Author Archive for: Tony Seba
About Tony Seba
Tony Seba is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Disruption and Clean Energy at Stanford University, a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur and author of “Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation – How Silicon Valley Will Make Oil, Nuclear, Natural Gas, Coal, Electric Utilities and Conventional Cars Obsolete by 2030”, “Solar Trillions – 7 Market and Investment Opportunities in the Emerging Clean-Energy Economy” and “Winner Takes All – 9 Fundamental Rules of High Tech Strategy“.
His work focuses on clean energy, entrepreneurship, market disruption, and the exponential technology trends and business model innovations that are leading to the disruption of the world’s major industries, such as energy, transportation, infrastructure, finance, and manufacturing. He is a thought leader, entrepreneur, educator, author, keynote speaker, executive, consultant and business architect.
Entries by Tony Seba
I’m happy to say that the Korean version of my book “Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation” has been published by Kyobo Book Centre, Korea’s largest bookseller. Here’s the link to the book on Kyobo’s website: I mentioned in a previous post that there has been incredible interest in the Clean Disruption of Energy and […]
The solar disruption is accelerating. I spent last week in Shanghai, where I attended the SNEC PV Power Expo 2015 and had the opportunity to meet with a number of global solar executives in China. Here are a few highlights and thoughts from the show. 1- Solar PV costs going down fast. Solar PV production […]
The solar industry is starting to believe. Solar is a disruptive technology and, when combined with other disruptive technologies such as electric vehicles and self-driving cars it will disrupt the energy infrastructure. PV Magazine interviewed me about the Clean Disruption, the future of energy and the role that solar PV is playing in that […]
The world has been abuzz about the recent Toyota (NYSE: TM) announcement that the company opened up licensing of its 5,680 HFCV patents (although only until 2020.) By taking a page from the Tesla playbook, Toyota is hoping to encourage an ecosystem of fuel cell suppliers and hydrogen fueling stations. Is this the last hurrah […]
I’m happy to say that the Korean translation of my book “Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation” will be published by Kyobo Book Centre, Korea’s largest bookseller. There has been incredible interest in the Clean Disruption in South Korea. Chosun TV aired a show on national television last July where the Clean Disruption was prominently […]
I had the pleasure of participating in The Global Leaders Forum 2014 in Seoul, Korea as a speaker and moderator. The main keynote speaker on day 1 (Nov 19th) Technion Professor Dan Schechtman who won the Nobel Prize in 2011 for his discovery of ‘quasicrystals’. I then talked about the Clean Disruption of Energy and […]
For the second time this fall I was invited by J.P.Morgan to give a keynote about the Clean Disruption of Energy and Transportation. This time, I spoke at J.P.Morgan’s 2nd Annual “Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in Asia” which took place Nov 17-18, 2014 in Hong Kong. A noteworthy point to make is that […]
Since the 1970’s Solar PV has improved unit costs by 1,000 times relative to Nuclear! Take a look at the embedded powerpoint. 1) Since the 1970’s the unit cost of new solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has improved by a factor of 100. That is, the dollar cost per watt, has dropped from about $65 per […]
This week I was interviewed by Warren Olney on his National Public Radio (NPR) show “To The Point” about the future of solar. The other guests on the show were: Ethan Zindler, Head of Americas and Head of Policy, Bloomberg New Energy Finance Eric Wessof, Senior Analyst, Greentech Media Severin Borenstein, Professor of Economics and […]