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Bill Brown is the Chief Executive Officer of NET Power, a company that produces electricity from natural gas and coal, capturing all of the atmospheric emissions at a price of electricity below that of existing combined cycle and coal plants. Brown is also a cofounder of 8 Rivers Capital, a company that commercializes industrial technologies. He is a fellow with the Duke University Energy Initiative and at Duke Law, where he was formerly a Professor. Previously he was US Head of Foreign Exchange Sales at Morgan Stanley. He ran emerging market and non-dollar debt sales and took over listed derivatives as global co-head. Earlier Brown worked for American International Group as Global Head of Sales for Currency and Fixed Income. He began his financial services career with Goldman Sachs. At Goldman Sachs, he helped grow the foreign exchange business in the asset management community. Before Goldman, he practiced law in New York, where he was a partner at Sidley Austin LLP. Brown holds two bachelor’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a JD from Duke Law.

NET Power, LLC
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