Director, Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE) at CSU
Bill Ritter Jr. is currently the Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE) at Colorado State University. The Center started in February 2011 with Mr. Ritter as the founding Director. Bill Ritter Jr. was elected as Colorado's 41st governor in 2006 -- the first Colorado-born governor in more than 35 years. Mr. Ritter led Colorado forward by bringing people together to tackle some of the state's biggest challenges. During his 4 year term he established Colorado as a national and international leader in renewable energy by building a New Energy Economy that is creating thousands of new jobs and establishing hundreds of new companies.