Christie Howe is a MBA student at the Berkeley Haas School of Business focused on disruptive clean energy technologies. Christie has held sales, marketing and project management roles in the public and private energy sectors. Christie worked at a commercial energy intelligence startup, FirstFuel Software, where she was in charge of building the company's sales operations group to manage sales proposals, account and deal support, and business development strategy. Prior to FirstFuel, Christie worked for four years at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center developing progressive policy and programs to support renewable energy projects. Christie is Co-President of Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC).