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Executive Vice President, Policy and Planning of Chevron

Rhonda Zygocki sees value in a national conversation about energy efficiency, if only to educate people about daily energy waste. As Vice President of Policy and Planning for...
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President of the Environmental Defense Fund

Fred Krupp is comforted by the abundance of hope he sees, but knows that the vital step is action. As President of the Environmental Defense Fund, Krupp is widely recognized...
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Co-founder and Co-CEO, Sunrun

Edward Fenster appreciates that the true advantage of residential solar is the absence of expensive, industrial transmission lines. As Co-founder and Co-CEO of Sunrun,...
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Managing Director, California Clean Energy Fund

Danny Kennedy sees solar as the job creation engine of America. As the Managing Director of CalCEF, Kennedy guides the family of collaborating non-profit organizations to...
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Co-Founder and CEO, SolarCity

Lyndon Rive regards residential solar as the key to stabilizing the energy grid. As Co-founder and CEO of SolarCity, Rive works towards making clean energy available to...
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Principal, Blu Skye

Glen Low understands that the marriage of business rationale and moral values creates lasting change. As a Senior Advisor at Blu Skye, Low helps companies establish a...
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Lead Senior Economist, Environmental Defense Fund

Gernot Wagner has confidence that a union of bottom-up action and top-down policy will drive lasting change. As lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund,...
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Lead Researcher, Cool Climate Network

Christopher Jones sees Californians making a really important collective contribution to the environment. As Lead Researcher for the Cool Climate Network, Jones' primary...
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Former Chairman and CEO, GM

Ed Whitacre thinks that companies have a responsibility to work on new technologies. As former CEO of General Motors, Whitacre took America’s biggest corporate failure and...
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Author, High Tide on Main Street

John Englander sees the coastline moving inland for the first time in thousands of years as the story that will put sea-level rise the attention it deserves. As the author of...
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Product Manager, Weather Underground

Angela Fritz believes the solution is empowering people to take action. As product manager for Weather Underground, Fritz creates new and innovative products that let weather...
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Chair, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission

Zachary Wasserman anticipates that the next step for the Bay Area will be protecting the built environment and its most vulnerable communities. As Chair of the San Francisco...
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Executive Director, Association of the Bay Area Governments

As the Executive Director of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), Rapport oversees the organization’s programs, serving as a liaison with the region’s elected...
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Partner and Political Strategist, Fabiani & Lehane

Christopher Lehane sees the economic impact of climate change as the common ground between industries. As a Partner and Political Strategist at Fabiani & Lehane, Lehane...
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President and COO, Sunset Development

Alex Mehran sees the need to create dense, transit-oriented nodes in the suburbs to help fix the problem of long-term sprawl. As President and COO of Sunset Development,...
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Senior Managing Director, Tishman Speyer

Carl Shannon sees creating vibrant, dense communities as one of the most important things developers can do. As Senior Managing Director of Tishman Speyer, Shannon is...
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President and CEO, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association

Gabriel Metcalf thinks the sharing economy is a powerful trend towards using goods more efficiently. As President and CEO of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research...
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Director of Urban Design and Planning at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Ellen Lou recognizes that there is more market value in going green. As Director of Urban Design and Planning at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Lou is particularly...
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Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley

Dr. Jiang Lin is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. Dr. Lin's research is focused on...
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Professor, School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University

TJ Glauthier is adamant about the need for more transparency when it comes to fracking. As the former Deputy U.S. Secretary of Energy, Glauthier serves as an advisor to...

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