Ling has been a lifelong advocate for preserving the Earth for future generations to come, and was the youngest park ranger for the National Park Service at the Boston Harbor Islands, spending the summers of her junior and senior years in high school giving tours of Spectacle and Georges Island. Having graduated with an A.B. in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard as a Henry David Thoreau Scholar, she is utilizing her 10-years of technology and business experiences towards accelerating the renewable energy transition. She firmly believes that grid-scale storage is the missing link for widespread renewable energy adoption and is dedicating the rest of her life towards achieving zero emissions energy.
Ling currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and serves as a Product Manager for Meta. Previously, she was the first employee at a stealth stage startup backed by a16z and Sequoia Capital, and a Product Manager at Google, Intuit, and Amazon.
Brian serves as the Senior Director of Development for NRG Energy's East Region, which includes the control areas of ISO New England, New York ISO and PJM Interconnection, where he has led a number of development projects, including a community solar project in Massachusetts and two utility-scale battery energy storage projects in Illinois. Prior to joining NRG, Brian led the North American infrastructure investment team for Arcapita Inc, a global private equity firm based in Bahrain. Brian has also held senior roles in mergers & acquisitions, business development, and portfolio management at GE Energy Financial Services and Mirant Corporation. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Business Administration.
Brian currently lives in Alpharetta, Georgia, with his wife and three children.