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Isaac Vanderburg

Launch Alaska
Isaac is the CEO of Launch Alaska and the fund manager for Launch Alaska Fund II — a $3m fund that invests directly in the accelerators' cohort companies. Isaac has worked with hundreds of early stage companies and entrepreneurs responding to Alaska’s food, water, transportation and energy challenges. His previous roles include State Director at the Alaska Small Business Development Center and Operations Director for Chispa Group (now Afina Holdings) an import-export firm in Philadelphia that specializes in trade between the Delaware Valley and Chile. He completed the Energy Executive Leadership Program at the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) in Golden, CO as well the Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies program at Stanford. Vanderburg sits on the Board of Commonwealth North, Greenstand.org, SXSW Pitch, and led the Energy & Energy Efficiency subcommittee and the Carbon Pricing subcommittee of Alaska's Climate Action Leadership Team under Governor Walker. In 2019 Isaac offered testimony on the role of Energy Innovation to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. He played four years of NCAA Division I soccer and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador ('02).

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, November 19

1:00pm AKST

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