This panel will feature experts who will discuss and debate the trends in green transportation, the challenges and opportunities for the traditional players as well as entrepreneurs, investors.
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Speaker Bios: (check event page for speaker updates)
Paul McGrath, Founder and CEO, RideSpring. Client companies achieve high participation and effectiveness in their commute trip reduction programs, while minimizing costs using RideSpring. As a frustrated commuter, Paul applied his 17 years of design engineering experience to create a cost-effective service that makes using an alternate commute easier and more rewarding. Selected as a Cleantech Open finalist in 2006 & 2007, RideSpring is now being used by orgs throughout the US.
Brien SeeleyBrien A. Seeley M.D., President, CAFE Foundation. A Cal grad, ophthalmologist Brien Seeley obtained his M.D. degree at UCSF in just three years. While a med student, he designed and built his own 70 mph, street-licensed electric car. Brien co-founded the CAFE Foundation in 1981 to advance aircraft efficiency, and has served as its President ever since. CAFE created the Electric Aircraft Symposium and will conduct NASA's Green Flight Challenge in September, 2011, where practical 200 pMPG electric-powered aircraft will vie for aviation's largest-ever prize.
Greg Heibel, Partner, Orrick. Greg is a member of the Emerging Co Group, advising emerging and public technology companies, venture capital firms and other tech investors, as well as Orrick's Energy Group. Mr. Heibel's practice includes the formation, financing and general corp counseling of rapidly growing techn companies; the representation of VC firms and other investors in private and public offerings, as well as other complex transactions related to high growth companies. He was also an Assistant Inv. Mgr for Genevest where he participated in the 1st org meeting of the Euro Union WWW Consortium.
Sponsors: Deloitte Orrick
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Added by FullCalendar on July 15, 2011