Unreasonable Fellows

Catherine Von Burg

Chief Executive Officer and President at SimpliPhi Power

Catherine is an Unreasonable Fellow. Catherine has participated in 2 programs, including Unreasonable Impact Americas 2018.
Catherine Von Burg is President and CEO of SimpliPhi Power, a technology company that designs and manufactures intelligent, non-toxic, efficient, energy-dense storage and management systems. Her career spans a diverse portfolio of strategic planning, policy development, executive management, and multidisciplinary team building in the fields of biomedical engineering and research, health and human services and environmental conservation. Committed to the transformation of the power grid and creating universal access to clean energy by leveraging distributed energy storage solutions, she has published white papers and spearheaded national program, policy and business-driven initiatives with organizations such as Pew Charitable Trusts, Rockefeller Institute, Columbia University, NY March of Dimes Foundation, John Hopkins School of Biomedical Engineering, Wilderness Education Association and First 5 Commission of California. Catherine graduated from Columbia University in New York and holds a Master’s degree from The University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy.