Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Energy Justice and Renewable Energy Development – Zaid Ashai, CEO of Nexamp

Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Energy Justice and Renewable Energy Development – Zaid Ashai, CEO of Nexamp

Event sponsored by Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ), Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY)
Event time
Monday, February 14, 2022 - 2:30pm
Location
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As part of the Spring 2022 Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series hosted by the Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY), join us Monday, February 14 at 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST for a lecture by Zaid Ashai, CEO of Nexamp, titled “Energy Justice and Renewable Energy Development”. Register here: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CDGme6PBRRCPRhdQ9Py01Q.
 
 
Zaid serves as Nexamp’s Chairman and CEO, providing the vision and leadership to drive the company’s continued growth and innovation. Before joining the management team, Zaid oversaw Nexamp as a General Partner at venture firm Point Judith Capital. 
 
Previously, Zaid worked at Good Energies, where he was elected a Kauffman Fellow and focused on investments in next-generation energy efficiency technologies—including Nexamp, 3TIER, Emergence Bioenergy, Everpower, and Kalpan in India. Zaid joined Good Energies from Harbourvest Partners and was previously an investment banking analyst in Credit Suisse’s Technology Group. 
 
Zaid holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and an MPA from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University. At Harvard University, Zaid was selected as a Zuckerman Fellow. He has an AB in International Relations and Economics, with honors and Phi Beta Kappa, from Brown University. Zaid has served as a judge and mentor for the New England Cleantech Open and has served as guest faculty member for the Pennsylvania Power Law Conference hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Zaid currently serves on the boards of SEIA, NECEC and Vote Solar. 
 
The Yale Center for Environmental Justice (YCEJ) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) are joining forces in an effort to raise awareness on energy justice and bring the voices of experts in the field to the public. Join us on Mondays at 2:30 pm EST for this public speaker series exploring the multifaceted and exciting role of justice in the clean energy transition! Register for all or part of the series here: https://yale.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CDGme6PBRRCPRhdQ9Py01Q.