Phoebe Wang serves as the investment partner at Amazon Climate Pledge Fund, a $2B venture investment fund supporting the development of sustainable technologies and services that will enable Amazon to meet its net-zero carbon goal. Her investment focus area covers climate tech companies in transportation and logistics, energy generation, storage and utilization, buildings, manufacturing and materials, circular economy, food and agriculture, and carbon removal.
She has over a decade of experience in climate tech with a strong passion for fighting climate change for future generations. She was also an ex-entrepreneur and built a start-up in technology commercialization. Phoebe was the recipient of the Top 10 Entrepreneur by Silicon Valley Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) in 2016, Global Corporate Venturing Top Rising Star in 2020, and the US Department of Energy (DOE)’s Business C3E Award in 2022.
Phoebe is a Charterholder of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), with an MBA concentrated in climate and finance and a bachelor’s in materials science and engineering. Phoebe has invested in frontier tech companies such as Genecis Bioindustries, ZeroAvia, Veros Systems (acquired by Baker Hughes), Ionomr, Aurora Hydrogen, Bluware, Quanterra, South 8 Technologies, Antora, Celadyne, Li Industries, Aurora Hydrogen, Connected Freight, FreeWire, Xpansiv, Zubie, and she currently sits on Rocky Mountain Institute Third Derivative Corporate Advisory Board, Global Corporate Ventures Advisory Board, Counterpart Venture Council Advisory Board, and Rice Alliance Energy Advisory Board. She serves as a special advisor to the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) and Department of Energy (DOE). She is a frequent guest lecturer at Brandeis University, UC Berkeley, MIT, and Rice University. In her free time, Phoebe enjoys reading, working out, and practicing vipassana.