Google.org Director of Energy Initiatives Dr. Arun Majumdar to Speak at 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit
PALM SPRINGS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/23/13 -- The 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit, presented by International Business Forum and chaired by Technology Partners' Ira Ehrenpreis, on February 6-7 in Palm Springs, California, announced today that Dr. Arun Majumdar, the Director of Energy Initiatives at Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) charitable wing, Google.org will deliver a speech at this year's Clean-Tech Investor Summit. Dr. Majumdar, together with Dr. Ernie Moniz, the Director of the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment at the MIT Department of Physics, will present during the segment titled, "The Giants of Energy Innovation." They are part of the line up of the clean-tech and energy industries' thought leaders, visionaries, and innovators who will be speaking at and attending the 9th Annual Clean-Tech Investor Summit.
Dr. Majumdar recently joined Google, where he will drive Google.org's energy initiatives and advise the company on its broader energy strategy. Dr. Majumdar is widely recognized as one of the foremost leaders in energy innovation. He was previously with the Department of Energy, where he served as Acting Undersecretary of Energy and was founding Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency -- Energy (better known as ARPA-E), identifying and providing essential support for the development of transformational new energy technologies. In his roles at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley, he made great contributions in the areas of energy conversion, transport, and storage, and in 2005 he was elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering.