Dr. Briggs is the co-founder and COO of Antora Energy, a leading provider of zero-emissions heat and power. Dr. Briggs holds a B.S. in physics from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in applied physics from Stanford University. During his Ph.D., Dr. Briggs developed next-generation renewable energy technology, with a focus on cost-effective climate solutions and solid-state energy conversion. His research studied the properties and performance of high-temperature materials for energy generation and storage applications. At Antora Energy, Dr. Briggs has played nearly every role required to build an energy storage company from the ground up, giving him a unique perspective on what it takes to commercialize and scale this class of technologies.