A night of cutting-edge innovation that will feature pitches from the newest awardees as well as showcases from alumni of PowerBridgeNY and NEXUS-NY. Stop by to see promising and innovative ideas that will solve our greatest threats to water, energy, waste, transportation, and help us fight climate change.
We are excited to be joined by two outstanding speakers: Keynote Speaker, William McDonough and Guest Speaker, Kyle Teamey:
William McDonough is an architect and a globally recognized leader in sustainable design development. He was the inaugural chair of the World Economic Forum’s Meta-Council on the Circular Economy and currently serves on the Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Environment and Natural Resource Security. McDonough is co-author of Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (2002), and its follow up, The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability-Designing for Abundance (2013). His vision for a future of abundance for all and “waging peace through commerce” is helping companies and communities think differently.
Kyle Teamey is an investor and company builder at Breakthrough Energy Ventures and former investment Principal at In-Q-Tel (IQT). Previously, Kyle was CEO and co-founder of Liquid Light (acquired 2016), a company developing technology to make materials from carbon dioxide.