Danny Kennedy

Environmental Activist, Author, Entrepreneur

Danny Kennedy is the founder of Sungevity, a global leader in the residential solar industry, and author of "Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy-- and Our Planet-- from Dirty Energy".  A long-time social entrepreneur, Kennedy has achieved global recognition as an innovator, spokesperson, and opinion leader in the clean-tech industry. Prior to Sungevity, he was the Campaigns Manager for Greenpeace Australia Pacific. In 2001, he ran Greenpeace's California Clean Energy Campaign, the success of which helped lead to the current California Solar Initiative. Born in Los Angeles, CA and raised in Australia, Kennedy now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and serves on several nonprofit boards.