Don’t miss this opportunity to talk CleanTech
with industry insiders and discover exciting prospects for investment and collaboration.
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
5:30- 6:00p.m. Cocktail and networking reception
6:00- 6:10 p.m. Event Introduction: Dan Spitzer, Partner at Hodgson Russ
6:10- 6:40 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Bob Lurie, Executive Vice President, CFO & Chief Strategy Officer, New York Power Authority
6:45- 7:30 p.m.
Yaniv Kalish, Founder & CEO, Solarkal
Maria McKeon, Sustainable Green Energy, Principal, Corsario Advisors
Abhishek Agrawal, Founder, Efficienado Solutions
7:30- 8:30 p.m. Networking
Keynote Presenter: Bob Lurie, Executive Vice President, CFO & Chief Strategy Officer
Robert F. Lurie is the New York Power Authority’s executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief strategy officer. Bob joined the Power Authority in 2012 as head of the newly formed strategic planning department, where he led the management team in creating NYPA’s strategic plan. He also was responsible for managing project development, project finance, R&D and evaluating new business opportunities and technologies. He has over 30 years of experience in finance and strategy in the utility industry, government and investment banking.
Prior to joining NYPA, Lurie was vice president of North America business development for Ocean Power Technologies in New Jersey. Prior to that role, he directed the mergers and acquisitions function for Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. in Pennsylvania. Lurie served as the Chief of Strategic Planning at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 2003-2007, leading the development of a 10-year, $20 billion strategic capital plan. He has tensive experience in utility finance and strategy, having served as treasurer and vice president of corporatedevelopment and planning for a natural gas distribution company in New Jersey.
Lurie began his career in public finance. He served as the director of public finance for the State of New Jersey, managing over $8 billion in infrastructure funding and overseeing the financial activities of 15 state authorities. Lurie’s career started at Lehman Brothers, where he was vice president of investment banking in the public finance department.
Lurie holds a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from the State University of New York at Albany, and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from Union College in Schenectady, New York.
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