KR Sridhar is the principal co-founder and CEO of Bloom Energy, KPCB's first greentech investment. Bloom Energy develops a flexible fuel cell system that produces clean, reliable and affordable energy from a wide range of fuels. Bloom's technology enables consumers to generate their own electricity for less than they pay their utility, and to reduce their carbon emissions by 50-100% per kW depending on the fuel.
Prior to founding Bloom Energy, Dr. Sridhar led a team developing technologies to sustain life on Mars for NASA. For his work, Fortune Magazine cited him as "one of the top five futurists that are inventing tomorrow today". Before this Dr. Sridhar was a professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering as well as Director of the renowned Space Technologies Laboratory (STL) at the University of Arizona.
Dr. Sridhar received his Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Honors from the... See More