Renewing America’s Energy Technology Leadership


The mission of the American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) is to foster strong economic growth, create jobs in new industries, and reestablish America’s energy technology leadership through robust, public investments in the development of world-changing energy technologies. Our principals are CEOs and business leaders who believe in clean energy, support AEIC, and work to advance our mission.

Norman Augustine

Retired Chairman and CEO, Lockheed Martin: Former Undersecretary of the Army

Mark Burns

President, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. and a Vice President of General Dynamics

Neal Blue

Chairman & CEO, General Atomics

John Doerr

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.

Bill Gates

Co-Chairman, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Founder, Microsoft

Mike Graff

Chairman and CEO, American Air Liquide Holdings

Chad Holliday

Retired Chairman and CEO, DuPont

Who We Are

Driving Resources Into Energy Innovation

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.

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