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Alan K. Forbes
Mr. Forbes has launched and grown more than a dozen energy-related ventures during his 25-year tenure in the energy industry. His expertise spans advanced power generation systems, Internet security technologies, an energy industry portal, and monitoring and control systems. A desire to be an entrepreneur and private investor came after an impressive career including management positions with leading engineering firms including Fluor, Gibbs and Hill (acquired by Raytheon) and Kiewit. Leading cam .....more»

Independent Energy partners

2013-01-11: Emerging Energy Technologies

Baroness Bryony Katherine Worthington
She was born and grew up in Wales, and graduated in English literature at Queens' College, Cambridge, before joining Operation Raleigh as a fundraiser. In the mid 1990s, she worked for an environmental charity, and by 2000 had moved to work for Friends of the Earth as a climate change campaigner. She then worked for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, implementing public awareness campaigns and helping draft the Climate Change Bill, before becoming head of government relation .....more»

2012-06-15: Energy from Thorium

Connie Duckworth
onnie Duckworth founded ARZU, Inc. in 2004 and serves pro bono as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. She is a retired Partner and Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs, & Co., where she was named the first woman sales and trading partner in the firm’s history during her 20 year career. Ms. Duckworth is a Trustee of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and a Director of Russell Investment Group and of Steelcase, Inc. She serves on the Board of Overseers of the Wharton School in Philadelphi .....more»

Arzu Studio Hope

2012-12-21: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Afghanistan

Dafna Michaelson
Most recently Dafna Michaelson served as Director of Volunteer Services and Patient Information for Denver Health and Hospitals Authority. In her role, Dafna has increased active volunteer participation by 44% and recently became credentialed as a Certified Administrator of Volunteer Services, an American Hospital Association Designation. Dafna is the first professional in her field to be certified as a CAVS in Colorado. Dafna is a graduate of the University of Denver, Daniels College of Busi .....more»

The Journey Institute

2012-09-14: The 50 in 52 Journey

Denis Hayes
A seasoned veteran of many legislative, cultural, and courtroom battles over the years, and the author of numerous books and articles, Denis Hayes is probably still best known for having been National Coordinator of the first Earth Day when he was 25. In addition to serving as President of the Bullitt Foundation, Denis is the immediate past chair of the boards of trustees of the Energy Foundation and of the American Solar Energy Society. During the Carter Administration, Denis directed the fed .....more»

Bullitt Foundation

2012-05-20: Innovations in Building Sustainability

Dennis McGinn
In 2011, Retired Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn took the helm as President of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE). ACORE is dedicated to creating a more secure and prosperous America with clean, renewable energy. For more than a decade Admiral McGinn has been actively engaged in efforts at the national level to highlight the close link between energy, climate and national security. He is a strong advocate for innovative government policy, public and private partnerships, and investm .....more»

ACORE Website

2012-04-13: New Energy Summit

Dorothy Robyn
As the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations & Environment, Robyn provides Department-wide oversight of U.S. military bases worldwide. Department of Defense installations cover 28 million acres of land and include 300,000 buildings and other structures valued at more than $800 billion. Her responsibilities include policy, programs and budgets related to the management of the physical infrastructure as well as environmental cleanup, conservation and stewardship. Dr. Robyn also leads .....more»

More About Ms. Robyn

2012-05-20: Innovations in Building Sustainability

George Bye
Mr. Bye has two decades of experience as an aerospace entrepreneur, manager and executive. In early 2007 he founded Bye Aerospace, the parent company of Bye UAS, Inc. and Bye Engineering LLC. Previously, Mr. Bye developed and led Aviation Technology Group and holds an Airline Transport Pilot rating with over 4,000 flying hours in aircraft, including the supersonic Northrop T-38 and the C-141B strategic transport. .....more»

Bye Aerospace

2012-03-09: Energy Security

Governor Bill Ritter
Bill Ritter, was elected as Colorado’s 41st governor in 2006 - the first Colorado-born governor in more than 35 years. He quickly established Colorado as a national and international leader in clean energy by creating a New Energy Economy and tripling the state’s renewable energy portfolio. In a state with substantial fossil energy as well as renewable energy resources, Gov. Ritter created policies that balanced energy production with protection of air, land, water, wildlife and communities. Gov .....more»

CNEE Website

2012-02-16: The New Energy Economy

Howard Gellar
Howard Geller is the Executive Director of the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP), a public interest venture he founded in 2001. Based in Boulder, Colorado, SWEEP promotes policies and programs to advance energy efficiency in a six-state region that includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. Dr. Geller is the former Executive Director of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). He established ACEE's Washington, D.C. office in 1981, stepping .....more»

Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

2012-10-12: The 20-Billion Dollar Bonanza

Jeannie Ritter
Jeannie Ritter was the First Lady of Colorado and the wife of Governor Bill Ritter. Jeannie Ritter's focus as First Lady of Colorado was creating mental health awareness and increasing access to mental health services for all Colorodans who need it. .....more»

2012-10-26: Global Education & FreshWater

Kirk Sorenson
Kirk Sorensen is a founder of Flibe Energy and currently serves as President and Chief Technical Officer. Kirk has been a public advocate for thorium energy and liquid-fluoride thorium reactor (LFTR) technology for many years. He founded the weblog “Energy From Thorium” which has been the platform for the international grassroots effort to revive research and development of fluoride-based reactors. Prior to founding Flibe Energy, he served as Chief Nuclear Technologist at Teledyne Brown Engineer .....more»

Flibe Energy

2012-06-15: Energy from Thorium

Major General Mason C. Whitney
Major General Mason C. Whitney was appointed as the adjutant general, Colorado National Guard on 1 February 2000. He is responsible for more than 5,400 Colorado Army and Air National Guard members located in over thirty Colorado communities. He is also responsible for over 2,500 Civil Air Patrol officers, cadets, and volunteers in the Colorado Wing. He serves as the executive director, Colorado Department of Military Affairs, is a member of the Governor’s cabinet, and serves on the Reserve Force .....more»

Maj. General Whitney's Linkedin Page

2012-03-09: Energy Security

Nancy Pfund
Nancy Pfund is Managing Partner of DBL Investors, a venture capital firm located in San Francisco whose goal is to combine top-tier financial performance with meaningful social, economic and environmental returns in the regions and sectors in which it invests. She writes frequently on matters relating to clean tech and “impact investing.” Last year, she co-authored a widely-cited study showing that contrary to popular belief, current federal subsidy levels for alternative energy sources .....more»

Red White and Green: The True Colors of America’s Clean Tech Jobs

2012-10-19: Red White and Green

Polly Letofsky
On August 1, 1999, Polly Letofsky left her home in Vail, Colorado, and headed west. She traveled across 4 continents, 22 countries, and over 14,000 miles – by foot – to become the first woman to walk around the world. As an awareness campaign for breast cancer, survivors and well-wishers around the world came to walk with her. Every day strangers welcomed her into their homes and shared meals. The world had embraced her. But in the middle of Polly’s five year journey, the world suddenly shifte .....more»

Polly's Website

2012-11-02: Breast Cancer Awareness Efforts

Rachel Lloyd
In 1998, with only a computer and $30, 23-year-old Rachel Lloyd, a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation established GEMS: Girls Educational and Mentoring Services to support girls and young women victimized by the commercial sex industry in the U.S. Since its inception as a one-woman outreach program in 1998, GEMS has grown steadily, building its services and programs and garnering increased visibility and recognition under Lloyd's leadership. Now the nation's largest organization offerin .....more»

GEMS Website

2012-07-27: Human Trafficking in the US

Robert E. Yuhnke
After graduating from Yale Law School in 1972, Yuhnke first served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, where he specialized in bringing the steel industry into compliance with the Clean Air Act. He then served as Assistant Regional Solicitor at the U.S. Department of Interior with responsibility for the implementation of the federal coal mining control program in 15 western states. For 12 years beginning in 1980, Yuhnke served as regional .....more»

Southwest Energy Efficiency Program

2012-06-22: Transforming Transportation

Susan Hyatt
Susan Hyatt is the founder and CEO of Business Nonprofit CONNECTIONS, Inc., a consulting and training firm that provides companies with strategies and tools for actively managing their social responsibility, community investment and giving programs. Leveraging 20 years of experience in corporate social responsibility, business philanthropy, organizational development, and nonprofit resource development and partnerships, Susan helps clients transform their good intentions into real impact in thei .....more»

Core Thought Website

2012-09-28: Strategy for Good