Libby Wayman

Board Member

Libby Wayman is a Partner at Breakthrough Energy Ventures, an investor-led fund created to accelerate the transition to clean energy and a decarbonized economy.  Prior to BEV, Libby led clean technology development at GE where she served as the Global Director of Innovation for GE’s Ecomagination strategy, where GE invested over $10B in clean technology and generated over $200B in revenue.  Libby also served as the Director of the US Department of Energy’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, where she formulated clean energy manufacturing tax credits (48C), and established new research programs and institutes for advanced manufacturing for clean energy technologies.  Libby began her career in entrepreneurship and technology development, including research and development in solar at SunPower and Alion Energy.  Libby holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering from MIT, and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at MIT, where she co-founded the MIT Energy & Climate Club.  Libby also serves as a Lecturer at MIT where she co-teaches the MIT & Harvard Climate & Energy Ventures course.