We need faster and more climate-tech innovation. For such technologies, it’s an especially challenging path from idea to first product to broad deployment. Solar PV, wind, or electric vehicles experienced long and arduous journeys that spanned decades and even generations. But why does…
Hara Wang is a Market Sector Lead with RMI Ventures. The Ventures program is a new initiative within Rocky Mountain Institute that builds a global collaboration of startups, investors, and corporations to accelerate early-stage energy and climate innovations.
Hara Wang came to Rocky Mountain Institute after having spent the last five years working in energy transition and climate technology innovation. She was most recently at Braemar Energy Ventures, where she led and supported early-stage venture capital deals across energy, mobility, and resource efficiency sectors. Prior to that, she was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where she advised corporations and institutional investors in the energy and industrial sectors on product strategy, commercial due diligence, and global supply chain operations.
M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Atmosphere/Energy, Stanford University
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
New York, NY