Maria is the Chief Innovation Officer at Verv. Verv unlocks unique energy insights from the home using an AI hub. With the aim of cutting carbon emissions, Verv is also bringing to life a peer-based green electricity sharing platform on the blockchain in London. Maria is a global keynote speaker and advocate of women in tech. For the third year in a row, she has been nominated as one of the top 100 most influential women in UK tech. Previously she worked for NASDAQ data acquisition specialist National Instruments where she was responsible for a multi-million pound sales territory across a range of industries from Aerospace and Defence to Consumer Electronics. She holds an MEng degree in Electrical Engineering.