“The Moment of Energy Access”

Phil LaRocco speaks at TEDxColumbiaSIPA!

Phil is the architect and visionary behind the Embark entrepreneur training and coaching curriculum and is the lead author of the extensive set of teaching materials. He brings over 20 years of experience as a practitioner and thought-leader on energy enterprise development and is the founder of E+Co, the award-winning non-profit that provided entrepreneurs around the globe with business training and medium-sized business loans to start and grow their clean energy businesses. Phil’s work at E+Co resulted in 7+ million people receiving access to clean energy by way of 300 direct investments in 200 companies in over 20 countries. To further his dedication to learning and skills development, Phil teaches at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and in the Sustainability Management program where his courses on energy and enterprise development are some of the most popular. Learn more about our team.