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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Lisa Magnuson

We find it fascinating to learn why people do what they do and think what they think. This month, we checked in with Lisa Magnuson, Senior Director of Consumer Engagement at Silver Spring Networks. Why do you do what you do? I do what I do because I care deeply about the environment and the […]

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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Rob Writz

We find it fascinating to learn why people do what they do and think what they think. Last month, we checked in with Rob Writz, Director of New Ventures at CleanLaunch, a Colorado-based cleantech incubator. Why do you do what you do? My personal value system leads me to seek out professional experiences that contribute […]

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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Scott Elrod

We find it fascinating to learn why people do what they do and think what they think. This month, we sat down with Scott Elrod, who not only is VP of the Hardware Systems Laboratory at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), but is also responsible for PARC’s Cleantech Innovation Program—with projects ranging from photovoltaics […]

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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Bryony Schwan

We find it fascinating to learn why people do what they do and think what they think. This month, we sought out the perspective of someone with an approach to innovation that differs from that of most cleantech engineers and scientists. We had a chat with Bryony Schwan, Executive Director of the Biomimicry 3.8 Institute.

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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Richard Adams

We often wonder why our fellow cleantech advocates do what they do and think what they think. So when we get the chance, we ask them. Our latest subject is Richard Adams, who manages the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).   Why do you do […]

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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Rex Northen

We find it fascinating to learn why people do what they do and think what they think. This summer, we sat down with Rex Northen, Executive Director of the Cleantech Open, during the Cleantech Open Academy in San Jose.   Why do you do what you do? This is a nonprofit (my first) and it […]

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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Christine Shapard

We find it fascinating to learn why people do what they do and think what they think. This month, Christine Shapard, Founding Executive Director of the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association (CCIA), shares her insights with us. Why do you do what you do? I totally believe in the potential of Colorado’s clean technology companies to […]

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5 Questions in 5 Minutes: Brad Mushovic

We find it fascinating to learn why people do what they do and think what they think. So we’ve started a new feature where we ask thoughtful folks to share their thoughts – with us, and with you. Our inaugural subject is Brad Mushovic, VP Marketing, Rocky Mountain Institute. Why do you do what you […]

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