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Jorge Elizondo

Jorge Elizondo

President, Heila Technologies
Dr. Jorge Elizondo is the President and co-founder of Heila Technologies, an MIT spin-off dedicated to simplifying the deployment, operation, and optimization of microgrids which was acquired by Kohler in 2021. Jorge received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 2016 where he worked on microgrid control and optimization strategies, and where he was heavily involved in the energy community receiving twice the MIT Clean Energy Prize top award, and serving as the co-director of the MIT Energy Conference. Prior to MIT, Jorge worked on the development of renewable energy projects in Mexico for five years and received an M.S in Electrical Engineering and a B.S in Physics from Monterrey’s Tech in Mexico.