Dr. Nadia Shalaby is a serial technology entrepreneur, CEO, board director, and investor, passionate about bringing on societal, economic, and environmental impact via technological innovation. Nadia’s track record spans 20+ years growing and founding companies via motivational team building, visionary goals, meticulous execution, and a sense of humor. She brings deep expertise in academic research, concept generation, product market positioning, establishing operational infrastructure, strategic alliances, sales and marketing, IP strategy, and corporate governance. Besides serving on the board of tech startups, Dr. Shalaby was Founder & CEO of Arctic Sand, an energy-saving breakthrough semiconductor company, was VP Marketing and Sales for Cooper Perkins, and held various positions at BBN/Raytheon and Princeton University. Nadia holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University and an MBA from MIT Sloan. She is the recipient of multiple national grants and awards from NASA, NSF, US Department of Energy, DARPA, the Clean Tech Open, and the National Renewable Energy Lab, and the holder of 5 issued US patents.