Daryl-Lynn Roberts, TreasurerVice President, Visage Energy Corporation
As Vice President of Business Development at Visage Energy, Daryl-Lynn Roberts is responsible for developing and cultivating new business opportunities as well as relationships with energy companies and technology developers. Most notably, she manages the clean energy technology-consulting group focused on assisting technology developers in accelerating commercialization/ deployment of technologies (e.g. Microgrid, Energy Storage, Grid Modeling, Preferred Resources, and Carbon Capture & Storage). She assisted in cultivating a strategic alliance with SRI to collaborate on multiple technology projects. She also develops technology commercialization plans that address technical issues (e.g., a roadmap for the scale-up of technologies) and external engagement plans to outline an optimal technology transfer pathway.
While at Moore Clayton and Company, she spearheaded research on emerging technologies in the Energy and Media sector. The research was used by Managing Directors in conducting due diligence on the market potential of an industry sector. While at Vernier Networks, she led cross-functional teams comprised of engineering, sales, and marketing responsible for managing beta customers prior to product launch and additional customers acquired post-launch.
2004-current Vice President of Business Development Visage Energy
2002-2004 Private Equity Financial Analyst Moore Clayton & Company
2002-2001 Program Manager Vernier Networks
2001-2000 Assistant Product Manager Zaplet
2001-2000 Teaching Assistant of Engineering Stanford University
2001-2000 Fellow, Mayfield Stanford University
Education and Training
Daryl-Lynn received her Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in 2004. In 2002, she received her Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University where her primary emphasis was Entrepreneurship. During this time she also participated in the Mayfield Fellows Program, a highly competitive program limited to twelve Stanford engineering students per year geared to expose participants to entrepreneurship as well as the venture capital industry. In 2000, she completed her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.
2000 B.S. Industrial Engineering Stanford University
2002 M.S. Management Science & Engineering Stanford University
2004 Masters in Business Administration Harvard Business School
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Johnson, W., O’Brien, K., Roberts, D., “Commercialization of Carbon Capture and Storage Technology Through Public-Private Partnerships: A Strategic Approach to Enable Regional and International Deployment,” Air Quality, 2006
O’ Brien, K., Johnson, W., and Roberts, D., “The Carbon Capture Market: What is the Real Potential?” Natural Gas Electricity (2011)