Meredith Perry is the founder and CEO of uBeam, a technology startup with the goal of providing us with wireless charging technology. uBeam’s technology uses ultrasound to carry enough energy through the air to charge devices. Meredith graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 with a degree in paleobiology. She wrote her thesis on astrobiology and previously interned at NASA. She was included in Fortune’s “40 Under 40” Mobilizers, Forbes’ “30 Under 30” and Vanity Fair’s “The Next Establishment.” She has also been recognized as one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People” and is the recipient of Elle Magazine’s Genius Award.
Danielle is the co-founder and chief scientist of LightSail Energy, a manufacturer of inexpensive and efficient energy storage systems. LightSail makes use of the waste heat generated by mechanical air compression by storing it in a dense spray of water, ready for reconversion at any time. Danielle is responsible for the core thermodynamic innovation of the system. Named the Energy Standout in the 2011 Forbes' 30 Under 30 and elected as a mentor at the Thiel Fellowship in 2012, Danielle graduated with combined honors in physics and computer science from Dalhousie University and started her PhD at the age of 17 at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab.
Italian design student creates cheap heating alternative
At PSFK CONFERENCE SAN FRANCISCO, architect Eric Corey Freed talked about the necessity of designing green buildings and structures from the ground up.