Speakers

Sarah Alexander
Director, Sustainability at The Keystone Center, Field to Market

Sarah Alexander serves as Director of Environment Practice for The Keystone Center and has over 18 years of experience working as a facilitator on collaborative problem-solving models.   Read more…

Ricardo Angel
Managing Director, GE Energy-Ventures

Ricardo Angel leads venture capital investing origination for the business unit and for Energy Technology Ventures, a joint venture formed by GE, NRG Energy, Inc. and ConocoPhillips focused on investing in emerging energy technology companies.   Read more…

Peter Asmus
Principal Research Analyst, Navigant Research

Peter Asmus has been analyzing markets for sustainable energy for 25 years. He is author of four books on energy and environmental topics and has been one of the world's leading experts on microgrids and other forms of distributed energy innovation for Navigant Research since 2009.   Read more…

Robert Austin
West Regional Operations Manager, Energy Solutions, Eaton

Robert Austin is the Western US Operations Manager for Eaton Energy Solutions. His responsibilities include the overall management and execution of all energy, commissioning, monitoring-based commissioning, and retro-commissioning projects in his region.   Read more…

Jeff Artzi
CEO, OOROO

Jeff Artzi is a career entrepreneur and business leader who has started and/or led both start ups and mature businesses for the past 25 years.   Read more…

Mohammed Al-Shawaf
Manager, SustainAbility

Based in Washington DC, Mohammed Al-Shawaf’s focus at SustainAbility has been working with clients in the automotive, energy, technology and food & beverage sectors.   Read more…

Lindsay Baker
VP of Research & Marketing, Building Robotics

Lindsay Baker leads research and marketing for Building Robotics, an emerging venture-backed software startup in the building industry.   Read more…

Alex Bayen
Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Berkeley

Alexandre Bayen received the Engineering Degree in applied mathematics from the Ecole Polytechnique, France, in July 1998, the M.S. degree in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University in June 1999, and the Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University in December 2003.   Read more…

Robyn Beavers
SVP of Innovation, NRG Energy

Robyn Beavers started her career as an energy efficiency consultant and then moved on to become the founding member of Google’s Green Business & Operations strategy team.   Read more…

Jennifer Bélissent
Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Jennifer Bélissent is a Principal Analyst in Forrester Research's Business Technology Futures team. Belissent's research explores the evolution of the data economy and is currently focused on opportunities with open data in both the public and private sector.   Read more…

Jan Berman
Senior Director of Customer Energy Solutions, Policy, and Integrated Planning, PG&E

Janice Berman's team is responsible for providing integrated support and strategic guidance across the complete range of PG&E’s demand-side management programs, including: customer energy efficiency, demand response, distributed generation and storage, electric vehicles, smart metering, rates and ta   Read more…

David Berdish
Manager of Social Sustainability, Ford Motor Company

David Berdish, manager of social sustainability at Ford Motor Company, is a guest lecturer and a member of the advisory board for the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan.   Read more…

Rob Bernard
Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft

Rob Bernard is the Chief Environmental Strategist for Microsoft and is responsible for defining and implementing the global strategy for the company’s environmental efforts.   Read more…

Dianna Berry
Asset Manager, Colliers International

Dianna Berry has 26 years of experience in the real estate industry. This includes her role as the Property Manager for Metro Center on Gateway Oaks Blvd. in Natomas. Berry was the President/CEO of Berry & Associates Commercial RE Management, Inc.   Read more…

John Boesel
President and CEO, CALSTART

John Boesel is the President and Chief Executive Officer of CALSTART. The public/private nature of CALSTART is reflected in John's background.   Read more…

Claire Bonham-Carter
Director of Sustainable Development, AECOM

Claire Bonham-Carter is a Principal and Director of Sustainable Development for AECOM. She has over 15 years experience working on climate change planning and sustainability strategy projects for a range of public and private sector clients.   Read more…

Kat Borlongan
Co-Founder, Five by Five

Kat Borlongan is an open data enthusiast with many different hats. Currently, she is the co-founder of the Paris-based open data agency Five by Five and the French chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation.   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…

Sam Brooks
Director, Energy & Sustainability Division, DC Department of General Services

Sam Brooks directs the Energy & Sustainability Division at the DC Department of General Services. The Division manages energy acquisition for the DC government and executes a $35M energy efficiency budget.   Read more…

Clark Brockman
Principal, Sustainability, SERA Architects

Clark Brockman is a champion for energy-efficient, climate-responsive design throughout the built environment. Since joining SERA in 2002, Brockman has helped his colleagues embed sustainability practices into all aspects of the firm.   Read more…

