Eric Giler is the CEO of a new innovative company called WiTricity. WiTricity was founded by a team of MIT physicists trying to find a way to wirelessly share electricity from one item for another. Dissolving the need for cords and batteries and making energy consumption so much more efficient. The link below shows how the technology works and the benefits that such a technology can provide. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-tZf3NOhHzc
Eric Giler is a social entrepreneur because he has used his experience in the business world and as an entrepreneur to help a socially innovate company and idea get of the ground. He displays the qualities of comfortability with uncertainty, the ability to take risks when needed. He is proactive and driven in the cause and has done everything in his power to get WiTricity off the ground. WiTricity’s technology could pave the way to a world where we no longer need power cords, power lines, and harmful batteries to power our electronics. Allowing people that previously had no access to electricity, the ability to do so.