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Lukas Hackl is the co-founder and CEO of Aepnus Technology, a company focused on producing carbon-neutral commodity chemicals. Aepnus’ advanced electrolysis process evolved out of Hackl’s Ph.D. research on electrochemical water desalination that he carried out at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Prior to that work, he received a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from ETH Zurich. Hackl is deeply passionate about climate change mitigation coupled with entrepreneurship.