President & CEO, Indiana Biosciences Research Institute
Founder and Chairman, Sycamore Networks
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Serial Entrepreneur and Investor
From the event site:
“San Jose, the capital of Silicon Valley, is proud to host the 2013 Cleantech Open Global Forum on November 20th and 21st at the San Jose Convention Center. This two-day expo and gala showcases 150 of the year’s biggest game changing technologies in the fields of energy, chemical & advance materials, information & communications, transportation, and more. You’ll also be able to learn from experts like investor Guy Kawasaki and Governor Bill Ritter. This event is a must-see for anyone interested in new technologies, new startups, or new trends in the industry. Join us to celebrate the top cleantech innovations from the US and around the world.
The Cleantech Open is the world’s largest accelerator for cleantech startups. More than 150 of the world’s brightest entrepreneurs participate in our mentoring, education, and support programs that help bring their innovative technologies to market. Since its inception in 2006, more than 700 startups have completed our programs, raised more than $800M in external financing, and created over two thousand clean technology jobs. The Cleantech Open Global Forum is the culmination of the year’s program – where startups present their new technologies and compete for a grand prize of $200,000 in financing and professional services. The Cleantech Open is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding, funding, and fostering the brightest cleantech startups on the planet.”
Information and registration here.