• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Adam Wallen


Chief Executive Officer

Adam Wallen is a proven entrepreneurial talent, with noted successes in Venture, Cleantech, MedTech and Healthcare IT. He brings two decades of executive experience, earned at organizations like British Petroleum (BP) and Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), and he has developed and marketed several innovative technology, product, and service businesses. He now serves as CEO of VEIR which is developing low-cost, high-capacity, long distance-capable electricity transmission line technology based on high temperature superconductors with evaporative cryogenic cooling.

Sessions With Adam Wallen

Tuesday, 7 March

Wednesday, 8 March

  • 09:30am - 10:10am (CST) / 08/mar/2023 03:30 pm - 08/mar/2023 04:10 pm

    Adapting Proven Technologies to Accelerate Deep Decarbonization

    While new solutions are needed to decarbonize the global energy system, adapting existing technologies developed and matured in other industries for use in future low-carbon energy systems is another pathway to achieving this goal. How are firms leveraging mature technologies to develop new opportunities in low-carbon energy systems? How transferable are they to supporting this goal? How are innovation models evolving to enable this approach to decarbonization?