The Climate Champions
Tim Sasseen, Business Development Manager, Ballard Power - Episode 41

Tim Sasseen, Business Development Manager, Ballard Power - Episode 41

October 20, 2019

Tim Sasseen, Business Development Manager at Ballard Power, has dedicated his career to bringing innovative cleantech energy solutions in hydrogen, electric vehicles, microgrids and wind power from concept to production, leveraging an MS in EE and an MBA.

Vinton Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google & Co-Father of the Internet, Washington DC - Episode 40

Vinton Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist at Google & Co-Father of the Internet, Washington DC - Episode 40

October 13, 2019

Vint Cerf, VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google & Co-Father of the Internet. He was presented the US National Medal of Technology by President Bill Clinton & the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George Bush and co-founded the Internet Society

Katherine Hamilton, Co-Founder and Chair, 38 North Solutions & Co-Host, The Energy Gang, Washington DC - Episode 39

Katherine Hamilton, Co-Founder and Chair, 38 North Solutions & Co-Host, The Energy Gang, Washington DC - Episode 39

October 6, 2019

Katherine Hamilton, Co-Founder and Chair at 38 North Solutions & co-host of The Energy Gang podcast, has a Cleanie Award for Entrepreneur of the Year and is Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum‘s Future of Advanced Energy Technology Global Future Council.

Michelle Brechtelsbauer, Director of Stakeholder Relations, Energy Impact Center, Washington DC - Episode 38

Michelle Brechtelsbauer, Director of Stakeholder Relations, Energy Impact Center, Washington DC - Episode 38

September 29, 2019

Michelle Brechtelsbauer, Director of Stakeholder Relations at Energy Impact Center in Washington DC. She leverages her background in engineering research and an expertise in science policy to accelerate deployment of carbon-negative energy technologies.

Neil Kermode, Managing Director, European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney Islands, Scotland - Episode 37

Neil Kermode, Managing Director, European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney Islands, Scotland - Episode 37

September 22, 2019

Neil Kermode has been the Managing Director of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the Orkney Islands, Scotland, since 2005. EMEC has facilitated testing 31 technologies that generate electricity harnessing the power of waves and tidal streams.

Pip Decker, Senior Vice President, BMR Energy, New York City - Episode 36

Pip Decker, Senior Vice President, BMR Energy, New York City - Episode 36

September 15, 2019

Pip Decker, Senior Vice President at BMR Energy, leads development, construction and operation of wind and solar generation projects. Prior, Pip owned US-based solar developer SunEast. He has a degree in Public Policy from the College of William and Mary.

Jim Spano, Managing Partner at Spano Partners,  Founder & Director of Origination for Radiant REIT - Episode 35

Jim Spano, Managing Partner at Spano Partners, Founder & Director of Origination for Radiant REIT - Episode 35

September 9, 2019

Jim Spano is Managing Partner at Spano Partners, and Founder & Director of Origination for Radiant REIT. He is a dedicated philanthropist that has already put 300 MW of solar in the ground and has created a fund to provide $10B over the next three years.

Scott Carlson, President, New Day Solar - Episode 34

Scott Carlson, President, New Day Solar - Episode 34

August 25, 2019

Scott Carlson is President of New Day Solar. For 30+ years Scott has been leading the installation of California solar systems, training the next generation of developers, and passionately spreading the benefits of powering a world with solar energy.

Larsh Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, STEM - Episode 33

Larsh Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, STEM - Episode 33

August 18, 2019

Larsh Johnson is CTO at STEM. Prior, he was CTO at Siemens Digital Grid, which he joined via the acquisition of eMeter, where he was co-founder and CTO, after co-founding CellNet Data Systems. He earned a BS and an M.S. in mechanical engineering Stanford.

Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director, California Solar and Storage Association - Episode 32

Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director, California Solar and Storage Association - Episode 32

August 11, 2019

Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director of the CA Solar & Storage Association, graduated Berkeley with a BS, Conservation and Resource Studies, fought against 5 Connecticut coal plants and returned to CA to fight against climate change the last 16 years