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David Kirtley, Co-Founder and CEO, Helion

David Kirtley, Co-Founder and CEO, Helion

David Kirtley is a co-founder and CEO of Helion, a company that aims to build the world’s first fusion power plant which will lead to improved access to clean energy for a better future. In a recent announcement, Microsoft has revealed that Helion will be providing the company fusion power starting in 2028. In this episode of "Behind the Tech with Kevin Scott", Kevin and David discuss David's early childhood and how he developed an interest in science, how he ventured into the field of fusion, his current role at Helion, and how the company is working towards building fusion generators to create zero-carbon electricity. This podcast is a great insight into Helion's work and how they are striving to create a cleaner world.

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Behind The Tech with Kevin Scott
Behind The Tech with Kevin Scott

Behind the Tech invites listeners to geek out with an amazing line-up of tech heroes who have made our modern world possible. Join Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officer Kevin Scott as he takes tech enthusiasts of all ages behind-the-scenes with innovators & pioneers. Find out what inspired them to create tech that has had an impact on the lives of developers & folks around the world.

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