Scott Bryan
COO, Imagine H2O

Scott Bryan joined Imagine H2O from Royal Bank of Canada where he served as a Financial Consultant specializing in sustainable investment strategies for foundations and private investors.   Read more…

Michael Brylawski
CEO, Vision Fleets

Michael Brylawski is an advisor and entrepreneur in energy, technology and the environment. Prior to Vision Fleets, he worked at Bright Automotive, Rocky Mountain Institute, and Discovery Communications.   Read more…

Kurt Buecheler
SVP, Streetline

Prior to joining Streetline, Buecheler has been an agent of change via technology for 30 years including nine startup companies and leadership roles at blue chip companies including Microsoft, IBM, and Xerox.   Read more…

Suzanne Burnes
Executive Director , Sustainable Atlanta

Suzanne Burnes is a veteran with nearly two decades of environmental experience. Prior to joining Sustainable Atlanta she served as the Assistant Director of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Sustainability Division.   Read more…

Richard Caperton
Managing Director, Energy, Center for American Progress

Richard W. Caperton is the Managing Director for Energy at the Center for American Progress. In this role, he leads the Energy Opportunity team’s work on renewable energy finance, electricity markets, and clean energy infrastructure.   Read more…

Dan Cauchy
Founding Partner, Xona Partners

Dan Cauchy has over 20 years of experience in ICT and is a worldwide authority in the areas of embedded computing and automotive internet technologies. He is currently a Board member of GENIVI alliance.   Read more…

Jakob Carnemark
CEO, Aligned Energy

Jakob Carnemark dynamically merges his comprehensive understanding of the unique requirements of data centers and the security, safety and logistical concerns of working in and around operating facilities with his passion for integrating energy-efficient technology and alternative energy solutions i   Read more…

Heather Clancy
Senior Writer, GreenBiz

Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in coverage of transformative technology, innovation and corporate social responsibility.   Read more…

Sunil Cherian
Founder and CEO, Spirae

Dr. Sunil Cherian heads Spirae, Inc., based in Fort Collins, CO. Spirae is an innovative technology company that delivers scalable platforms for the integration of large-scale renewable and distributed energy resources, microgrids and energy service implementations for utilities and cities.   Read more…

Kuenley Chiu
Director, Product Marketing, C3 Energy

Kuenley Chiu leads product definition and marketing of smart grid applications at C3 Energy, a rapidly growing provider of energy efficiency and grid analytics software.   Read more…

Robin Connell
Manager, Sustainability Programs, Del Monte Foods

Robin Connell began working for Del Monte Foods in 2009 and is responsible for the development and implementation the company’s sustainability program, from environmental reduction goals, responsible sourcing, to employee engagement. In 2008 Connell achieved her M.B.A.   Read more…

Tim Crowder
Corporate Construction Manager, Non-Retail Engineering, Kroger

Tim Crowder is a savvy Facility Engineering Director with strong people and team-building skills who reduced expenses in 2009 by $4.2 million. Pragmatic, detail-oriented and innovative, he is a valued executive skilled in relationship building.   Read more…

Matt Cullinen
Senior Associate - Research & Intelligence, Carbon War Room

Matthew Cullinen plans and manages research initiatives in partnership with some of the world’s top business and other graduate schools, as well as NGO’s and corporate partners.   Read more…

Aaron Daly
Global Energy Coordinator, Whole Foods Market

Aaron Daly supports Whole Foods Market's twelve regional offices in all aspects of energy management. Aaron is working with colleagues to meet the company goal of 25% reduction in per square foot energy usage by 2015.   Read more…

Brian Dauskurdas
Director, Global Energy Solutions, Lutron Electronics

Brian Dauskurdas, Director Global Energy Solutions, has been with Lutron Electronics for 13 years. Dauskurdas founded the Lutron Chicago Office, which led the way to transform Lutron’s Seattle, Washington DC, Toronto and Los Angeles sales offices.   Read more…

John Davies
VP, Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Group

John Davies heads up GreenBiz Group's research efforts and leads the GreenBiz Executive Network, a member-based, peer-to-peer learning forum for sustainability professionals.   Read more…

Pierre Delforge
Director, High Tech Sector Energy Efficiency, NRDC

Pierre Delforge is responsible for NRDC’s policy advocacy and initiatives to reduce energy consumption and associated greenhouse gas emissions by information technology, including data centers, office and consumer electronics.   Read more…

George Denise
Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield at Adobe Systems

George Denise provides facility management services for Adobe Systems Incorporated and oversees a portfolio of 59 sites in 36 countries totaling 2.8 million square feet.   Read more…

