MAnaging Director, Emerging Markets at biolite
Dr. Ethan Kay is Managing Director of Emerging Markets at BioLite. BioLite designs and manufactures clean energy products for low-income households in the developing world. Ethan has spent the last ten years commercializing market-based solutions to poverty in India and Sub-Saharan Africa. He holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. from the University of Oxford, where he was a Fulbright Scholar and Sauvé Scholar. His doctoral research examined the cultural complexities of retailing clean cookstoves in rural India. He also holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Together with BioLite, Ethan was awarded the 2014 Fast Company Innovation By Design Award and was selected for the Public Interest Design ‘Global 100’.
Ethan’s TED talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3Zsj4Lfs_o