Nneka leads Elemental’s energy vertical and supports our energy portfolio companies on their path to scale, leveraging her experience incorporating innovation and new technology into PG&E and NextEra. With a clear understanding of customer needs and operational constraints, Nneka helps entrepreneurs with grid-tied solutions find opportunities to scale impact.
Prior to Elemental Excelerator, Nneka brought creativity and design thinking to PG&E’s Customer Care team working to digitize the customer experience, and before that, on portfolio and resource management for gas and electric operations. She also worked at NextEra Energy Resources in Florida in a variety of finance functions including project valuation, mergers and acquisitions, and energy trading.
Nneka is a Bay Area native that lived around the country before coming home to California. She received a Bachelors in Finance from Hampton University, a Masters of Finance with Energy Specialization from Tulane University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.