Speaker: Girard Newkirk – Discussing blockchain technology and renewable energy. Giving perspective on how a renewable energy based future can remove barriers to energy access, empower millions and create a dynamic green economy.
Girard Newkirk is Founder and CEO of KWHCoin. A green technology company with a mission to connect the over 1.2 billion people around the world that are off grid to renewable electricity. Before founding KWHCoin in 2017, Girard Newkirk was Vice President for Macys in the Bay Area/Silicon Valley Market. KWHCoin won the Regional Startup World Cup Championship in Nairobi, Kenya in 2018 and the company has developed blockchain courses for Cape Fear Community College. Girard is a social entrepreneur and measures success on social impact as well as profits.