Emily Reichert, Greentown Labs – 57
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Since first expanding the Hyperion Executive Search activities into the US over the last three years, I’ve been very aware of the awesome job Greentown Labs do at supporting, nurturing and releasing into the world some amazing cleantech companies. Some of which have gone on to be our clients. So with the announcement of their expansion to Houston, I though it would be a great opportunity to hear the story from CEO Emily Reichert About EMILY REICHERT Dr. Emily Reichert serves as Chief Executive Officer of Greentown Labs, the largest clean technology startup incubator in North America. As the company's first employee, Emily has spearheaded the rapid growth of Greentown Labs into a global center for clean technology innovation, attracting visitors and partners from around the world.  Emily started her career at Arthur D. Little as a Ph.D. scientist and progressed into R&D, business development and general management roles. Prior to Greentown Labs, she was the Director of Business Operations at the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry where she helped grow the angel-funded startup into a sustainable contract R&D business with a mission to minimize environmental impact of chemical products.  Emily has been appointed to leadership positions on innovation, economic development, entrepreneurship and clean technology commercialization at the city, state, and federal level including the City of Somerville’s Chamber of Commerce, the Massachusetts Governor’s Economic Development Planning Council and the U.S. Secretary of Commerce’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  She holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned her MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. About Greentown Labs Greentown Labs aims to be a supportive, collaborative, and inspiring community for early-stage entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. In light of that mission, we don’t take any equity in our member companies. Instead, members pay monthly fees based on their lab and office space. We bring in revenue from other sources, including partnerships and grants, in order to keep membership fees low for our startups. Membership fees are approximately market rate, but include so much more than desk and lab space—members also gain access to more than $1 million worth of resources, equipment, programming, staff support, and more. Social links EMILY REICHERT on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilylreichert/ Greentown Labs Website: https://greentownlabs.com/ Greentown Labs on Twitter: https://twitter.com/GreentownLabs EMILY REICHERT on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmilyLReichert EPISODE LINKS Greentown Labs Announces Expansion to Houston https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/greentown-labs-announces-expansion-to-houston-301077767.html Follow us online, write a review (please) or subscribe I'm very keen to hear feedback on the podcast and my guests, and to hear your suggestions for future guests or topics. Contact via the website, or Twitter. If you do enjoy the podcast, please write a review on iTunes, or your usual podcast platform, and tell your cleantech friends about us. That would be much appreciated. Twitter https://twitter.com/Cleantechleader Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DavidHuntCleantechGuide Instagram https://www.instagram.com/davidhuntcleantech/
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