09/14 – 06/16 MS in Technology & Policy @ MIT – Cambridge, MA
08/10 – 05/14 BS in Civil Engineering @ Loyola Marymount University – Los Angeles, CA
08/06 – 06/10 High School @ Mountain View High School – Meridian, ID
08/16 – present Corporate Strategy Associate @ Flex – San Jose, CA
06/15 – 05/16 Graduate RA & TA @ MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative – Cambridge, MA
06/15 – 02/16 Intern @ Clean Energy Venture Group – Cambridge, MA
11/15 – 01/16 Fellow at Aligned Intermediary – Remote
10/10 – 05/14 Undergraduate Research Assistant @ Loyola Marymount – Los Angeles, CA
05/13 – 08/13 Sustainable Operations & Compliance Intern @ U.S. EPA – Denver, CO
06/12 – 08/12 NSF Engineering Research Intern @ Clarkson University – Potsdam, NY
06/15 – 05/16 Sustainability-Oriented Innovation, early-stage and capital-intensive clean technology financing and development
01/13 – 05/14 Modeling, predicting, and mapping the risk of pre-harvest aflatoxin contamination in U.S. corn and peanuts due to climate change (Matlab)
06/12 – 08/12 Predicting the removal of organic contaminants by nanofiltration during water reuse applications (Matlab & Lab)
10/11 – 04/12 Energy storage in multi-functional nanoparticle dispersions (Lab)
10/11 – 12/11 Modeling crocodilian populations using delay differential equations (Matlab)
Nolet, S., Jay, J., Gonzalez, S. Unlocking Capital for Sustainability-Oriented Ventures: 7 Key Lessons for Entrepreneurs. Sloan Sustainability Initiative. 2016.
Gonzalez S. On Creating Cleantech Confluences. MIT Libraries. May 2016.
Jay, J., Gonzalez, S., Gerard, M., Swibel, M. Sustainability-Oriented Innovation Series. Sloan Management Review. November 2015 – January 2016.
Gonzalez, S. Plutarch’s Alexander: an Endorsement of Platonism and Living as a Philosopher. Academic Leadership Journal. May 2013.
Gonzalez, S. ProNatureFitness: Unlocking Radiant Health Through Smart Exercise. Amazon and Smashwords. January 2013.
Skills & Other Training
Language: English (fluent), Spanish (fluent)
- Customer development (warm & cold calling, interviewing, design thinking)
- Financial modeling (income proforma, valuation, synergies)
- Market research (competition, customers, technology, growth drivers)
- Storylining (pitch decks, exec presentations)
Certifications: MIT Sloan Sustainability Certificate
Honors & Achievements
o LMU Summa Cum Laude (Class of 2014 size ~1500)
o LMU Jerome K. Doolan Endowed Engineering Award (1 award for LMU class of 2014)
o Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honors Society)
o 12’-14’ EPA GRO Fellowship (1 of 40 nationwide)
o LMU Presidential Citation (1 of 19 for LMU class of 2014)
o Alpha Sigma Nu (Jesuit Honors Society)
o 12’-14’ NOAA Hollings Fellowship (1 of 115 nationwide)
o Ronald E. McNair & LMU Honors Program Scholar
o LA County Sanitation Districts Undergraduate Environmental Engineering Fellowship