Nick Goldsmith grew up in Ithaca, NY before graduating in mathematics from Brown University. He continued on to graduate school in Montreal – at Ecole Nationale de Cirque – where he received a degree in circus arts. For the last eight years Nick has been the sole proprietor of an entertainment business, performing worldwide as Nicholas Flair, award-winning juggler. In 2008, Nick rediscovered his interest in energy issues and decided to enroll for a Masters degree in Energy Management at New York Institute of Technology. He will start in Fall 2009.