Speaker - Robyn Beavers

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Robyn joined Google in 2004 as a direct report to the co-founders, and went on to create the Corporate Environmental Programs team through Google's internal strategy and business operations group. In this position she developed strategy for Google's investment in renewable energy for internal energy applications, incorporated green building elements into Google's showcase headquarters office, and is responsible for the development and implementation of all environmental programs at the company. Her recent work includes management of the 1.6 MW photovoltaic solar project at Google's Mt. View headquarters. Ms. Beavers also serves on the Board of Directors for GRID Alternatives, a non-profit that works to bring solar electricity and energy efficiency to low-income homeowners, and to provide community members with training and hands-on experience with renewable energy technologies. Prior to Google, Ms. Beavers was with the energy efficiency consulting firm, Energy Solutions, where she served as Chief Operating Officer for the Cool Roof Rating Council. She has also held internships at the international construction management firm Parsons Brinckerhoff, New York City Parks and Recreation, MTV Networks, and the Campus Architect and Planning Office at Stanford University. Ms. Beavers graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University.

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Silicon Valley and the Green Movement

06.28.07 | 01:08:23 min | 1 comment