Bobby Hollis is a native of Florida (and graduate of the University of Florida and University of Iowa College of Law), although he has lived throughout the U.S. and Europe. Bobby currently serves as the Head of Global Energy, Environment and Site Selection for Facebook, where he leads energy strategy and policy, environment and water, and new site selection for all of Facebook’s growing global data center portfolio. On the energy side, much of Facebook’s activity is focused on partnering with utilities and procuring and managing renewable energy relationships for its operations. The company has set a goal of adding as much new renewable energy to each power grid that serves its operations as it uses by the end of 2020, and already has more than 4,500 megawatts of contracted renewable energy projects.
Before joining Facebook, Bobby led the development and procurement of renewable energy projects at Apple, including projects in California, Singapore, North Carolina and Arizona. Prior to entering the technology sector, Bobby served as Vice President of Renewable Energy at NV Energy, the primary electric utility in Nevada, where he led the utility in deployment of its state-wide SmartGrid and in launching the state as a solar energy leader.
Bobby began his career as a corporate attorney in Washington, D.C., and has also spent time at Invenergy and Alliant Energy. Bobby enjoys running in his spare time. Bobby has also served on the boards of Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and the Rape Crisis Center of Southern Nevada.