Managing Partner, MetaVC Partners
Conrad is an entrepreneur and investor, building successful new businesses in renewable energy, communications, nanomaterials, and biosciences. He was founder and CEO of energy materials startup, Innovalight (acquired by DuPont) and was venture partner at Sevin Rosen Funds and Invention Science Fund (ISF).
Some of his past and present board responsibilities include Capella Photonics (acquired by Alcatel-Lucent), Lumotive, Imagia, and Haptica, and he was on the advisory boards of Aelurus (acquired by Broadcom) and Cendana Capital. For three years, Conrad served on the board of the European solar industry association. He received the Technology Pioneer award at the World Economic Forum for renewable energy innovations and he is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™ award. Conrad has extensive international experience having worked and lived in Japan, Germany, the U.K. He has a MS in Physics from Trinity College and a BS in Physics from University College Dublin in Ireland.