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Wednesday, November 29

Founder of Sales Intelligence Company "Datanyze" Shares His Journey

Fireside Chat

Ilya Semin, CEO & Founder of Datanyze Inc., a sales intelligence platform, is a world-renowned computer scientist and passionate entrepreneur in Silicon Valley. Ilya studied computer science at Moscow Technological University, where he earned his master’s degree. In addition, he has an MBA from Babson College.

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Andrew Ponec (Dragonfly Systems)

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Q&A With Andrew Ponec, CEO of Dragonfly Systems

Andrew Ponec is the co-founder and CEO of Dragonfly Systems, a solar technology company spun out from Stanford’s electrical engineering department. Dragonfly Systems develops small electronics devices that improve efficiency and reduce installation costs for large commercial and utility-scale solar power installations. In 2014, Dragonfly Systems was acquired by SunPower Corporation, a US-based solar company with the world’s most efficient commercial solar cells. Andrew was also named in Forbes’ 2014 “30 under 30” list for his work in solar energy, and is currently focusing on building efficient energy use and affordable housing technologies. In this Q&A, we dive into Andrew’s background and the circumstances that enabled him to launch a startup at 19, sell it at 20 and continue to make progress thereafter:
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