2016 Speakers

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Diana Adams
Solar Installation Supervisor
GRID Alternatives
Nick Akins
Chairman, President and CEO
American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP)
Feng An
Executive Director
US-China Clean Tech Center
David Arison
Vice President of Global Business Relations
Roger Ballentine
Founder and President
Green Strategies, Inc.
Brendan Bechtel
President and COO
Bechtel Group, Inc.
Afsaneh Beschloss
Founder and CEO
The Rock Creek Group
Ben Bixby
Director, Energy and Enterprise
Nest Labs
Gabe Blanchet
Co-founder and CEO
Chris Brown
Vestas-American Wind Technology, Inc.
Bill Brown
Co-founder; 8 Rivers Capital; Chief Executive Officer
NetPower, LLC
Chris Buddin
Global Head, Clean Technology and Renewables (CTR) Group
Goldman Sachs
Matt Carr
Executive Director
Algae Biomass Organization
Jean Case
Chairman, National Geographic Society; Chief Executive Officer
The Case Foundation
Kaye Ceille
Bryan Christy
Chief Correspondent and Founder, Special Investigations Unit National Geographic
National Geographic
Steven Chu
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
Stanford University
James Connaughton
President and CEO
Nautilus Data Technology
David Crane
Former President and CEO
NRG Energy
Tom Cridland
Chief Executive Officer
Tom Cridland
Peter Davidson
Co-founder and CEO
Aligned Intermediary
Paul DeLong
Chief Executive Officer
car2go NA, LLC
Dan Doctoroff
Chief Executive Officer
Sidewalk Labs
Stephan Dolezalek
Managing Director
Resourcient Capital Partners
Brian Dumaine
Senior Editor at Large, Co-chair, Brainstorm E
Tony Earley
Chairman, President and CEO
PG&E Corp.
Nicholas Moore Eisenberger
Pure Energy Partners
Peter Eisenberger
Co-founder and CTO
Global Thermostat LLC
Katie Fehrenbacher
Senior Writer and Co-chair, Brainstorm E
Bill Ford
Executive Chairman
Ford Motor Co.
Josh Freed
Vice President, Clean Energy Program
Third Way
Robin Gilthorpe
Chief Executive Officer
WaterSmart Software
Suzanne Ginestro
Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, C-Fresh
Campbell Soup Co.
Kate Gordon
Vice Chair, Climate and Sustainable Urbanization
Paulson Institute
Hugh Grant <small>(HC)</small>
Chairman and CEO
Jeremy Grantham
Co-founder and Chief Investment Strategist
Ilan Gur
Founding Director
Cyclotron Road
Sheeraz Haji
Managing Partner
zipdragon ventures
Michael Hart
President and CEO
Sierra Energy
Hal Harvey
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Innovation : Policy and Technology LLC
Stefan Heck
Co-founder and CEO, NAUTO; Consulting Professor, Precourt Institute for Energy
Stanford University
Davida Herzl
Co-founder and CEO
Jennifer Holmgren
Chief Executive Officer
Steve Howard
Chief Sustainability Officer
IKEA Group
Eric Ingersoll
Chief Executive Officer
Energy Options Network
Simon Irish
Chief Executive Officer
Terrestrial Energy
Scott Jacobs
Co-founder and CEO
Generate Capital
Ron Jarvis
Vice President, Merchandising and Environmental Innovation
The Home Depot, Inc.
Lynn Jurich
Co-founder and CEO
Sunrun, Inc.
Andy Karsner
Managing Partner, Emerson Collective ; Space Cowboy, Google X; Precourt Energy Scholar
Stanford University
Susan Kennedy
Founder and CEO
Advanced Microgrid Solutions
Danny Kennedy
Managing Director
California Clean Energy Fund
Rik Kirkland
Partner, Global Publishing
McKinsey & Company
Beth Kowitt
Senior Writer and Co-chair, MPW Next Gen
TK Kurien
Executive Vice Chairman
Wipro Limited
Alex Laskey
Co-founder and President
Chuck Leavell
Director of Environmental Affairs and Co-founder
Mother Nature Network
Michal Lev-Ram
Senior Writer and Co-chair MPW Next Gen and Brainstorm TECH
Nate Lewis
George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology
Paul Lightfoot
Chief Executive Officer
BrightFarms Inc.
Andrew Liveris
President, Chairman, and CEO
The Dow Chemical Co.
Jessica Lovering
Director of Energy Research
Breakthrough Institute
Adam Lowry
Ripple Foods
Glenn Lurie
President and CEO
AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations
Suz Mac Cormac
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Erica Mackie
Co-founder and CEO
GRID Alternatives
Dhiraj Malkani
Investment Director
Heiner Markhoff
President and CEO, Water and Distributed Power
GE Power
Cesar Martinell
Barcelona Housing Systems
Lee McIntire
Chief Executive Officer
Kathleen McLaughlin
Senior Vice President, Sustainability
J.P. McNeill
Co-founder and CEO
Renovate America
Jens Meyerhoff
Chief Commercialization Office
Tri Alpha Energy
Molly Morse
Co-founder and CEO
Mango Materials, Inc.
Alan Murray
Kimbal Musk
The Kitchen
Carlo Napoli
Head of Open Innovation Culture and Project Portfolio
Enel S.p.A
Michael Northrop
Program Director, Sustainable Development
Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Brian O'Keefe
International Editor and Co-chair, Brainstorm E
Bob Perciasepe
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Bea Perez
Chief Sustainability Officer
The Coca-Cola Company
Nancy Pfund
Founder and Managing Partner
DBL Partners
Dickon Pinner
McKinsey & Company
Eric Pooley
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Communications
Environmental Defense Fund
Brook Porter
Partner, Green Growth Fund
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Dan Primack
Senior Editor, Fortune.com and Co-chair, Brainstorm TECH
Diane Regas
Executive Director
Environmental Defense Fund
Dan Reicher
Executive Director, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance
Stanford University
Jennifer Reingold
Editor at Large and Co-chair, MPW Summit
Bill Ritter
Founder and Director, Center for the New Energy Economy
Colorado State University
Theodore Roosevelt IV
Chairman, Cleantech Initiative and Managing Director, Investment Banking
David Sandalow
Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy
Columbia University
William Sarni
Director and Practice Leader, Water Strategy; Social Impact Services
Deloitte Consulting
Allan Schurr
Edison Energy
Jason Scott
Managing Partner and Co-founder
Encourage Capital
Swapnil Shah
Co-founder and CEO
FirstFuel Software
Andrew L. Shapiro
Founder and Partner
Broadscale Group
Michael Shellenberger
Founder and President
Environmental Progress
Suzanne Shelton
President and CEO
Shelton Group
Tom Soto
Managing Director
The TCW Group, Inc.
Eric Spiegel
President and CEO
Siemens USA
Marty Spitzer
Director, U.S. Climate and Renewable Energy Policy
World Wildlife Fund
Lee Stein
Founder and Chairman
Prize Capital, LLC
Michael Sullivan
Global Solutions Sales Leader, Smarter Water Management Solutions
Maryrose Sylvester
President and CEO
Current, powered by GE
Letha Tawney
Director of Utility Innovation
World Resources Institute
James Tong
Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Grid Consulting
Steve Vassallo
General Partner
Foundation Capital
Ryan Wartena
Co-founder and CEO
Bill Weihl
Director of Sustainability
George Whitesides
Chief Executive Officer
Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company
Henri Winand
Chief Executive Officer
Intelligent Energy
John M. Woolard
Vice President, Energy
Abe Yokell
RockPort Capital Partners