Eitan Hochster

Director of Business Development at Lumos Global
MBA, Yale School of Management, 2016 Master of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, 2016

Eitan is Director of Business Development at Lumos Global. At Yale, Eitan focused on environmental entrepreneurship and conducted research for New York State on new business models for financing electric vehicle chargers. Eitan also launched GreenLight, an innovation workshop series for businesses to work with Yale students to tackle pressing real world problems at the intersection of business and the environment. In 2015, Eitan was a product manager intern for EnergySavvy, a company that provides energy efficiency software for utilities. The previous summer, he was a summer associate at the Connecticut Green Bank, working with the finance team. Prior to Yale, Eitan spent four years at Invus Financial Advisors, a $1.5B family office private equity firm, focusing on clean energy and greentech investments. At IFA, Eitan looked at investments ranging from energy storage to waterless urinals. Eitan graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, majoring in Economics and History. At Wash U, he researched the economics of international water rights disputes.

Authored Articles

Financing Electric Vehicle Markets in New York and Other States

The article below is the executive summary of a research report published by Clean Energy Finance Forum at Yale Center for Business and the Environment. Financing Electric Vehicle Markets in New York and Other States by Marissa Galizia and Eitan Hochster The process of sowing the seeds of electric vehicle infrastructure - and thereby creating a backbone of charging stations that can support these vehicles - is still in its infancy. This report outlines the technologies and business models necessary to ramp up growth in the electric vehicle (EV) market in the United States. It also explores the relationship between...