Jeff Dlott
CEO, SureHarvest

Jeff Dlott founded SureHarvest in 1999 with a vision for achieving a sustainable agrifood system by measuring and then rewarding growers for producing public benefits like cleaner water and air, job opportunities, and vibrant communities in addition to food. Dr.   Read more…

Patrick Doherty
Director, Smart Strategy Initiative, New America Foundation

Patrick Doherty directs a program that seeks to provoke a new discourse across the United States and world capitals on the central challenge facing the United States, the nature and function of American grand strategy and the contours of a new grand strategy capable of forging a prosperous, secure a   Read more…

Whitney Dorn
Sustainability Leader, DPR Construction

Whitney Dorn has managed the construction process for corporate and institutional clients for the last twenty years with DPR Construction.   Read more…

David Dornfeld
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley

David Dornfeld received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from UW-Madison in 1976 and is Will C. Hall Family Chair in Engineering in Mechanical Engineering at University of California Berkeley.   Read more…

Mihai Dorobantu
Director, Vehicle Technologies and Innovation, Eaton Corporation

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Mark Duvall
Director, Electric Transportation and Energy Storage, Electric Power Research Institute

Dr. Mark Duvall's activities focus on plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles and related electric infrastructure research. He directs a number of collaborations between electric utilities, automotive companies and government agencies as well as academic research institutions. Dr.   Read more…

Scott Elrod
Vice President and Director of the Hardware Systems Laboratory, PARC

Dr. Scott Elrod directs the Hardware Systems Laboratory research organization at PARC, a Xerox company. He also directs the Cleantech Innovation Program at PARC, which develops solutions for energy efficiency, clean water, renewable fuels, and more.   Read more…

Di-Ann Eisnor
Head of Partnerships, Global, Waze

Di-Ann Eisnor is a neogeography pioneer, employing all means to increase the world's citizen mappers.   Read more…

Josh Emig
Director of Digital Practice, Perkins + Will

At Perkins+Will, Josh Emig focuses on the integration of people, technology, and process in a global interdisciplinary design practice.   Read more…

Jeremy Faludi
Sustainable Design Strategist, Faludi Design

Jeremy Faludi (LEED AP BD+C), is a sustainable design strategist and educator. He is co-author of the Autodesk Sustainability Workshop, and has taught green product design at Stanford and elsewhere.   Read more…

Eric Faurot
CEO, GreenBiz Group

Eric Faurot is 20-year media executive with a proven leadership record of building and growing great teams and brands. Faurot has been an executive at CMP, MediaLive, and Miller Freeman. Most recently he grew the event division of TechWeb/UBM from $38 million to $63 million in three years.   Read more…

Mark Ferron
Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Mark J. Ferron was appointed to the CPUC by Governor Jerry Brown on March 22, 2011. Before returning to California in 2009, Commissioner Ferron spent 25 years in global finance, banking and operations.   Read more…

Patrick Flynn
Lead Sustainability Strategist, IO

Patrick Flynn joined IO as Lead Sustainability Strategist to identify, analyze and implement sustainability projects across the company's global footprint.   Read more…

John Fojut
Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, Kohls

John Fojut joined Kohl’s Department Stores in 1981 and has held leadership positions in Store Management, Logistics, Transportation, Facilities and Sustainability. Currently, Fojut is responsible for leading corporate sustainability strategy for Kohl’s.   Read more…

Philippe Fonta
Managing Director Cement (CSI), Buildings (EEB) and Tires (TIP) projects, WBCSD

Philippe Fonta has over 20 years experience with private companies, working in cooperation with international institutions, policy-making bodies and non-governmental organizations.   Read more…

David Friedman
CEO, Ayla Networks

Dave Friedman heads Ayla Networks, a venture-backed company changing the way Internet of Things will be deployed. Ayla has customers in Europe, Asia and U.S. Prior to Ayla, he was part of the founding team of Zero G Wireless and Matrix Semiconductor. He also worked as a competitive analyst at Intel.   Read more…

Gil Friend
President and CEO, Natural Logic

Gil Friend helps companies design, implement and measure profitable sustainability strategies. He is widely considered one of the founders of the sustainable business movement, and was recently named an inaugural member of the ISSP Sustainability Hall of Fame.   Read more…

Mark Gander
Director, AECOM

Mark Gander has worked on several of AECOM’s iconic projects such as the New York Penn Station Vision Study (underway) as the lead principal planner for the nation’s largest passenger rail station and retail complex; Second Avenue Subway (the first major system expansion in NYC in 50 years); Amtrak’   Read more…

