Sam White

Sam White
  • Co-Founder, Promethean Power Systems, USA

Several years' foreign and domestic experience in developing new businesses from concept to reality. Formerly: five years in management consulting, Madrid; headed Latin American business development, telecom division, Economist Intelligence Unit (Economist Group); catalyst for rapid growth and deployment of new business models and technologies in own two start-ups, GetConnected and Smartleaf; co-founded Greentown Labs. Co-Founder, Promethean Power Systems, a thermal battery technology to enable cold-storage of perishable foods where there is unreliable power. Has helped Promethean Power seek strategic partners, customers, funding sources and publicity. Recipient of awards: GE Ecomagination prize (2010); Innovators of the Year, Boston Globe (2011); Villgro Innovations Foundation (2011); NASA's Launch Energy Innovators Fellows (2012). World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer (2012).