Veronica Garcia was an investment consultant at Credit Suisse and UBS for Latin American Asset Managers. She built portfolios based on her research and asset allocation. After finishing her graduate studies at the ETH in Zurich she joined IBM Research Lab where she developed a model for exergoeconomics of solar thermal systems. She also worked as a consultant for the World Bank, IADB and Castalia. Her research focused on renewable technologies and quantifying investment needs to reach the country targets for renewable power generation and analyzing economic tools for carbon mitigation. In 2017 she founded BitLumens which brings solar power and water to rural areas in developing countries using Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, BitLumens
Washington , DC
May 24 - 9:00 am to 3:30 pm