jon-daggerhartFounder: Jon Daggerhart

Site: Efficiency Lab

The Lowdown: Software for the energy sector

Awesomeness: Serves more than 80 percent of the world’s active nuclear plants

Efficiency Lab is an industry leader creating software solutions for some of the largest energy providers, as well as companies like NACCO Industries (NYSE: NC). Efficiency Lab monitors and analyzes massive amounts of data, then designs tools to optimize operational efficiency, safety, and clean energy production for the nuclear, electric and energy transmission industries.