Manager of Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, Facebook
Bill Weihl manages sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives at Facebook. Prior to joining Facebook in early 2012, he spent 6 years as Green Energy Czar at Google, where he led efforts in energy efficiency and renewable energy, spearheading Google's drive to become carbon neutral, founding the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, and leading the RE<C initiative to develop renewable energy cheaper than coal. He has extensive business and technical experience in high-tech, including ten years as a professor of Computer Science at MIT, five years as a research scientist at Digital's Systems Research Center, and five years as Chief Architect and then CTO of Akamai Technologies. In 2009, he was named one of Time Magazine's Heroes of the Environment.
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Bill Weihl News & Publications
Jessica Leber, "Facebook's New Power Player," MIT Technology Review (April 12, 2012)
Bryan Walsh, "Heroes of the Environment 2009," Time Magazine (September 22, 2009)
Jeffrey Marlow, "Q&A: Google's Green Energy Czar," New York Times (January 7, 2010)