Sonita Lontoh

Head of Global Marketing, Trilliant

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Sonita Lontoh is the head of corporate marketing at Trilliant, a venture-backed smart grid company in Silicon Valley. She is a clean/green technology expert recognized on Wikipedia and is a frequent speaker and contributor on energy, clean tech, and women leadership topics for publications such as FORBES,FORTUNE, CNN, MIT Review, etc.

Sonita joined Trilliant from Grid Net, a clean tech company in San Francisco. Prior to that, she was a leader at PG&E Corporation, a Fortune 200 energy company with assets of more than $45 billion, serving more than 15 million customers in California, where she was involved with many of the company's strategic initiatives, including its carbon, renewable and smart energy technology solutions. Earlier in her career, Sonita spent a few years as a technology entrepreneur including co-founding a successful online game company serving the Greater China region and a stint in management consulting with Bain & Company. She earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and her Master of Engineering from MIT, where she was also cross-registered at the Harvard Business School. Sonita holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from UC Berkeley. Follow Sonita on Twitter @slontoh.