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Past Event Speakers
  • Rebecca Scheel
    Director, Invest in Norway, North America at Innovation Norway (SHEconomy Partner).
    Rebecca Scheel has spent the last 15 years looking at economic development under different lenses. First as a researcher at the OECD in Paris, then managing an accelerator program in Copenhagen helping Danish startups enter the US market and fundraise, after which she worked as an entrepreneur.
  • Gopi Kallayil
    Gopi Kallayil is the Chief Evangelist, AI & Digital Transformation at Google. He works with Google’s largest customers and the sales team to help transform the customers business through AI powered marketing and the consumer experience.
    Anne Marie Engtoft Larsen is Denmark’s Tech Ambassador with responsibility for representing the Danish Government to the global tech industry and in global governance forums on emerging technologies.

    TechPlomacy is a pioneering initiative elevating technology and digitalization to a crosscutting foreign and security policy priority of the Danish government
  • Derrick Tang
    Derrick Tang was appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to lead the State of California’s first venture capital fund for underrepresented fund managers, entrepreneurs, and climate justice investments. Prior to his appointment, Derrick founded and led the Climate Investments team at the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
    Thought Leader, Speaker, and Writer. Team Builder, Advisor, and Mentor.

    Lincoln Bleveans has been an executive in the global energy industry for nearly 30 years and currently leads Stanford University’s mission-critical operations and world-leading innovation in sustainability and resilience, utilities, and infrastructure.

    He is active as a mentor and board member for technology start-ups in North America, Europe, and India and has a podcast called “Climate Changes Everything.”

    Energy Fellow, Stanford University.
    Co-Founder, InfraPrime.
    Data Center Advisor, UNSDG Program and InfraPrime.

    Susanna Kass ranks 4th in the Top 10 Women in Data Center by Data Centre Magazine. Inc Magazine recognized Susanna Kass as Top 10 Most Inspiring Leaders to follow in 2023. Susanna is Top 10 data center influencers to follow on LinkedIn, a member of Climate 50 for five consecutive years, an Energy Fellow and a board member to the Stanford University Graduate Management Board (GMB) Women’s Circle leading Impact, Analysis and Reporting and Board Chair for Broadgroup Talent in Tech Initiative.
  • Peggy Brannigan
    Peggy is LinkedIn’s Director of Global Environmental Sustainability. She leads the implementation of LinkedIn’s aggressive climate commitment to achieve carbon-negative, zero-waste, and water-positive operations by 2030. She manages a cross-company council to set strategy, track progress, and accelerate action.
  • Hany Soliman
    As the Microsoft Americas Business Leader for Energy and Resources, Hany Soliman collaborates closely with Microsoft partners, engineering teams, and the field organization to facilitate the digital transformation, energy transition, and sustainability goals of energy customers in Oil and Gas, Power and Utilities, and Mining sectors.
  • Michiel Bakker
    VP, Global Workplace programs at Google. Michiel Bakker is an accomplished senior strategic, multi-disciplined, global ‘services and experiences’ business leader, grounded in hospitality with a touch of technology. As the visionary behind Google’s celebrated flagship Food@Work program, he brings deep experience in global operations, people, project, program, design / development, change management and food systems.
  • Tatum Roessler
    Senior Account Manager for the US Branded Apparel Team at Google.
    Tatum is based in San Francisco and has been at Google for 7 years serving retail customers.
    Aurora works at Stanford University as Director of Sustainability; Leading Organizational Change Faculty. Aurora is energy and sustainability professional with successful track record designing, building, and managing programs, consulting internally and externally, developing strategy, managing operations, training leaders, and implementing projects.
    Portfolio Director, Climate Moonshots at X, Alphabet | Climate Investor | Executive | Tech Entrepreneur | Inventor | Sustainability and Innovation Officer | Former candidate U.S. Congress Investor (Private Equity, Impact Investor, Angel), serial tech entrepreneur (four exits), executive, inventor, board director and social change visionary.
    Global Head of AI Nations at NVIDIA. Shilpa is Head of Global Business Development for Global Public Sector at Nvidia. She leads an initiative called AI Nations, a worldwide program that helps government leaders and stakeholders develop plans to implement AI to advance national priorities and drive economic growth. She is focused on building strategic partnerships and a rich ecosystem, driving the adoption and growth of Nvidia’s AI platforms and solutions across public sector. Prior to Nvidia, Shilpa was driving Business Development for Cisco’s IoT solutions. Shilpa holds Masters in Business Administration, and Bachelors in Computer Science, from SJSU California.
    Gry Rabe Henriksen, Consul General for Norway in San Francisco. A political scientist from the University of Oslo, Norway, and the University of New South Wales, Australia, she has served in the Norwegian Foreign Service since 2000, with postings in Buenos Aires and Geneva as well as senior positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in areas such as Trade in Services, bilateral and regional cooperation with East Asia and Oceania, and as Director of the Norwegian Diplomatic Academy. She leads Team Norway on the US West Coast, focusing on bridging our respective efforts in supporting the blue-green economy.
  • Janne Aas-Jakobsen
    Janne is the founder and CEO of CONSIGLI, a SaaS company using AI to reduce risk, cost and carbon in real estate development projects.
  • Barry Katz
    Professor Barry Katz, of Industrial and Interaction Design at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, and Fellow at IDEO, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based design and innovation consultancy. He is the author of seven books.
  • Julie McLaughlin
    Strategy, Leadership and Investment in Energy Transition. She found renewable energy through a passion for the environment and being of service more than eighteen years ago.
  • Eric Vettel
    President, American Energy Society

    Eric is the current President of the American Energy Society (20010 – present). He is trained as a historian of science and has published articles on 19 th -century chemistry, early 20th -century physics, and the biological sciences in the Post War period.
  • Eva Nahari
    Principal at DNX Ventures

    Eva invests in innovative B2B SaaS companies in Cloud/Infra, ML/Data, and Sustainability that aim to revolutionize Enterprises.
  • Jenna Goodward
    Building software solutions for sustainable communities and energy infrastructure.

    She is an MBA graduate from the UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business with 15+ years of experience working in clean energy, product leadership, consulting, and sustainability.
  • Bakur Kvezereli
    Thought Leader, Speaker, and Writer. Team Builder, Advisor, and Mentor.

    Lincoln Bleveans has been an executive in the global energy industry for nearly 30 years and currently leads Stanford University’s mission-critical operations and world-leading innovation in sustainability and resilience, utilities, and infrastructure.

    He is active as a mentor and board member for technology start-ups in North America, Europe, and India and has a podcast called “Climate Changes Everything.”

  • Nancy Pfund
    Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners. As a pioneer and leading player in impact investing, DBL has helped to reveal the power of venture capital to promote social change and environmental improvement.

  • Mariann Christensen
    Mariann is the Head of the Competence & Benefits team and part of the CEO’s leadership team in The Finance Sector Union of Norway (Finansforbundet) is a nonpolitical trade union for employees in the finance sector.
  • Katherine Blunt
    Energy Reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

    Katherine Blunt has covered power, renewable energy and utilities for The Wall Street Journal since 2018 and is based in San Francisco.
  • Kira Smiley
    Kira currently serves as the Business Development Manager for Project Tidal at X, the moonshot factory (formerly Google[x]), a team developing technology focused on unlocking the sustainable long-term productivity and economics of the ocean while managing, protecting and restoring it.
  • Megan E. Morrice
    Megan is the Program Director of the Sustainable and Impact Finance Initiative at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business. She also is the co-founder of ValuesAdvisor, a matchmaking platform for clients to find advisors who specialize in sustainable investing.
  • Emily Fritze
    Emily Fritze is a Partner at The Westly Group, a venture fund in Menlo Park where she leads investments in energy, mobility, and industrial technology companies.