Rahul Chopra

Senior Advisor, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

At Lawrence Berkeley, Rahul is a Sr. Advisor where he focuses on energy technologies, new business ideas and models, and strategic alliances across the energy area. In addition, he is a partner at Ventus Partners and Grid Edge Ventures and serves on the Boards of multiple private and public companies. Rahul works closely with the leading venture and PE firms as an advisor in diverse industries that span energy, wireless, and healthcare infrastructures. Having founded 2 high-tech startups and raised over $200M in capital, and over $1Billion in transactions, Rahul has over 20 years of financial, transactions, corporate development and strategy expertise in launching and growing disruptive high-tech businesses. Prior to startups, Rahul ran multiple hundred million dollar businesses at 3COM. Rahul is a graduate of Columbia, Berkeley, and Clemson universities.