Bill Brown

Chairperson, 8 Rivers Capital, LLC

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Vancouver

Stream: Climate

Bill Brown is CEO and co-founder of 8 Rivers Capital, which develops and commercializes new technologies relating to power, clean fuels (e.g., hydrogen and ammonia), clean building materials, water, space launch, wireless communications, and industrial processes. He is also co-founder of NET Power, which captures 100% of all carbon dioxide while using natural gas to produce electricity at costs the entire world can afford.

Previously, Bill was a professor at Duke University School of Law and had an extensive career on Wall Street (Morgan Stanley, AIG, and Goldman Sachs) and in law (Sidley Austin partner). Bill has two bachelor degrees from MIT and a JD degree from Duke University School of Law.