Chad Gallinat is the former co-coordinator of the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Global Lighting Challenge and Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative. Dr. Gallinat joined DOE in 2013 as a Science and Technology Policy Fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) where he had worked on a range of multilateral and bilateral energy efficiency efforts. Prior to joining DOE, he worked in both the private sector and at a national laboratory on research initiatives advancing semiconductor technologies relevant to a host of light-absorbing and light-emitting applications including LEDs for solid state lighting.