The Green Light
What does it take to found & lead a clean energy investment firm & tech company simultaneously? Catherine spoke with Uche C. Isiugo Jr., PhD, CEO & Founder of Infranergy & Managing Partner at Emerging Infrastructure Capital about this as well as how his upbringing and living on two continents influenced his entrepreneurial path in energy. They spoke about his prior experience outside the industry at Boeing, Chevron, & Citi, and how he transitioned within cleantech at NextEra Energy Resources & Key Capture Energy before launching his own companies.
Uche was also named to the Forbes Next 1000 Honoree 2021 list, which celebrates bold & inspiring entrepreneurs, & included judges like Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Meta & Founder of Lean In & OptionB.Org; Reid Hoffman, Co-founder of LinkedIn & partner at Greylock; Carla Harris, Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Morgan Stanley; Asahi Pompey, President, GOLDMAN SACHS FOUNDATION & more.
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