Steve Champlin, President, Thermolite
President of Thermolite since 2012 based in South Bend Indiana. Thermolite designs and builds specialty glazing systems used in retrofitting government and large commercial buildings. Owner and operator of small cap manufacturing businesses based in Indiana since 1996. MBA Universtiy of Notre Dame / Masters in Systems Engineering Case Western Reserve University / BS in Physics from the University of Arizona.
Sven Mumme, Technology Manager, Building Envelope, U.S. Department of Energy
Sven Mumme is a Technology Manager in the Building Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy. In this role he manages the Envelope sub-program within the Emerging Technologies (ET) Program. He also leads the BTO's Technology-to-Market Initiative, Small-Business Vouchers Program, and Small Business Innovation Research Program. Mumme originally joined the Department of Energy in 2012 as an ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Advisor, where he helped transition breakthrough energy technologies from lab to market. He was responsible for leading the commercialization strategy for the Methane Opportunities for Vehicular Energy (MOVE) program and a variety of building energy efficiency, energy storage, and gas to liquids projects from the Open 2012 and OPEN 2015 programs. Prior to joining DOE, Mumme worked for the specialty chemicals and materials company W.R. Grace from 2006 to 2012. Mumme earned a B.S. with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.