Christophe Garnier
Environment Standardization & Regulation, Schneider Electric

Christophe Garnier has a Masters in Computer Sciences, in Grenoble, France. After 10 years in SMEs in the IT sector, he joined Schneider Electric’s marketing team to develop the company’s websites.   Read more…

John Gartner
Research Director, Smart Transportation, Navigant Research

John Gartner's key areas of expertise include electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and integration into the grid, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, EVs, advanced batteries, ultracapacitors, and stop-start vehicle technology.   Read more…

Michael George
Managing Director, WedBush Securities

Michael George's professional career as a lawyer, investment banker, senior public company executive, and board member has developed his skill in the design of sophisticated financial solutions to complex water/energy resource challenges.   Read more…

Jay Giraud
Founder, CEO, Board Member, Mojio

A former professional snowboarder, Jay Giraud is passionate about making the world better through technology for everyday people. Before founding Mojio in 2012, Giraud's team built a world-class electric vehicle-to-grid management system.   Read more…

Josh Gerber
Manager - Smart Grid, San Diego Gas & Electric- Sempra Utilities

In his role leading enterprise-wide smart grid strategy, policy, and project alignment, Josh Gerber manages the development and implementation of SDG&E's Smart Grid Deployment Plan. Prior to joining Sempra, Gerber was a Systems Engineer at Inflow, Inc., now part of SunGard Availability Services.   Read more…

Stacy Glass
Executive in Residence for the Built Environment, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Stacy Glass has spent the past 20 years working with private industry, the nonprofit sector and government organizations to develop and execute startup strategies for businesses and social enterprises.   Read more…

Tad Glauthier
VP of Customer Development and Operations, STEM

As VP of Customer Development and Operations, Tad Glauthier is responsible for defining Stem’s commercial product vision. He also oversees the utility and regulatory aspects of the business.   Read more…

Matt Golden
Principal, Efficiency.org

Matt Golden is an entrepreneur and policy advocate, committed to bringing energy efficiency in the built environment to scale as a demand side resource.   Read more…

Stephen Gordon
US East Sales & Market Development, vCloud Hybrid Services, VMware

Stephen Gordon's career spans software product development, management consulting, and enterprise sales. He has also been a key architect for several profitable services, software, cloud, and consulting practices for Microsoft, IBM, and GE, VMware.   Read more…

Danielle Gould
Founder and CEO, Food+Tech Connect

Danielle Gould helps companies of all sizes drive innovation and understand how information and technology are changing the way food is produced, distributed and consumed.   Read more…

Logan Green
Co-Founder & CEO, Lyft & Zimride

Logan Green, Co-Founder and CEO of Lyft & Zimride, has long been fascinated by innovations in transportation. Lyft is the on-demand ridesharing service from Zimride, the largest ridesharing community in North America.   Read more…

Peter Gross
VP, Mission Critical Systems, Bloom Energy

Peter Gross brings more than 25 years' experience in engineering and design of power systems as applied to data centers, trading floors, command and control centers, and telecommunication and broadcasting facilities.   Read more…

Dian Grueneich
Former Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Commissioner Grueneich is a nationally recognized expert in energy and environmental issues, with over 33 years experience.   Read more…

Leia Guccione
Consultant, Rocky Mountain Institute

Leia Guccione's work focuses on microgrids, industrial operations, industrial ecosystems, transportation and solar PV systems. Prior to joining RMI, Guccione served as a nuclear-trained Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy from 2004 to 2012.   Read more…

Bill Harrison
Mayor, City of Fremont

Mayor Bill Harrison was born and raised in Fremont and attended public schools. He attended Ohlone College, and then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics with a concentration in accounting at the University of California, Santa Barbara.   Read more…

Arno Harris
CEO, Recurrent Energy

Arno Harris is CEO of Recurrent Energy, one of North America’s leading solar project development companies with 2GW of solar projects in development and a more than 700MW portfolio contracted with utilities.   Read more…

Matt Hatton
Director, Machina Research

Matt Hatton is a widely respected wireless industry expert with over 15 years' experience in the mobile sector. He is currently a Director at Machina Research, a specialist research and consultancy firm focusing on M2M, IoT and Big Data.   Read more…

Paul Hawken
Author,

Paul Hawken's work includes starting ecological businesses, writing about the impact of commerce on living systems, and consulting with CEOs and governments on economic development, industrial ecology, and environmental policy.   Read more…

Stacey Higginbotham
Senior Writer, GigaOm

Stacey Higginbotham is a writer for GigaOM. She has spent the last seven years covering technology and finance for publications such as The Deal, the Austin Business Journal, The Bond Buyer, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and works remotely from Austin, Tex   Read more…

