Speakers

    Mark Augustyniewicz
    EHS Strategy, The Boeing Company

    Augustyniewicz is a senior strategist with an engineering background and 10+ years of experience focused on innovation, competitive intelligence, and sustainability.   Read more…

    Jeff Barnum
    Co-founder and Chair, Reos

    As a process designer and facilitator, Barnum helps businesses, government and non-government organizations achieve tangible progress on their most important problems and opportunities.   Read more…

    Dayna Baumeister
    Keystone, Biomimicry 3.8

    With a background in biology, a devotion to applied natural history, and a passion for sharing the wonders of nature with others, Baumeister has worked in the field of Biomimicry since 1998 as an educator, researcher, and design consultant.   Read more…

    Nicole Boyer
    Managing Director, Adaptive Edge

    Nicole Boyer is a strategist, futurist, and convener who co-designed and hosted Green Biz's Innovation Forum 2010-11.   Read more…

    Privahini Bradoo
    CEO and Co-Founder, BioMine

    Bradoo founded and directs BioMine, which uses existing scaled-up mining industry technologies to capture value from the 40 million tons of "e-waste" that is landfilled or incinerated annually around the world.   Read more…

    Michael Ellis
    Partner, GreenOrder

    Michael Ellis brings expertise in strategy, marketing, and change management to GreenOrder. He leads GreenOrder’s work with General Electric. GreenOrder has served as principal strategic advisor to GE on the creation, implementation, and development of the company’s ecomagination initiative.   Read more…

    Krys Freeman
    Director of Systems + Technology, GreenBiz Group

    Krys Freeman is one of today’s rising entrepreneurs, technologists and visionaries.   Read more…

    John Frey
    Americas Sustainability Executive, Hewlett-Packard

    With over 20 years of global experience in sustainability, Frey brings a unique perspective on the topics of sustainability, climate impacts, lifecycle design, asset disposition, stakeholder engagement and brand protection.   Read more…

    Marc Gunther
    Senior Writer, GreenBiz Group

    Marc is a veteran journalist whose focus is business and sustainability, most recently as Senior Writer for Fortune magazine, where he spent 13 years.   Read more…

    Mario Herger
    Senior Innovation Strategist, SAP

    Herger drives SAP's innovation strategy and serves as the global head of the Gamification Initiative at the company.   Read more…

    Jonathan Hsu
    CEO, Recyclebank

    Hsu is responsible for the overall operations and strategic direction of Recyclebank. Most recently, he served as the CEO of 24/7 Real Media, the leading global digital marketing company.   Read more…

    Shreya Indukuri
    Co-Founder, SmartPowerEd

    Indukuri is a co-founder of SmartPowerEd, an organization that is creating a network of high schools where students are implementing smart energy projects on their school campuses.   Read more…

    Hannah Jones
    Vice President, Sustainable Business & Innovation, Nike

    Jones is responsible for managing Nike’s global corporate responsibility efforts, including responsible competitiveness, community investments, social innovation and considered product innovation.   Read more…

    Kevin Kramer
    President, Alcoa Growth Initiatives

    Kramer leads Alcoa's Growth Initiatives, with responsibilities for supporting commercialization strategies for organic growth, and identifying and developing new applications that respond to market trends and customers' needs.   Read more…

    Robert Kuhn
    President, Kuhn Associates Management Advisors LLC

    With over a decade of corporate leadership experience, Kuhn combines his expertise in business management, process reengineering and supply chain issues with his knowledge of and passion for environmental sustainability to bring his firm's clients senior level strategic advice on sustainability issu   Read more…

    Daniela Lapidous
    Co-Founder, SmartPowerEd

    Lapidous is a senior at the Harker Upper School in San Jose. In November 2009, she co-founded SmartPowerEd.org to empower high school students to cut energy waste on their campuses through smart sub-meter systems.   Read more…

    Beto Lopez
    Senior Designer, IDEO

    Based in Palo Alto, Lopez leads IDEO’s sustainability initiative from a systems thinking perspective. He believes that positive social and environmental change begins by creating empathy for all stakeholders across product and/or service life cycles.   Read more…

    Joel Makower
    Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group

    Joel Makower is a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. As a writer and strategist on corporate sustainability practices and clean technology, he has helped a wide range of companies align environmental goals with business strategy.   Read more…

    Clinton Moloney
    Managing Director, PwC

    Moloney has more than 12 years of experience in strategy consulting in the US, UK, Australia and South East Asia.   Read more…

    Angela Nahikian
    Director, Global Environmental Sustainability, Steelcase

    Nahikian heads a cross-company effort to ensure that Steelcase achieves its global sustainability goals. As the world leader in contract furnishings, the company is committed to leadership in environmental sustainability.   Read more…

    Dorothea Seebode
    Sustainable Innovation Expert,

    Seebode gained her expertise in sustainable innovation through her work with Philips Labs, implementing sustainability as a driver for business and innovation at a global level.   Read more…

    Andrew Shapiro
    Founder, Broadscale

    Andrew Shapiro, Broadscale's founder, has spent the last two decades working at the nexus of new technologies and societal transformation -- with a focus over the last dozen years on energy and environmental innovation and before that on information technology and globalization.   Read more…

    Nathan Shedroff
    Program Chair, MBA in Design Strategy, California College of the Arts

    Shedroff chairs CCA's MBA in Design Strategy, a program that prepares the next-generation of innovation leaders for a world that is profitable, sustainable, ethical, and truly meaningful.   Read more…

    Robert Shelton
    Managing Director, PwC's PRTM Management Consulting

    Shelton heads the Growth and Innovation practice at PwC’s PRTM Management Consulting.   Read more…

    Samantha Skey
    Chief Revenue Officer, Recyclebank

    As Chief Revenue Officer, Skey is responsible for building a sustainable profit model for Recyclebank by monetizing all consumer touch-points. Before joining Recyclebank, Skey was chief marketing officer of Passenger, the social software innovator.   Read more…

    Kirk Thompson
    Associate R&D Director, Dow Solar

    Thompson is responsible for defining Dow’s PV strategy leading a team of researchers in the development of CIGS PV material. He joined Dow in 1999 as an engineer in Ethylene Dichloride/Vinyl Chloride Monomer (EDC/VCM) R&D.   Read more…

    Mark Vachon
    Vice President, ecomagination, General Electric

    Vachon leads ecomagination, GE's commitment to imagine and build innovative solutions to today’s environmental challenges while driving economic growth.   Read more…

    John Wilbanks
    VP of Science, Creative Commons

    Wilbanks works on open content, open data, and open innovation systems in the life sciences and sustainability.   Read more…

    Susan Worthman
    Associate Chair, MBA in Design Strategy, California College of the Arts

    Worthman is the associate chair of the MBA in Design Strategy, and the director of the Leading by Design Fellows Program at California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco, CA.   Read more…

    Justin Yuen
    President, FMYI, Inc.

    Yuen founded FMYI, a social collaboration software company with a commitment to sustainability, in 2004 after a successful career at Nike managing corporate sustainable development.   Read more…

    Zak Zide
    Creative Director, Ministers of the Environment

    Zide tells stories in three dimensions. He’s created successful branded environments that mimic the web’s fluidity for Nike, Coke, Levi’s, Anthropologie, and The United Nations.   Read more…