Gurmeet Naroola is a seasoned entrepreneur, executive, and author, having held key positions at SunPower, Apple, Sanmina, and Panasonic in business development, quality, global operations, and customer management. He currently heads Strategy and Business Development for GenZe, a manufacturer of zero-emission personal transportation devices. Gurmeet has enabled more than $100 million in revenue and business growth for electric vehicle and solar technology firms, drawing on his professional experience and executive connections in emerging markets and high-growth segments in over 25 countries. His most recent business deals include Costco, Lyft, SPIN, Doordash, Postmates ChargeIT, Tata and Mahindra. He is a recipient of an export achievement award from the US Department of Commerce and a Quality Excellence award from Apple. Gurmeet has also authored three well-known business books, including The Entrepreneurial Connection: East Meets West in the Silicon Valley. Gurmeet has executive education from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, an MS in interdisciplinary engineering from SJSU, and a BE in mechanical engineering from Manipal Institute (India).