Mark Headd
Chief Data Officer, City of Philadelphia

Mark Headd is the Chief Data Officer for the City of Philadelphia, and was formerly Director of Government Relations at Code for America.   Read more…

Peter Hirshberg
CEO, The Re:imagine Group

Peter Hirshberg is changing our thinking about marketing, branding and customer relationships.   Read more…

Harry Hobbs
Area Director of Engineering, InterContinental Hotels

Harry Hobbs brings more than thirty years of experience to the hotels, leading building operations, environmental efficiency, capital improvements, waste diversion, water and energy conservation, and renewable power.   Read more…

Ben Holland
Director, Deployment Policy and Strategy, Securing America's Future Energy

Ben Holland works extensively with cities, utilities, and industry stakeholders to identify solutions for the integration of vehicle electrification.   Read more…

Brian Holland
Director of Climate Programs, ICLEI

As Climate Program Director, Brian Holland leads the development of ICLEI's climate mitigation and climate adaptation programs and consulting projects, and is responsible for building partnerships to advance the creation of new ICLEI resources.   Read more…

Brent Hollenbeck
CEO, TimberRock Energy Solutions, Inc.

Brent Hollenbeck is the founder and CEO of TimberRock Energy Solutions. He has 20 years of executive leadership in the military and private sector. While in the Marine Corps, Hollenbeck served at Camp David where he was awarded the Presidential Service Badge.   Read more…

Rob Howard
CEO, Ensenda

Rob Howard brings a unique blend of technology expertise and logistics industry knowledge to his role as Chief Executive Officer. He founded Ensenda with the vision of applying technology to bring order to the ‘last mile’ of the supply chain – local delivery.   Read more…

Elaine Hsieh
Program Director & Senior Analyst - VERGE, GreenBiz Group

Elaine Hsieh has more than 15 years of industry experience consulting with Fortune 500 companies on a wide range of sustainability, green building, and technology issues.   Read more…

Hans Huberland
Data Center Director, Rackspace

Hans Huberland is responsible for the operation of one of Rackspace’s largest data centers. Huberland has been a Racker since the early days of the company, joining in 2001 in our UK operations among various roles during his tenure.   Read more…

Osama Idrees
Project Manager, Chevron Energy Solutions

Osama Idrees’ work includes all facets of Energy Conservation Measures, Solar Photovoltaic and Energy Storage systems, from performing technical and financial feasibility analysis to the detailed engineering, design, project management and implementation.   Read more…

Lisa Jackson
VP of Environmental Initiatives, Apple

Lisa Jackson oversees all environmental initiatives at Apple, Inc. and reports to CEO Tim Cook. From 2009 to February 2013, Jackson led the U.S.   Read more…

Ray Jenks
VP, Business Development, Recargo

Ray Jenks has over six years experience in plug-in vehicle technology and manages strategic partnerships, sales, and marketing.   Read more…

Rob Jenks
Director of Strategy, C3 Energy

Rob Jenks directs strategy at C3 Energy. Previously, Dr. Jenks served as an Expert in McKinsey & Company's Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice, a cross-industry and cross-functional practice focused on business opportunities and challenges in sustainability. Dr.   Read more…

Paul Johnson
Vice President, Fleet Solutions, Descartes Systems Group

Paul Johnson leads Descartes' solutions consulting group. He plays a key role in requirements assessment, solution design and the implementation planning cycle prior to sale. Johnson’s team ensures a smooth transition from pre-sales to service implementation.   Read more…

Sadhu Johnston
Deputy City Manager, Vancouver

As Deputy City Manager, Sadhu Johnston contributes to the overall management of the City of Vancouver. Sadhu oversees the environmental and emergency management areas within the City Manager’s Office including oversight of the implementation of the Greenest City Action Plan.   Read more…

Naithan Jones
CEO and Co-founder, AgLocal

Naithan Jones created the AgLocal in late 2011. His dream: to match independent and family meat farms to the wholesale and retail buyers who want to buy their meat directly. Because he is from a family of chefs and farmers, he understands the trials of raising and cooking delicious food.   Read more…

Naureen Kabir
Director, Urban (co)LAB, New Cities Foundation

Naureen Kabir leads the Foundation’s Urban (co)LAB where she manages NCF’s Task Forces and research projects. She also directs New Cities Foundation’s USA-based programs and partnerships.   Read more…

Joshua Kagan
Operation Lead - Energy Efficiency, Carbon War Room

Joshua Kagan manages a team focused on developing and implementing large-scale energy efficiency transactions in a network of partner cities such as NYC, San Francisco, Washington DC, London, Vancouver, Vilnius, Melbourne and Copenhagen.   Read more…

