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Ory Zik

‎Founder at Greenometry


Areas of Expertise:

Clean Energy, Electric Vehicles, Energy Efficiency, GHGs, R&D, Renewables, Solar, Transportation, Water

Additional Areas of Expertise:

Environmental behavior Quantifying environmental impact

Ory has a unique career that brings together business, science, and purpose. Before founding Greenometry, he was the VP of Analytics at Lux Research, assisting research teams and clients in various areas such as sustainability, resiliency and resource consumption, especially with respect to distributed generation and exposure to price volatility of energy and water. Ory has a deep entrepreneurial and environmental background. In 2010, he founded Zik Energy Points Inc., a leader in quantitative metrics, data and analytics for environmental impact. The company was acquired by Lux Research in the beginning of 2015.

Prior to Energy Points, Ory was the founding CEO of HelioFocus Inc. HelioFocus develops solar thermal solutions to augment conventional power plants. Ory led the company as CEO from 2007 to 2010 and currently serves on its board of directors. Prior to HelioFocus, Ory was the founding CEO of QuantomiX Inc., which he led as CEO from 2000 to 2006. The company was the first to visualize cells and tissues in their native wet state using an electron microscope. It was sold to El-Mul Technologies in 2006.

Ory holds a B.Sc. (cum laude) in Physics and Mathematics from Tel Aviv University and an M.Sc. (cum laude) and Ph.D. in Physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, where he received the National Amos De Shalit Physics prize. He holds worldwide patents and has extensive experience in founding startups based on university innovations (Weizmann Institute, Stanford, Harvard, Boston University and Purdue).

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