Dr. Lidija Sekaric manages the SunShot Initiative’s Technology to Market Program. Her team’s portfolios span business incubation programs for start-ups, technology commercialization pathways, innovation in manufacturing, cost analysis, and strategic programs and analysis. Prior to joining SunShot, she served as a senior advisor in the Office of the Under Secretary of Energy and as a technical and market advisor on some of the world’s largest distributed solar generation projects. Prior to joining the Energy Department (DOE), Dr. Sekaric conducted research in nanoscale science and engineering; her accomplishments include developing record-setting devices in nano-photonics, electronics, nanomechanics and sensors. She has over 40 scientific publications and holds 23 U.S. patents. Dr. Sekaric received her Ph.D. and M.S. in Applied Physics from Cornell University and her A.B. from Bryn Mawr College.