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Stanford Energy Innovation Day 
Accelerating Innovation for Scalable Solutions
November 1, 2022

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Yi Cui, Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy

Fireside Chat: Silicon Valley Legend, Legacy & Learnings
Moderator: Ira Ehrenpreis, Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners
John Hennessy, Chairman of the Board, Alphabet; Director, Knight Hennessy Scholars Program, Stanford University

Fireside Chat: Energy Innovation at Stanford
Moderator: Yi Cui, Director, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy
Arun Majumdar, Dean, Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability

Panel Discussion: Silicon Valley Energy Start-up Success Stories
Moderator: Holmes Hummel, Managing Director, Energy Equity & Just Transitions, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy
Amit Narayan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, AutoGrid
Jackson Switzer, Director of Business Development,  Redwood Materials
Tim Holme, Chief Technology Officer, QuantumScape

Lightning Talks - Round 1 - Moderated by Naomi Boness, Managing Director, Natural Gas Initiative, Stanford University

Networking Lunch & Start-Up Showcase: Featuring Lightning Round Companies

Panel Discussion: Accelerating Speed, Scale & Impact
Moderator: Tom Jaramillo, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Wen Hsieh, Partner, Kleiner Perkins
Sila Kiliccote, Venture Partner, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
Vikas Gupta, Venture Principal, Shell Ventures

Panel Discussion: Financing Innovation for Decarbonization
Moderator: Alicia Seiger, Managing Director, Sustainable Finance Initiative, Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy
Maud Texier, Head of Clean Energy and Carbon Development, Google
Julia Jakolska, Co-investments & ESG Lead, CalPERS
Emily Kirsch, Founder and CEO of Powerhouse and the Founder and Managing Partner of Powerhouse Ventures

Lightning Talks - Round 2 - Moderated by Karen Baert, MBA Candidate, Stanford University

Networking Reception and Start-up Open House

Program Concludes