Founder and Chief Scientist
Saul Griffith is an engineer and inventor. He is the co-founder and Chief Scientist at Rewiring America, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting climate change and jump-starting the economy through widespread electrification. As Founder and Chief Scientist at Otherlab, an independent R&D lab, he helps government agencies and Fortune 500 companies understand energy infrastructure and deep decarbonization. He’s been a principal investigator and project lead on federally-funded research projects for agencies including NASA, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-e), National Science Foundation and United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM). He was awarded the MacArthur “Genius Grant” in 2007.