Renee Pirrong is the head of strategy at Tellurian, an integrated global liquefied natural gas (LNG) company co-founded by Charif Souki and Martin Houston. Renee started her career as a research analyst at Cheniere Energy. She previously worked as a business associate at Chicago-based tech startup Uptake, named Forbes’ Hottest New Startup in 2015. Renee is a published author in the Journal of Economic Affairs (2011) and holds a master’s degree in international affairs from the George Bush School at Texas A&M. She graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in economics.