Kārlis Vasarājs is the Co-Founder and EVP of Valent, an energy technology company. Concurrently Karlis is CEO of Imtex, an energy efficiency technology, recently securing $20 million in a funding round that included SABIC Ventures. He is a Board member and strategic advisor to multiple hydrogen and circular economy technology companies. As entrepreneurs, Karlis and his business partner have raised over $300 million leading to the successful commercialization of six clean technologies. He serves as Honorary Consul for Latvia in Southern Ontario and as Chair of the St. John’s Ev. Latvian Lutheran Church of Toronto Council. He holds a Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) in energy and environmental policy.