NES 2011 - Speakers

 

Overview
The 2011 New Energy Symposium features a world-class Investors panel and competitively-selected entrepreneurs.  Please note that speakers and topics are subject to change at any time and without notice.  Check back often for updates!  

Keynote Speakers

 

Robert E. Curry, Jr.
Commissioner
New York State Public Service Commission

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Karina Edmonds
Technology Transfer Coordinator
U.S. Department of Energy

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Dan Zaweski
Assistant Vice President 
Long Island Power Authority

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Investors Panel

Richard Adams (MC)
Manager, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory 

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Warner Babcock
Chairman & CEO
Advanced Materials Partners, Inc.

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Irvin Barash
President
Vencon Management, Inc.

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Clayton Besch III
Director, Small Business Technology Investment Fund
Empire State Development

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Thomas Blum
Partner
G.C. Andersen Partners

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Felix Chang
Partner 
Avenir Bold

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Mark Cirilli
Co-Founder & Managing Director
MissionPoint Capital Partners

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John Cococcia
Partner & Founder
FA Technology Ventures

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Mark Townsend Cox
Founder & CEO
New Energy Fund LP

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Rob Day
Partner
Black Coral Capital

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Maria Gotsch
President & CEO
New York City Investment Fund

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Schuyler (Skip) Grow
Managing Director, Clean Technology Group
Morgan Stanley & Co.

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Robert Kilcullen
Director
Lazard Frères & Co.
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Jay Levy
Partner
Zelkova Ventures

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Jonathan Lillian
Founder
JH Lillian & Co. / JH Lillian Securities Corp

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James LoGerfo
Co-Founder & General Partner
Earthrise Capital

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J. Peter Lynch
President
Salem Financial

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Matthew McCooe
Founding Managing Partner
Chart Venture Partners

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Michael Miller
Managing Director
Perseus, LLC

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Walter Nasdeo
Managing Director & Director of Research 
Ardour Capital Investments

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Les Neumann
Managing Director
Hudson Valley Center for Innovation

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Ann Partlow
Co-Founder & General Partner
Earthrise Capital

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Sanford Selman
Founding & Managing Director
Asia West

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Dean Sciorillo
Principal
Enertech Capital

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Purnesh Seegopaul
General Partner
Pangaea Ventures

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Michael Shimazu
Project Manager, Innovation and Business Development
NYSERDA

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Dylan Steeg
Director & Kauffman Fellow
Intel Capital

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Todd Tidgewell
Partner
Nixon Peabody LLP

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Nick Wachtel
Senior Associate
Lux Capital

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David Waserstein
Partner & Director of Investments
I2BF Global Ventures 

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David Wells
Partner, Greentech Team
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

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Ed Wu
Senior Managing Director
Cora Capital Advisors

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Mark Zhu
Investment Manager
DTE Energy Ventures Inc. 

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Elise Zoli
Partner
Goodwin | Procter

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