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UCAIug 2011 Summit Presenters and Leaders: Brewster McCracken

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Brewster McCracken 

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Brewster McCracken 

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Brewster McCracken 

Bio

Brewster McCracken is Executive Director of Pecan Street Inc., a smart grid research and development organization headquartered at The University of Texas at Austin. Mr. McCracken is the co-author of the forthcoming whitepaper, “Why the Clean Energy Economy Is Underperforming,” and he was the lead author of Pecan Street’s successful smart grid stimulus application in 2009. He was elected to two terms on the Austin City Council, serving in a citywide at large position. Through his elected position, he served as a board member of Austin Energy, founded and chaired the city council’s Emerging Technologies Committee and led the city’s collaboration with The University of Texas to establish technology incubators in bioscience and wireless technologies.

Prior to holding elected office, he practiced commercial litigation for nearly a decade with two large international law firms. He is an honors graduate of The University of Texas School of Law and of Princeton University, and he also holds a Masters in Public Affairs from UT’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

Session

Plenary 

Presentation Title

Pecan Street Inc. 

Job Position

Executive Director of Pecan Street Inc. 
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