William (Bill) Fry
Duke Energy

Bill works for Duke Energy where he has held different roles including Business Development Manager for renewable energy resources and Supply Chain Manager for Nuclear Generation.  Currently Bill leads Duke Energy’s supply chain as the Manager for Strategic Sourcing for the Generation Supply Chain where he and his team are responsible for approximately four billion dollars of annual spend in strategic sourcing for all of Duke Energy’s power generation facilities including nuclear, fossil, hydro and renewable energy .

In addition to his roles at Duke Energy, Bill has well over seventeen years of experience in a variety of progressive global leadership roles within corporate America. After Bill completed his time in the U.S. Navy as a Nuclear Propulsion Engineer within the Department of Energy (Office of Naval Reactors) he launched a decorated career at General Electric. During Bill’s (15) year tenure at General Electric, he worked in a variety of roles involved in many capacities of the Supply Chain profession including strategic sourcing, commodities management, materials manager, supply chain business development and supply chain program management. Bill worked within the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy division responsible for strategic leadership of the commercial strategy for Fuel Cycle, Advanced Programs and Global Laser Enrichment. Bill served in leadership roles at GE Energy in the government sector for U.S. Government Accounts (military) and was instrumental in development of comprehensive energy solution offerings spanning multiple GE business sectors enabling the first commercial sale of GE’s Smart Grid technology to the U.S. Government.