Mateo Jaramillo, CEO, Form Energy

Mateo Jaramillo is co-founder and CEO of Form Energy. Form Energy is working to develop breakthrough low cost, long duration energy storage solutions that will enable the electric system to be 100% renewably powered. He was formerly Vice President of Products and Programs for Tesla’s stationary energy storage program, an effort he started. In that role, he was responsible for Tesla Energy's product line and business model definition, as well as global policy and business development. Mateo joined Tesla in 2009 as the Director of Powertrain Business Development, serving as commercial lead and primary negotiator on over $100M in new development and $500M in production contracts signed for electric powertrain sales. Prior to Tesla, Mateo was Chief Operating Officer and part of the founding team at Gaia Power Technologies, a pioneering distributed energy storage firm.  Mateo earned his A.B. in Economics from Harvard and a Masters in Theology from Yale Divinity School.