota International Center; and locations such as Toronto, Canada; Minneapolis, MN; and Charlotte, NC.

Laura Rockwood February 18, 2015 - 5:12pm

Ms. Rockwood is a senior research fellow with the Project on Managing the Atom. Ms. Rockwood served as the the Section Head for Non-Proliferation and Policy Making in the Office of Legal Affairs of the IAEA from 1985 to 2014. She was involved in all aspects of the negotiation, interpretation and implementation of IAEA safeguards for over twenty-seven years. Prior to working for the IAEA, Ms. Rockwood was employed by the U.S. Department of Energy as a trial attorney in radiation injury cases, and as counsel in general legal matters, and, before that, by the U.S.

John M. Deutch February 19, 2015 - 2:28pm

John Deutch is an emeritus Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Deutch has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1970, and has served as Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, Dean of Science and Provost. Mr. Deutch has published over 140 technical publications in physical chemistry, as well as numerous publications on technology, energy, international security, and public policy issues.

Opening Keynote: The Role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Energy February 14, 2015 - 8:48pm
draft February 12, 2015 - 12:50pm
Sold Out! February 20, 2015 - 2:02pm
About the 2015 MIT Energy Conference February 20, 2015 - 2:03pm
Ron Prinn February 11, 2015 - 5:53pm

Ron Prinn has been a faculty member at MIT since 1971, and headed the MIT Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences from 1998 to 2003. He is currently involved in a wide range of projects in atmospheric chemistry and biogeochemistry, climate science, and integrated assessment of science and policy regarding climate change.

Final Plenary | Looking Forward to Energy in 2025 February 14, 2015 - 9:00pm
Helen Currie, PhD February 12, 2015 - 6:47am

Helen Currie is Senior Economist with ConocoPhillips, where she oversees the company’s long range plan development and advises on investment analyses, political risk, scenario planning and other strategic initiatives.

Max P. Michaels February 10, 2015 - 5:19pm

Max P. Michaels is an MIT alumnus and the founder of Cryztal Capital, an investment group that has been investing in the US-India corridor since 2002.  The firm is currently working with ONGC, Indian Oil Corporation and ONGC Videsh in their efforts to bolster India’s oil and gas resources. His firm has advised companies such as EDS Corporation in their successful acquisitions in India.  As a strategy consultant at McKinsey, and subsequently as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley he has advised Fortune 500 companies on their international expansion.