Energy Innovation and the Economy: New England Speaks Out on Video

12/12/08Follow @wroush

During the networking-and-refreshments portion of Xconomy’s forum on Energy Innovation at the British Consulate General in Cambridge, MA, last week, we pulled aside a few volunteers to share their personal thoughts about energy innovation on camera. We’ve rolled the most interesting responses together into the 10-minute video at the end of this post.

Xconomy’s business manager Richard Freierman—our interviewer, cameraman, editor, and producer for this project—asked each interviewee to comment on energy innovation and how it can be a driver for the local economy in New England.

Thank you to all of the forum participants who contributed their thoughts for the video, including:

Ken Zolot, Senior Lecturer, MIT School of Engineering and MIT Entrepreneurship Center

Bob Metcalfe, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners

Bill Wiberg, General Partner, Advanced Technology Ventures

Andy Bochman, Author, The DOD Energy Blog

Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Founder and CEO, Boston-Power

Donald Lessard, Epoch Foundation Professor of International Management, MIT Sloan School

Marcio von Muhlen, PhD Candidate, MIT Department of Biological Engineering

Paul Meyer, Principal, ROI Event Management

Pete Yorgey, Director, Microbia Precision Engineering

Stella Karavas, CEO, Voltree Power

Craig Driscoll, Recruiting Partner, Highland Capital Partners

Roger Freeman, Managing Director, Energy Ventures, Citizens Energy

Wade Roush is a contributing editor at Xconomy. Follow @wroush

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