Ian Kalin
Director of Open Data, Socrata

Ian Kalin is passionate about empowering people with data. Called “one of the most badass innovators on the planet” by U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, Kalin is currently the Director of Open Data for Socrata. In this role, Ian helps governments liberate their data as a fuel for innovation.   Read more…

Jonathan Kaplan
Director, Food and Agriculture Program, NRDC

Jonathan Kaplan directs NRDC’s new Food and Agriculture program. NRDC’s Food and Agriculture program focuses on reducing the health and environmental impacts from our food system, while promoting more sustainable alternatives.   Read more…

Ben Kaun
Senior Project Engineer, Power Delivery & Utilization, Energy Storage Program, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Ben Kaun manages multiple projects investigating the value and technical impacts of energy storage on the electric system.   Read more…

Joe Kava
Vice President, Data Centers, Google

Joe Kava's current responsibilities include engineering, construction management and delivery, critical facility operations, environmental health & safety and sustainability for Google’s global fleet of data centers.   Read more…

Taylor Keep
Director of Performance, VITAL Environments

Taylor Keep is the Director of Performance at VITAL. His role is to deliver reliable performance outcomes for clients through in-depth discovery, collaborative system design, and holistic building commissioning.   Read more…

Stephen Kelley
Senior Vice President, Green Charge Networks

Stephen Kelley brings more than twenty-five years of experience in growing companies in emerging markets. Kelley comes to Green Charge Networks from the solar industry where he held leadership roles at SoCore Energy, DRI Energy and SunPower Corporation.   Read more…

Danny Kennedy
Co-Founder, Executive Vice President, Sungevity

Danny Kennedy leads the company’s global business development activities and government relations initiatives.   Read more…

Peter Kelly-Detwiler
Principal, NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Peter Kelly-Detwiler's consulting group helps companies navigate the challenges and opportunities of the smart grid. He has been active in the field of energy for almost 25 years, both in the United States and overseas, with 15 of those years in competitive power markets.   Read more…

Nina Kisch
Fleet Administration Manager, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)

Nina Kisch is a fleet administration manager in the Transportation Services department at PG&E. She is currently responsible for communication, training and change management for the department as well as industry outreach on alternative fuels and vehicle electrification.   Read more…

John Knott
Executive Director, Health Product Declaration Collaborative

John Knott is a third generation developer and a recognized leader in sustainability.   Read more…

Scott Kolber
CEO, Roadify

Scott Kolber heads Roadify, a mass transit data platform. Kolber’s background is in marketing and business development for content and technology. At Viacom, he marketed television programming and helped develop MTV’s global satellite distribution. At Loral, Kolber expanded satellite services.   Read more…

Jonathan Koomey
Research Fellow, Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center on Energy Policy & Finance

Jonathan Koomey worked for more than two decades at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and as a visiting professor at Stanford University (2003-4 and Fall 2008), Yale University (Fall 2009), and UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group (Fall 2011). Koomey holds M.S. and Ph.D.   Read more…

Jed Kolko
Chief Economist and VP of Analytics, Trulia

Jed Kolko oversees Trulia's research programs. Applying a background in economic development and research methods, he transforms real estate data, economic trends, and public policy debate into digestible insights for home buyers, sellers and renters.   Read more…

Jim Kor
Founder, Kor Ecologic

Jim Kor heads an international design consultancy with clients in Canada, the USA, and Europe. KOR’s main thrust is combining Engineering and Industrial Design into a unified design.   Read more…

Sandra Kwak
Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager, AutoGrid Systems

Sandra Kwak is transforming the power industry with AutoGrid Systems, creating actionable intelligence out of Big Data from the smart grid. Kwak co-founded and served as President and COO of energy efficiency company Powerzoa.   Read more…

Stephen Lacey
Senior Editor, Greentech Media

Stephen Lacey is a Senior Editor at Greentech Media, where he covers the business of cleantech. He was formerly Deputy Editor of Climate Progress, a climate and energy blog based at the Center for American Progress. He was also an editor/producer with Renewable Energy World. He received his B.A.   Read more…

Erik Larson
Co-founder, Building Energy

Erik Larson is a lifelong soldier working to cut energy spend in buildings, and has spent most of his professional years as an entrepreneur. Most recently Larson co-founded Indie Energy, which developed patented next generation geothermal HVAC technology, and earned accolades from the U.S.   Read more…

Bob Lasseter
Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin- Madison

Bob Lasseter received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1971. He worked for General Electric Co. until he joined UW-Madison in 1980. His research is on the application of power electronics to utility systems. This work includes microgrids, FACTS controllers and dc systems.   Read more…

