Description of Duke School of Business Video: Building a strong team is a critical part of creating a successful startup. Jonathan Gindes ’03, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development at Affinergy Inc., returns to Duke to discuss the basics of team building.

Jonathan and his scientific co-founders (M. Grinstaff, D. Kenan) began working together in 2002 to form Affinergy while Jonathan pursued his M.B.A. at Fuqua. Jonathan developed Affinergy’s initial business strategy, negotiated the technology license from Duke University, and recruited a senior management team along with other scientific staff and business advisors.


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