Vice President, Applied Minds
David Douglas is a high-tech executive with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability. Dave is currently a Vice President at Applied Minds, and interim CEO at TouchTable. Prior to this, Dave was Senior Vice President of Cloud Computing and Chief Sustainability Officer at Sun Microsystems. As CSO he oversaw the strategy and execution of Sun's environmental initiatives, including enhancements to Sun's products in the areas of energy efficiency, cooling technologies, product recycling and clean manufacturing, and improvements in the sustainability of Sun's operations. Dave has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. He is on the board of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), a Sr. Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute, founder and advisor to the Energy Innovation Tracker, and an advisor to Boston Rising. Dave is co-author of the book "Citizen Engineer: A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering", which captures the core knowledge about sustainability and intellectual property that engineers will need in this new century.
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Bryan Walsh, "Energy: Research vs. Deployment," Time Magazine (December 16, 2010)