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Energy storage event with CESA founder Janice Lin

Thursday, May 21 2015, 5:00 pm
Stanford Graduate School of Business C105 655 Knight Way Stanford, CA 94305

Stanford Graduate School of Business, C105
655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305

Janice Lin, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) will discuss the role of energy storage in transforming the electric power sector, its relation to EV charging, and how the actions of individuals can make a difference.

This event is co-sponsored by the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and the Stanford GSB Energy Club.

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About the Speaker

Janice Lin
Founder and Managing Partner, Strategen Consulting LLC
Co-Founder and Executive Director, California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA)
Board of Directors and Chair of the Executive Committee, Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA)
Janice Lin brings more than two decades of experience in clean energy strategy, market development, and corporate strategy to Strategen. During this time she has advised a diverse range of clients including renewable energy equipment manufacturers and service providers, large corporations diversifying into clean energy, and real estate developers building sustainable communities.
In 2014 Janice co-founded the Global Energy Storage Alliance (GESA), an international non-profit organization, and currently serves on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Executive Committee. Prior to that Janice co-founded the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA) in 2009, and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) and the Energy Storage Committee of Joint Venture Silicon Valley. Janice is also a Member of the Advisory Council of the German American Chamber of Commerce, the UCSD Strategic Energy Initiatives Advisory Council, and Chair of the annual Energy Storage North America (ESNA) conference.
Prior to founding Strategen in 2005, Janice held several senior management positions with PowerLight Corporation (now SunPower Corporation), including Vice President of Product Strategy and Vice President of Business Development. During her tenure at PowerLight, Janice led initiatives in product and new market strategies, business development, regulatory affairs, strategic partnerships, investor relations, and customer finance.
Janice holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a BS from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania’s College of Arts and Sciences. She is the winner of ESA's 2013 Phil Symons Energy Storage Award, and NAATBATT’s 2014 Market Development Award.
Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy & Finance