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Kim Baker

Senior Director of Innovation

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Kim works directly with Elemental Excelerator’s water portfolio companies and partners. With over a decade of experience in launching and growing technology and organizational platforms rooted in sustainable impact, she helps our portfolio companies co-design and implement successful projects, as well as scale their solutions. In addition to guiding our portfolio companies, Kim works alongside municipalities, corporates, and investors in the water and industrial sectors, expanding Elemental Excelerator’s work in the sectors through collaboration with multi-dimensional stakeholders and fundraising and acquisition opportunities for Elemental’s portfolio companies.

Prior to Elemental Excelerator

Kim launched and led a fast-growing drinking water product line for a growth-stage company, acquired by UGSI Solutions. She co-founded a venture in industrial wastewater treatment, completing multiple capital raises and winning awards on behalf of the company. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Kim was a consultant on a variety of public-sector projects including the expansion of citywide Green Business Programs, energy transmission projects in San Francisco, and early adoption of California’s Greenhouse Gas reporting initiative.

Kim’s formal education includes an MBA in Sustainable Management and a BS in Environmental Engineering.

Outside of the office

Kim enjoys adventure travel with her family and everything that the outdoors has to offer!