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Energy Seminar: A Personal Reflection on Thirty Years of Energy Transitions - Michael Morgan

Event Details:

Monday, May 8, 2023
4:30pm - 5:20pm PDT


NVIDIA Auditorium

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Mike Morgan will share his reflections and lessons learned from 30 years as a leader and venture investor in a range of energy businesses that have seen significant transitions, including: natural gas infrastructure, residential solar, batteries + AI, and energy-optimizing software.

Mike Morgan is a co-founding partner and chairman of Triangle Peak Partners, a manager of venture and growth equity investments in energy and technology. He also serves on the boards of three public companies navigating the transition to a more sustainable energy future. He is the former president and current lead director at Kinder Morgan, one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America. He is a current director and former lead director of Sunnova, a leading residential solar and energy storage company. He also serves as director of Stem, which combines advanced energy storage with a world-class AI-powered analytics platform.

Mike is a frequent Stanford volunteer and has served in a variety of roles: as national chair of The Stanford Fund, co-chair of the Precourt Institute for Energy’s advisory council, and on the boards of the DAPER Fund, the Stanford LEAD Council, the GSB Management Board, the Undergraduate Cabinet, and the Parents’ Advisory Board.

Mike earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and both a BA in Economics and an MA in Sociology from Stanford. He previously served as an Adjunct Professor at the Jones School of Business at Rice University.

Mike is spending the ’22-’23 academic year as a DCI Fellow at Stanford.

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