Ben Margolis

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, publicly traded companies.

Ben is currently a Principal at genseed advisors, a management consulting company working with early stage ventures. At genseed advisors, Ben advises companies in the areas of go-to-market strategies, technology commercialization, and corporate finance. Ben has worked on a wide variety of technologies including EVs, grid technologies, storage, and renewable energy.

Prior to Ben’s work at genseed advisors, Ben was a Director at Sol Systems, a renewable energy development and finance firm. There, he focused on managing strategic partnerships to deliver renewable energy projects. Before Sol Systems, Mr. Margolis founded and led Pentricity, a company that worked with publicly-owned utilities to implement residential energy efficiency solutions. Mr. Margolis holds an MBA from University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, and a Bachelor of Sciences in Environmental Engineering from the University of Maryland.