Entrepreneurs are constantly being pushed and pulled while trying to launch
a successful business. These challenges are compounded when navigating the
complexities of the Energy Industry. Come listen to entrepreneur Jimmy Jia
as he shares his experiences as a founder of Distributed Energy Management
in meeting these challenges.
Jimmy holds a BS and MS from MIT and an MBA from Oxford University. He
started Distributed Energy Management in 2009. In this presentation, Jimmy
will talk about the following topics:
When to decide to start a company
Once you incorporate, now what?
Focus. When you think you're focused, focus more. How?
Sprint, and enjoy yourself.
Date: August 24, 2011 (Wed)
Time: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Place: Bellevue City Hall, Room 1E-112
Address: 450 110th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA 98004-5514
6:30pm-7:00pm Check-in & Networking
8:15pm-8:30pm Close up & Networking
RSVP link: http://energymeetse14p.eventbrite.com/
Jimmy Jia, LEED Green Associate, is co-founder and CEO of Distributed Energy
Management where he helps reduce energy consumption by ‘translating’
energy data into operational costs. He has worked at Olympus as a Territory
Manager, selling industrial-grade inspection equipment to Fortune 500
companies, growing the business by 40% in two years. Prior to that, he
worked at Panasonic as an Associate Engineer where he helped develop and
patent new applications for femtosecond laser drilling technology. He holds
a BS and MS in Material Science and Engineering from MIT where he was
appointed lecturer for the Microelectronics Processing Technology Laboratory
Course. While there, he also conducted the first quantitative analysis of
the MIT Technology Licensing Office’s energy portfolio. He received his
MBA from the University of Oxford and was an active participant in the
Oxford Business Network and Oxford Entrepreneurs. He is a committee member
with the MIT Enterprise Forum of Seattle, an MIT Energy Ambassador, and a
cleantech advisor to TiE-Seattle.
Seattle Entrepreneurship Club
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