Manik Suri is the Founder and CEO of Therma, a technology startup whose mission is to help protect our food, health, and planet. Therma builds smart cooling technologies to reduce emissions and improve grid resilience of distributed energy resources through refrigeration to help power the grid across food and healthcare industries. Manik is an expert on climate and refrigeration and has been speaking at international climate events like The New York Times Climate Hub at COP26, GreenBiz VERGE Electrify, Techonomy Climate, and WEBIT Impact Forum. Previously, Manik co-founded the Governance Lab (GovLab), an innovation center at NYU that develops technology solutions to improve government. He has been recognized amongst the Top 100 Harvard Alumni in Technology, is a past Affiliate of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and previously held positions at global investment firm D. E. Shaw & Company and the White House National Economic Council.