Net Impact San Francisco will present a program entitled The Cleantech Entrepreneur Experience on November 9th. This program will feature the following panelists, who will share their experiences:
Tushar Dave, CEO and Co-Founder, enlighted Prior to enlighted, Tushar was the co-founder and managing director of New Path Ventures, a venture fund focused on seed and early stage software and services investments. He has been a serial entrepreneur with successful exits with Arcus, which was sold to Cypress Semiconductor, and Armedia, which was sold to Broadcom. Tushar has an MS degree in computer science from Syracuse University and a BS degree from University of Mumbai.
Joshua Mooney, Founder and Director of Product Management, Adura Technologies. Prior to Adura, which has received numerous cleantech awards (Cleantech Open, GoingGreen), Josh worked as a consultant to the SFPUC on their solar programs. Josh has 15 years of engineering management, IT and software development experience in the technology and energy sectors. He holds a BA from Dartmouth College and a MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
Dave Graham, Founder, Greenstart.com: Dave has been starting, building and investing in technology startups for more than a decade as managing partner at ArizonaBay Technology Ventures. Before that, Dave co-founded consumer Internet startup OpenAuto in 1999. Dave is a board member at CloudSponge, TrustMe and SpineDigital, and works with at-risk youth as a Board Member at The Wolfe Center. Dave received his MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
Rahul Iyer, Senior Director of Corporate Development, Siluria. Rahul handles the company’s strategy development and financing activities. Prior to Siluria, Rahul worked in clean energy and co-founded multiple companies, including Primafuel, a waste-to-chemicals company recognized in 2008 by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer, and a fuel cell technology company acquired by Intelligent Energy. Rahul has his BS from the University of California, Berkeley in mechanical engineering.
Edward West, Co-Founder & Former President, Mission Motors. Edward is an entrepreneur and educator, who co-founded Mission Motors,a manufacturer of advanced electric powertrains. In 2011, Mission Motors was named one of the Green Global 200 Top Private Companies. Edward has taught entrepreneurship at Presidio Graduate School (PGS) and California College of the Arts’ Design MBA program. Edwards holds a MBA from PGS and a BS in engineering from Yale University
Moderator: Leslie Guevarra, Editor, GreenBiz.com. Leslie has more than 20 years of experience in news and communications, including reporting, editing and leadership roles at the San Francisco Chronicle, working as a public affairs program host and associate producer at KTSF-TV,and podcasting for GreenBiz and sfgate.com.
This event will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Hub SOMA, 901 Mission Street, San Francisco. Additional information and registration is available here.