She’s worked for NASA. She’s got an ingenious way to charge your cell phone. Now she’s getting compared to Elon Musk.
Meredith Perry, a 25-year-old graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, was the subject of a recent Fortune profile which focused on her company uBeam. The Santa Monica, Calif.-based company aims to help people drop the cords and charge their smartphones at a distance. It counts Mark Cuban (Shark Tank), Shawn Fanning (the Napster guy) and Marissa Mayer (CEO of