Dr. Christina Lampe-Onnerud is renowned for her pioneering work in developing and commercializing Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for portable electronics, electric vehicles and utilities. She currently serves as CEO of Cadenza Innovation, Inc., a startup she founded in 2012 to bring higher energy density, lower cost, safer and environmentally sustainable batteries to the EV, grid storage and industrial markets. The company’s patented ‘supercell’ energy storage platform is available for license to global manufacturers. Earlier in her career, Dr. Lampe-Onnerud founded and served as CEO and International Chairman of Boston-Power, an innovative battery company providing products to the consumer electronics, transportation and other end markets. In her time there, she took the firm from a startup to a global organization backed by more than $400 million in investment with technology centers in Beijing and Boston as well as multiple Asia-based Six-Sigma manufacturing locations. She transitioned from the company to assume an executive position at Bridgewater Associates. Prior to Boston-Power, Dr. Lampe-Onnerud was a partner with Arthur D. Little, where she led the world’s largest non-captive battery lab and related practice. In that role, she advised market leaders on technology and go-to-market strategies. A member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Dr. Lampe-Onnerud’s work has earned her numerous awards. These include recognition as a two-time Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum, an organization for which she serves as the co-chair of its Global Futures Council on Energy and advises on energy and innovation, renewable transport and finance. Honored as an Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur of the Year for the New England region, she is active in EY’s Entrepreneurial Winning Women annual competition program and executive education program. Featured among Inc.’s inaugural list of Top 100 Female Founders, she is a member of MIT’s Visiting Committee. A sought-after keynote speaker, Dr. Lampe-Onnerud has shared her insights about batteries, energy storage, climate change and cleantech worldwide at events hosted by The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, The United Nations, TED, The International Battery Conference, the US Department of Energy, MIT and many others. She holds a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Uppsala University, Sweden, and conducted post-doctoral work at MIT.