David Douglas is a high-tech executive with a strong focus on innovation and sustainability. Most recently 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 Senior Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute, on the advisory board of Boston Rising, and co-author of the book Citizen Engineer: A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering. Dave is currently doing consulting in the areas of sustainability, technology and business strategy.
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