Retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin: Former Undersecretary of the Army
President, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and a Vice President of General Dynamics
Chairman & CEO, General Atomics
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Anthony F. Early, Jr.
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President PG&E Corporation
Thomas A. Fanning
Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company
Thomas F. Farrell II
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dominion Resources Inc.
Co-Chairman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Founder, Microsoft
Chairman and CEO, American Air Liquide Holdings
Retired Chairman and CEO, DuPont
Who We Are
AEIC members include: Norm Augustine, former chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin; John Doerr, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Thomas A. Fanning, Chairman, President and CEO, Southern Company; Bill Gates, chairman and former CEO of Microsoft; Mike Graff, chairman and CEO of American Air Liquide Holdings; and Chad Holliday, chairman of Bank of America and former chairman and CEO of DuPont. Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox; Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE; and Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc., serve in emeritus status.
The council is advised by a technical review panel consisting of preeminent energy and innovation experts and is staffed by the Bipartisan Policy Center.
Washington, D.C.– Investing in energy innovation can make the United States more globally competitive, increase economic prosperity, and maintain America’s energy leadership position in the world, according to an organization of business leaders in a new report released today. In its report, the American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC), originally founded in 2010 and now comprised[…]
Innovation has been the predominant driver of U.S. economic growth over the last century. Scientific and technological innovations have produced new industries and the jobs that accompany them, helped maintain the competitiveness of a growing number of companies that rely on technology to succeed, and ultimately made American lives better. Throughout this history, the federal[…]
With support from AEIC, leading executives from business and industry have delivered a letter to congressional appropriators stressing the importance of investments in energy research and development at the Department of Energy to the nation’s future. Despite long standing, bipartisan support for these programs, they are facing increased scrutiny after the president proposed cuts of[…]
WHEN: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 430, 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002 President Trump’s recent budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 has sparked a conversation about the appropriate federal role in supporting the nation’s innovators. As the congressional appropriations process begins in earnest,[…]
By Brad Townsend This week, the House and Senate passed an omnibus appropriations bill to fund the government through September 30. While this stopgap funding agreement averts a shutdown in the near term, it sets the stage for discussions on the FY2018 budget to begin in earnest. This most recent agreement provides much needed resources[…]
By Erin Smith The American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) hosted an event on April 5 to discuss the rationale for investing public dollars in energy innovation. Recognizing that innovation is a driver of long-term economic growth and that the energy sector faces unique hurdles in attracting private research dollars, the event served as an opportunity[…]
Expansion Signals Growing Strength of Energy Innovation Agenda Washington, D.C.– The American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) today announced that four leading executives have joined the council as principals, including Neal Blue, Chairman and CEO of General Atomics; Mark Burns, President of Gulfstream Aerospace; Anthony F. Earley, Jr., Executive Chair of the Board of PG&E Corporation; Thomas[…]
Download the full report>>> Innovation has been the predominant driver of U.S. economic growth over the last century. Scientific and technological innovation has given birth to new industries and the jobs that accompany them, helped maintain the competitiveness of a growing number of companies that rely on technology to succeed, and ultimately made American lives[…]
By Brad Townsend Data overwhelmingly shows that public investment in energy innovation can create jobs, energy savings and security benefits. In fact, smart federal investments in energy research have one of the strongest track records at creating significant economic returns for taxpayers. Declining Investment in Energy Innovation In 2010, the federal commitment to energy research,[…]
By Brad Townsend Innovation has played an outsized role in America’s economic health throughout the last century. Over the last fifty years, science, engineering and technology innovation has supported more than half of the economic growth in the United States, while building a web of innovation institutions that can serve as the foundation for American[…]