Conner Prochaska serves as the U.S. Department of Energy’s Chief Commercialization Officer and as Director of DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT), where he is responsible for increasing the impact of commercialization activities across the multi-billion-dollar DOE R&D complex. Prior to OTT, Prochaska served as Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff at ARPA-E. Before DOE, Prochaska was Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at a public investment fund. He also served as an Intelligence Officer in the United States Navy. Prochaska earned his J.D. at The George Washington University School of Law and his B.A. at Texas A&M University.