Sam is Lead on the Energy & Infrastructure team at Google where he helps lead the development and implementation of the company's renewable energy strategy to support its global data center fleet. In December 2016 the team announced that it would reach 100% renewable energy in 2017, with 2,600 MW of renewable energy under contract, making Google the largest corporate renewable energy purchaser in the world.
Prior to joining the Energy & Infrastructure team, Sam led a number of sustainability initiatives at Google, including calculating the company's carbon footprint and designing a tool used to measure and analyze building energy consumption across Google's corporate real estate fleet. In addition, he worked with the Google Finance product team to implement a feature showing companies’ carbon scores.
Before joining Google, Sam earned a BA Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors in Physics from Williams College, and an MS in Energy and Resources from UC Berkeley, where his research focused on wind energy and plug-in vehicles, respectively. Further details at linkedin.com/in/sarons.