Katherine Gao

Graduated from Brown University with a degree in Economics and Sociology in 2017. Katherine is the founder and Executive Director of Trina Capital, a venture capital fund that invests in early stage business with a focus on technology, education and consumption. Katherine is also the secretary to the chairman of Trina Solar, the world leading company of solar modules and smart solar solutions. Katherine is a Global Shaper of the World Economics Forum, and she is also actively involved in social causes, including being the founder of Co-link Environmental Agency, the deputy secretary general of Eco Forum Global's Urban and Enterprise Committee, and the co-founder of Women in Renewables Asia.

About Trina Solar

Founded in 1997, Trina Solar Co., Ltd (“Trina Solar”), one of the earliest Chinese solar companies listed on the NYSE, is the leading total solution provider for solar energy around the world. By the end of 2017, Trina Solar had delivered more than 32 GW solar modules worldwide, which makes Trina the world’s largest solar module supplier. As the global leader in providing total solar energy solutions, Trina Solar first launched the Energy IoT brand, and is now aiming to be the global leader of the Energy Internet of Things.