Tom Lent
Policy Director, Healthy Building Network

Tom Lent is responsible for defining HBN's guiding philosophy and policies with regard to building materials. Lent has spent nearly 30 years working on the environmental impact of buildings, materials, and energy in both the private sector and with public interest groups.   Read more…

David Lear
Exec. Director, Corp. Sustainability, Dell

David Lear leads Sustainability programs to create long-term stakeholder value and opportunities by integrating economic, social and environmental responsibility into Dell’s core business strategies.   Read more…

Keith Leech
Clean Cities Coordinator, City of Sacramento

Keith Leech has served as the Clean Cities Coordinator of the Sacramento Region since 2010. Leech also has served as Fleet Manager for the City of Sacramento since 2006.   Read more…

Jiang Lin
Senior Vice President, The Energy Foundation

Dr. Jiang Lin leads EF’s support in clean energy policy development in China. Before joining CSEP, Dr. Lin was a Staff Scientist with the China Energy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley, California. At LBNL, Dr.   Read more…

Paul Lightfoot
CEO, BrightFarms

Paul Lightfoot brings people into the BrightFarms family – supermarket clients, investors, employees, vendors, etc.   Read more…

Janice Lin
Executive Director, California Energy Storage Alliance

Janice Lin brings over a decade of experience in clean energy strategy and market development experience to Strategen, and more than two decades of general corporate strategy experience.   Read more…

Dawn Lippert
Co-founder , Energy Excelerator

Dawn Lippert founded the Energy Excelerator, a startup program dedicated to solving energy problems - starting in Hawaii. She’s raised $35M for the program, which helps companies succeed through funding and strategic relationships.   Read more…

Ken Locklin
Managing Director, Impax Asset Management, LLC

Locklin is a senior investment executive with 30 years of finance experience, and a 20-year commitment to clean energy enterprise investment, development, management, and finance. He currently serves as the North American Managing Director for Impax Asset Management.   Read more…

Charles Long
Principal, Charles A Long Properties, LLC

Charles Long is a mixed use in-fill real estate developer in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has served as a city manager in four jurisdictions.   Read more…

John Lovenburg
VP, Environmental, BNSF Railway

John Lovenburg leads a team of environmental employees responsible for environmental strategy and communication, sustainability, permitting and compliance, remediation, hazardous materials and emergency response, environmental litigation, and public policy leadership.   Read more…

Amory Lovins
Cofounder, Chief Scientist and Chairman Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Institute

Amory Lovins is co-founder of RMI, an independent nonprofit think-and-do tank that drives the efficient and restorative use of resources.   Read more…

Mitch Lowe
Founder / Managing Partner , Greenstart

Mitch is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and managing partner of Greenstart.   Read more…

Richard Lowenthal
Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer, ChargePoint

From 1998 until 2007, Richard Lowenthal was instrumental in starting several companies, including Lightera, Pipal Systems, and Procket Networks. From 1996 to 1997, Richard was vice president and general manager of Cisco's WAN Access Products Division.   Read more…

Mike Lucki
Chief Financial Officer, CH2M HILL

Mike Lucki has more than 30 years of global public accounting experience with engineering and construction companies. Prior to joining CH2M HILL in November 2010, Lucki was a senior partner with Ernst & Young.   Read more…

Fred Luckey
Chairman/ President, Field to Market

Fred W. Luckey was named chairman of Field to Market: The Keystone Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture in January 2012.   Read more…

Ron Mahabir
CEO, Greenlots

Ron Mahabir is passionate about the environment and sustainable solutions to the growing demand for energy and transportation. He is a founder of Greenlots, a leading provider of intelligent charging solutions for electric vehicles which has sold systems in 13 countries.   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…

Steve Malnight
VP, Customer Energy Solutions, Pacific Gas & Electric

Steve Malnight is responsible for the company’s expanding portfolio of demand-side customer solution offerings, which encompass energy efficiency, demand response, time-variable electric pricing options, automated energy management, electric vehicles and on-site customer generation.   Read more…

KC Mares
President & CEO, MegaWatt Consulting

KC Mares has been focused on energy efficient data centers for over 15 years, designing, building and operating data centers in over 20 countries.   Read more…

Paul Mathew
Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Paul Mathew is a Staff Scientist and Group Leader of the Commercial Building Systems group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), where he conducts applied research and market transformation activities on energy use in buildings.   Read more…

Diego May
Co-founder, CEO, Junar

Diego May heads Junar, an Open Data Platform focused on Governments interested in embracing transparency and data-powered innovation.   Read more…

