Jeff Byron

Vice Chair, Clean Tech Open

As the Vice Chair of CleanTech Open, Jeff Byron aims to find, fund and foster entrepreneurs with big ideas that address today’s most urgent energy, environmental and economic challenges. He draws from his more than 35 years of experience in emerging energy technologies, customer requirements, and energy policy. Over that time he has held a variety of positions, from being a member of The Band of Angels, Silicon Valley's oldest seed funding organization, to holding an executive position at NRG Energy.

He co-founded BrightLine Energy, a distributed energy provider, and was Energy Director at Oracle Corporation. He received a B.S. and M.S. from Stanford University.



Innovation Power

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Nuclear Power: Setting Sun?

April 8, 2011
This panel agrees that nuclear power, despite offering the promise of carbon-free electricity and safer next-generation reactors, is challenged by...