As the CEO of New Energy Nexus, Danny leads the organization in supporting diverse entrepreneurs to drive innovation and build equity into the global clean energy economy, while striving towards 100% clean energy for 100% of the population. Among many roles, he is also the managing director of the California Clean Energy Fund, overseeing the $24 million CalSEED grant program for very early stage startups and is an adviser to Young Greentech Entrepreneurs in China with the Asia Society. He also serves as President of CalCharge, a public-private partnership with the Department of Energy national labs, California universities, unions, and companies to advance energy storage. Kennedy is an entrepreneur at heart: he co-founded Sungevity in 2007, and Powerhouse, an innovation firm and fund in Oakland, CA. He was the first backer of Mosaic in 2011, the $1 billion solar loan provider, and remains on the Board of Powerhive, a solar mini-utility in Kenya. Kennedy authored Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy – and Our Planet – from Dirty Energy in 2012.