ROBERT F. HEMPHILL

Robert Hemphill is CEO and Founder of Sunshine Soldiers, a non-profit venture focusing on renewable energy education. He counts among his achievements:

–Yale grad, infantry platoon leader in Vietnam, Green Beret
–Deputy Assistant Secretary in Energy Department
–Deputy Manager of Power, Tennessee Valley Authority
–One of the initial partners in the global electric company AES, which grew from a $1mil startup to a $7 billion public company, but not overnight
–Founder and CEO of AES Solar, a startup which went from nothing to 51 solar plants and $2.5 billion of assets in five years
–Author of two books about energy and international business

He left out the parts where he invented the internet and ended world hunger. He is still worshipped as a powerful deity in several Italian hill towns.