Sunil Paul is an investor and entrepreneur who created the Gigaton Awards and Gigaton Throwdown. He is Founding Director of Spring Ventures, which invests in cleantech companies. He is a successful entrepreneur, having founded several firms including Brightmail, the leading anti-spam software now part of Symantec. He is also co-founder and chair of Clean Economy Network, the largest cleantech and green business organization the U.S.
The first annual Gigaton Awards, to be presented on Saturday night in Cancún, will recognize the work of some of the companies that are making the biggest real-world impacts in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.