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TEAM


TEAM

Powerhouse’s team and extended community are committed to supporting clean energy entrepreneurship and innovation, from today's new energy pioneers to tomorrow's energy leaders. Powerhouse's team comes from the private sector, non-profits, the White House, ARPA-E, and university ventures. Read on for details on the team and our network of experts.

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TEAM


TEAM

Powerhouse’s team and extended community are committed to supporting clean energy entrepreneurship and innovation, from today's new energy pioneers to tomorrow's energy leaders. Powerhouse's team comes from the private sector, non-profits, the White House, ARPA-E, and university ventures. Read on for details on the team and our network of experts.

EMILY KIRSCH, FOUNDER & CEO

Entrepreneur, startup advisor, and investor. Worked with former advisor to President Obama & CNN host, Van Jones on clean energy projects across California. Builds strategic connections between venture capital, corporate leaders, and entrepreneurs to drive innovation.

DANNY KENNEDY, CO-FOUNDER

Entrepreneur, activist, Co-Founder of Sungevity, Managing Director of CalCEF, founding Board member of Mosaic, board member of Powerhive, Sunergise, Solar Foundation, and Vote Solar. Author of Rooftop Revolution. 

Emily Fritze, Director of Strategy & Business Development

Strategic partnerships, programming, and business development. Former Senior Director for Energy & Environment in the Office of Cabinet Affairs at the White House, Special Advisor to ARPA-E, and policy aide to Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Congressman Gabrielle Giffords.  

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Alexandra harbour, Ventures Associate

Sourcing, diligence, and admin for Powerhouse Ventures. Portfolio engagement and support post-investment. Formerly with the Boston University Venture Accelerator and Corporate Partnerships at WWF-Sydney. 

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Veronica Ehret, Operations & Engagement Manager

Operations, administration, event execution, and community engagement. Former administration at Marcato Capital, a leading hedge fund. 

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Experts


 

Experts

 

Powerhouse experts represent some of the most notable leaders in the clean energy industry. Experts lend their expertise to advise, support, and partner with Powerhouse startups building the next generation of clean      energy technologies.

Experts


 

Experts

 

Powerhouse experts represent some of the most notable leaders in the clean energy industry. Experts lend their expertise to advise, support, and partner with Powerhouse startups building the next generation of clean      energy technologies.