A short bio.
Bret Kugelmass is a technology entrepreneur previously best known for his work pioneering autonomous flight technology. In 2017, his dedication towards solving climate and energy challenges led to the founding of the Energy Impact Center, a Washington DC-based research institute, with a focus on climate restoration and special expertise in nuclear energy. They first made waves in launching the Titans of Nuclear podcast, which became seen as a transformative resource for nuclear advocacy and communication across the industry. Subsequent thought leadership includes Bret keynoting over a dozen energy conferences, the videos of which have amassed nearly 4 Million views on YouTube across 150 countries. Through the OPEN100 platform, EIC continues to demonstrate technical leadership and business innovation, in bringing together dozens of leading nuclear institutions from around the world. Bret’s personal goal and leadership of the Energy Impact Center aims for nothing short of bringing nuclear energy to never before realized heights to enable rapid decarbonization and energy access for all.