Future of Energy: Bruce Sohn
February 3, 2011 – "Solar's Fit in Energy's Future"
Bruce Sohn, President, First Solar
First Solar is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of solar panels. The company manufactures solar panels with an advanced thin film semiconductor process that lowers solar electricity costs, enabling clean renewable electricity at affordable prices. Bruce Sohn, President of First Solar, will speak on “Solar's Fit in Energy's Future.”
Sohn joined First Solar in February 2007 as President. He was formerly a senior executive at Intel Corporation. He has served on First Solar’s Board of Directors since 2003, and was a technical and managerial consultant to First Solar before joining the management team. He is responsible for technology development, manufacturing, expansion, quality, environmental health and safety, supply chain, management information systems and worldwide human resources.
Mr. Sohn holds a degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.