25 Who Ditched Infotech for Cleantech

Al Gore

Background: Former Vice President of US that “invented the Internet”

Current: Nobel Peace prize for climate change education, founded non profit The Alliance for Climate Protection, a cleantech-focused partner at Kleiner Perkins

Gore needs little introduction. The former vice president, who has been a senior adviser to Google and on Apple’s board of directors for several years, is now an investor in cleantech with access to some of the sector’s deepest pockets. Gore is helping Kleiner and Generation Investment Management spend billions on possible climate change solutions over 4 funds.