Jon Koomey

Research Fellow, Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University

All energy technologies have risks. It’s how we manage those risks that allows us to go on with our lives and use these different technologies to accomplish the goals that we have.

Jon Koomey understands that institutional innovation is a vital partner to technological innovation. After earning a Ph.D. from the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley, he continued working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for a total of 20 years. As a Research Fellow at the Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance at Stanford, his research is focused on finding the means to unleash the power of data, technology, and innovation to help with today’s pressing energy goals.

Koomey is the author of Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving and eight other books. He is currently a Consulting Professor at Stanford University.

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