Leadership, Climate Change, and Innovation

Peter A. Darbee D'75 Tu'77, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President, PG&E Corporation

Friday, October 22, 2010, 3:30pm

This seminar is part of the Jones Seminars on Science, Technology, and Society series

Please join us for a conversation with Peter Darbee, Chairman and CEO of PG&E Corporation. For the last decade, Mr. Darbee has been a senior leader in an industry that has experienced remarkable change. Mr. Darbee, one of the most influential leaders in the energy industry, will offer his thoughts and perspectives on a range of issues including climate change, innovation and technology, policy, and corporate leadership.

About the Speaker

Peter A. Darbee is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President of PG&E Corporation. Since becoming CEO in 2005, Darbee has spearheaded major new initiatives to establish PG&E as an industry front-runner in customer satisfaction, operational excellence, and environmental leadership. Prior to joining PG&E in 1999, Mr. Darbee held roles of increasing responsibility in the telecom and investment banking industries. He is a member of the Edison Electric Institute Executive Committee, serves as Chairman of the CEO Policy Committee on Public and Governmental Affairs, and is a member of the CEO board of the Clean Energy Group. In these roles, he has become one of the industry's most active leaders on the issues of climate change, energy efficiency, renewable energy, the "smart grid," and other aspects of energy and environmental policy. Darbee earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He has also successfully completed the Nuclear Reactor Technology Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.