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2023 Cleantech Panelist Speaker

Bennet Waters

President and CEO

NC Innovation


With almost 25 years of senior leadership experience, Bennet transforms strategic priorities into measurable results. He has held executive roles in Fortune 500 and privately-held companies, and in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Bennet has a proven record of creating stakeholder value, having led three companies to successful liquidity events. He has also served on the faculty at Boston University, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.