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Matt Sparks

Founder & CEO
Carbon Zip

Matt Sparks is the founder and CEO of Carbon Zip, a startup that plugs abandoned oil & gas wells to prevent methane emissions from contributing to climate change. Sparks also worked as an executive at an energy storage startup and many other companies. He’s spoken at SXSW 4 times, including a presentation on energy storage at SXSW 2021. He’s invented rock climbing equipment and co-invented a smart bird feeder. He has a BA in English Literature and an MBA in Entrepreneurship. When he’s not writing sci-fi or playing board games in his home city of Austin, Texas, he’s exploring how new technologies are changing how we think, move, and live.

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Events featuring Matt Sparks
Events featuring Matt Sparks