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Lisa Lambert

Placed as Chief Technology & Innovation Officer
@ National Grid – and Head of National Grid Ventures

Yvonne Hao

Placed as Board Director @ Gentherm

Amy Ard

Placed as Chief Financial Officer @ Proterra Inc.

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HTI Operating Partner, Michael Naylor, Talks The Economics of Climate Change at Global Climate Summit.
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Cervest, creator of the world’s first AI-powered Climate Intelligence platform, has tapped Lila Tretikov to lead its Board of Directors. An award-winning senior technology executive, engineer, and former CEO, Tretikov will share her expertise in scaling companies for rapid growth to assist Cervest in bringing its Climate Intelligence (CI) platform and EarthScan™ product to market.

Chairman of the Board

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Our mission is to make the global food system truly sustainable by eliminating the need to make food from animals. Why? Animal agriculture uses a tremendous amount of the world's natural resources. In 2016, we launched our first product, the Impossible™ Burger. It's delicious, nutritious, and made using but a small fraction of the land, water and energy required to make meat from a cow.

Chief Science Officer

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Founded by MIT alumni and green energy veterans, the company was on a mission to provide simple, sustainable electrification solutions to the commercial fleet market – a previously untapped space with a large number of vehicles with low mileage and high emissions. Over one decade and more than 140 million customer miles later, that mission continues. XL Fleet has become the undisputed leader in fleet electrification solutions for Class 2-6 commercial and municipal vehicles. With thousands of XL-equipped vehicles on the road, we have helped save our customers well over 2 million gallons of fuel and eliminated over 20,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions from the atmosphere.

Chief Executive officer

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Developer of a hydropanel technology intended to provide safe, clean drinking water for industrial, commercial, residential, and community applications. The company's technology utilizes advanced materials science to pull water from even the driest conditions, producing pure water that is mineralized and delivered to various taps, enabling users to get clean water essentially anywhere.

EVP Operations; VP North American BD; VP MENA BD; VP LATAM BD; VP BD India; VP BD APAC; VP BD ASEAN; VP Marketing

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For 30 years, our innovations have powered the industry.. Array Technologies is a leading global technology company providing tracker solutions and services for utility-scale solar energy projects as one of the world's largest manufacturers of ground-mounting systems.

VP Engineering, VP Business Development, VP Sales

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Proterra is a leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission electric transit vehicles and Proterra Powered electric vehicle technology solutions for heavy-duty applications. Since 2004, Proterra technology has been proven through more than 15 million miles on the road in our purpose-built electric transit buses. As major cities are converting to 100% electric fleets, Proterra vehicles have become the most popular electric buses on the road in North America. Proterra has sold more than 1,000 electric buses to 125 communities across 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces, with more than 10 years of deliveries.

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Engineer, Board Directors (3)

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Ushr is the leading geospatial measurement and mapping company supplying HD maps and software for today’s semi-autonomous vehicles. Since 2017, Ushr’s precise HD Maps have powered hands-free highway driving that is uniquely safe and confident. Today, Ushr’s talented engineers are creating HD maps and software applications for the next wave of semi-autonomous vehicles. Ushr is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan with map operations in Lompoc, California. Ushr is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dynamic Map Platform, Japan’s foremost HD map producer.

Chief Executive Officer

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At Good Catch, we are passionate culinary rebels with a cause—seafood without sacrifice. We create the best plant-made, chef-mastered delicacies you’ll ever taste. Good Catch brings you the rich flavors and flaky textures of fine seafood—from fish-free tuna and burgers to crab-free cakes—made with nutritious, sustainable ingredients. Our mission: to preserve the ocean’s natural resources while introducing awesomely delicious “seafood” choices that benefit you and the world. Nothing fishy about it.

Chief Operating Officer

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Smart Wires develops and implements digital technologies that advance the delivery of affordable, clean electricity on grids around the world. Smart Wires’ technology quickly unlocks gigawatts of new capacity on the existing power grid by intelligently routing power to travel across underutilized power lines.

Chief Executive Officer

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Shoals Technologies Group is the leading manufacturer of balance of systems solutions worldwide. Consistently providing customers with innovative designs and superior quality products, the company has seen exponential growth since its founding in 1996. With over 35 GW of BOS products deployed globally, Shoals maintains a diverse portfolio of solar balance of systems products, including combiner/re-combiner boxes, disconnect boxes, custom harnessing solutions, junction boxes, wire, in-line fuses, and racking and monitoring solutions.

Chief Technology Officer

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Developer of artificial intelligence (AI)-powered energy storage services intended to build and operate the largest digitally connected energy storage network. The company's energy storage system optimizes the timing of energy use and facilitates consumers' participation in energy markets, yielding economic and societal benefits while decarbonizing the grid, helping organizations automate energy cost savings and protect against changing rates.

Chief Financial Officer; Chief Technology Officer

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