Grant Williard


Launch Tales: Confronted With My Own Carbon Footprint, I Built an App to Shrink It

I entered the stats for my personal energy habits, and my immediate reaction was, “This can’t be right.”

I’ve long had an interest in saving energy and “thinking green,” but the challenges greentech companies of all sizes face made me doubt whether I could turn my interest into a business. For 25 years I happily labored in the manufacturing and enterprise software arena, working primarily in the company I started. After I sold Integrated Industrial Information technology to Adobe, I worked there to ease the technology transfer, but after a couple of years I was itching for my next venture.

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