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Encouraging the GROWTH and SUCCESS of technology-based
entrepreneurial ventures in Southern California

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Decarbonizing Energy

Clean Energy Conversion and Alternative Technologies

California’s 2045 target to decarbonize energy systems is the touchstone for energy initiatives, entrepreneurs, and investors. Pending the holy grail of direct and easy conversion of solar energy, the spectrum of opportunities ranges over ever-better batteries, taming bursty energy demands, and incentives to convert to electricity. Whether based on AI or chemistry, new ventures will have a receptive turf for growth. Our speakers will explore the varied facets of our decarbonizing and greening our future.

Keynote Presentation:

Professor Nathan Lewis
George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology


Aaron Fyke, PE
Founder and Managing Partner
Thin Line Capital

Adrian Hightower, PhD, PE, ENV-SP
Manager for Workforce Development
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Scott Graybeal
Chief Executive Officer
Caelux Corporation

Calum Chisholm
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
SAFCell, Inc.


Stan Tomsic
Managing Director, Magna Point Group

Andy Tomat
Managing Director, Four Pillars, Inc.

Michael (Mickey) Krieger, Ph.D.
Attorney at Law, Internet Law Center


Formed in 1984, the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum is an entrepreneurship resource of Caltech’s Office of Technology Transfer and Corporate Partnerships.

The mission of the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum is to encourage the growth and success of technology-based entrepreneurial ventures in Southern California.

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