Samuel Abbay, Co-Founder and Co-CEO
Samuel is a systems thinker. He develops solutions by analyzing a problem from many different angles. The impacts of both the problems and potential solutions are important when making his decision. Samuel is an expert in thermal engineering, mechanical theory, and energy efficiency. At CLA he also works on sustainability strategy, complex energy analyses, and project management. Samuel has a passion for technology. He keeps up on the latest developments understands how they can improve sustainability performance, especially when it comes to data centers. He applies his expertise and passion to guide our clients towards both big picture and tactical solutions.
Earlier in his career Samuel worked in aerospace as a thermal engineer contracting for NRL, NASA, Boeing and others. He transitioned to Silicon Valley simultaneously managing various projects at Nvidia as well as the engineering teams. Samuel earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and a M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.