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Abdullah Ahmed

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Mr. Abdullah Y Ahmed is the principal of Occidental Analytical Group (OAG) a consulting engineering firm. The firm’s primary focus is in the evaluation, demonstration, and incorporation of energy efficiency…

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Mark Juergensen

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, Mark has mentored over 90 companies in the fields of clean technology, energy, defense, and transportation. In doing so he brings…

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Sudeshna Pabi

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Sudeshna Pabi has extensive experience working on climate and clean energy industry. She has conceptualized and managed numerous projects from conception to completion. She has led large scale decarbonization related…

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Vishnu Amble

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Vishnu Amble has over 17 years of work experience in the Energy, Power, Utilities & Technology Industries, primarily as an investor across stages & geographies. Mr. Amble currently serves as…

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Robert Calcaterra

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As a Principal Advisor, Dr. Calcaterra provides strategic and business advice to recipients of federal grants from the NIH, USDA, NOAA and DOE. Additionally, he also serves as a subject…

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Alan Creutz

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, Alan has mentored a diverse group of companies in areas including cleantech, IT, software, life sciences, education, and biotechnology. He is…

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Ben Margolis

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Ben Margolis is a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. He is an experienced renewable energy executive with over a decade of experience in both entrepreneurial ventures and large,…

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Xiao-Wei Zhu

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Xiao-Wei Zhu (“Wei”) is a Commercialization Advisor for SBIR grantee companies with phase I and phase II awards from NSF, NIST, NIH, and DOE, help awardees build business models with…

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Gerald Braun

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Gerry Braun is an energy industry veteran and clean energy pioneer, having initiated and managed clean energy R&D programs for two major California utilities, the US Department of Energy, and…

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