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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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August Fern

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August has been a consultant to the venture capital and cleantech industries for the past 14 years. In this capacity, she has seen thousands of business plans and companies across…

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Ron Ishii

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Ron is a founder and strategic advisor at AESC. He has over 35 years of energy industry experience specializing in commercial/industrial energy efficiency, renewable energy, distributed generation and intelligent energy…

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Ferey Faridian

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FEREY FARIDIAN Ferey has been involved with Larta for a good part of the last two decades to help startup CEOs raise funds from Government agencies. He specializes in…

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Brent Giles

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Brent is a Principal Advisor at Larta Institute. He brings 15 years of experience helping develop technology and strategy for companies of all sizes. He has strong technical expertise in…

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Tim Raines

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Mr. Raines is an experienced commercialization executive with a primary focus on early stage technology marketing, sales, business development and SBIR/STTR grant development. Tim has worked in Technology Transfer with…

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Jim Wasson

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As a Principal Advisor at Larta Institute, Jim brings more than 37 years of experience in leading research, product development and technology commercialization in the electronics manufacturing industry, and has…

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Gregg Ander

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Gregg D. Ander, FAIA Gregg D. Ander is the President and Managing Director of Gregg D. Ander, LLC which provides consultative services on a variety of power and energy…

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Ed Beardsworth

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Edward Beardsworth is a marketing strategy and business development consultant who brings to the cleantech industry a deep understanding gained over 30+ years as a physicist, technology scout, and strategic…

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Joel Balbien, CFA, Ph.D.

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Joel is an accomplished & visionary consultant, and former venture capital partner and S&P 500 executive with a proven success in managing the commercialization of CleanTech, Semiconductor, and Life Sciences…

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