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Jennifer L. Costley, PhD

Jennifer L. Costley, PhD

Director of Physical Sciences, Sustainability & Engineering

Jennifer L. Costley, PhD, joins the Academy as Director of Physical Sciences, Sustainability & Engineering. She has more than 20 years of experience as a technology manager for leading firms including Credit Suisse, DoubleClick, and Bell Labs, and as principal of her own consultancy where she did research on major technology trends and advised corporations on technology strategy and governance. She is the Chair of IEEE 1680.4, an international working group developing an environmental standard for computer servers. She has served on the boards of directors of several nonprofit organizations, most recently as treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the Waterfront Alliance of New York. She earned a PhD in Chemical Physics from Columbia University, an Advanced Certificate in Finance from New York University, and a Certificate in Conservation Biology from Columbia University's Center for Environmental Research and Conservation. She has been designated a "Thought Leader" by Wall Street & Technology and has been a panelist and speaker on topics ranging from enterprise technical architecture to Green IT.