Michael McCormick
Local and Regional Affairs Advisor and Senior Planner, State of California Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Michael McCormick joined the administration of California Governor Jerry Brown in July 2011.   Read more…

Patrick McCoy
Solar Retail Strategy Planner, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Patrick McCoy responsibilities include oversight of the $130 million 125 MW SB1 solar PV incentive program. Before joining SMUD, McCoy was a Program Manager for the State of California’s Solar Power Purchase Program.   Read more…

Kate McGee
Lead Sustainability Planner, SF Planning Department

Kate McGee manages the Sustainable Development Program and is responsible for balancing San Francisco’s plans for future growth within the context of state and city environmental requirements.   Read more…

Kevin McGinnis
Vice President - Product Platforms & Services, Sprint

Kevin McGinnis is responsible for developing platforms and product lines, ranging from core services like voice and messaging to emerging products like mobile security, entertainment, mobile advertising and mobile commerce.   Read more…

Jason McLennan
Founder, Living Building Challenge

Jason F. McLennan is considered one of the most influential individuals in the green building movement today and is the recipient of the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Prize.   Read more…

Jerry Meek
Senior Manager, Energy, Genentech South San Francisco

Jerry Meek worked at the Roche Pharmaceuticals Palo Alto Site for 19 years as the Utility Operations Manager. During the period, his Utility Operations Department has successfully reduced energy and water consumption, waste and chemical use.   Read more…

Gabriel Metcalf
Executive Director, SPUR

Under Gabriel Metcalf's leadership, SPUR has grown dramatically in influence and membership.   Read more…

Eric Miller
CEO, SCVsoft

Eric Miller is a serial entrepreneur and has been a leader in the energy efficiency, home and commercial energy control area for over 20 years.   Read more…

Steven Miller
Director of Information Technology, Steelcase

Steven Miller is responsible for helping Steelcase find innovative solutions to the company’s most important technology challenges. Previously, Miller was group manager of Asia Pacific Information Technology (2006-11) with overall leadership of the IT function for that region.   Read more…

Tanuj Mohan
CTO & Co-founder, Enlighted, Inc.

Throughout his career, Tanuj Mohan has been responsible for a number of systems that manage the internet from wireless access points to high speed optical backbones as such companies as Tropos, Cisco, Nevis, Novell, and Hughes.   Read more…

David Morgan
VP, Manufacturing, Shaw Industries Group

David Morgan is Vice President of Manufacturing for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and a leading floorcovering provider. A subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc., Shaw has more than $4 billion in annual sales and approximately 24,000 associates worldwide.   Read more…

Chris Morrison
Division Vice President/Global - Water Division, Nalco/ Ecolab

Chris Morrison is a 30+ year global veteran of the water treatment industry.   Read more…

Matt Muniz
Energy Program Manager, County of Alameda, GSA/TSD

Matt Muniz is the Energy Program Manager for Alameda County General Services Agency. He has overseen Alameda County's award-winning Energy Program for the past 17 years, and has managed over $50 million in energy retrofit and distributed generation projects at County-owned and lease facilities.   Read more…

Mark Monroe
CTO and VP, DLB Associates

Mark Monroe is Chief Technology Officer and VP of DLB Associates. He recently served as Executive Director of The Green Grid, an IT industry and end user consortium focused on resource efficient data centers and business computing environments.   Read more…

Mark "Puck" Mykleby
Colonel, USMC (Retired)

Mark Mykleby was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps following his graduation from the United States Naval Academy in 1987. He was designated a naval aviator in April 1990 and as a qualified F/A-18 pilot in December 1990.   Read more…

Jay Nath
Chief Innovation Officer, City of San Francisco

In his current role as the Mayor's Chief Innovation Officer, Jay Nath is working with the tech community and the public to help reinvent government in the digital age.   Read more…

Chris Nelder
Consultant, GetRealList

Chris Nelder is an energy analyst and consultant who has written about energy and investing for more than a decade.   Read more…

Dean Nelson
VP, Global Foundation Services, eBay

Dean Nelson is responsible for Strategy, Architecture and Operational functions of eBay's Mission Critical Data Centers, Networking and Security Infrastructure Services and Global Supply Chain. Nelson is also a core member of the eBay Green Team.   Read more…

J. Ashley Nixon
NGO & Stakeholder Relations Manager, Americas, Shell Oil Company

J. Ashley Nixon is currently the NGO & Stakeholder Relations Manager for Shell Oil Company in the Americas.   Read more…

Doug Norwood
Project Director, Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Doug Norwood is a Project Manager in the Facilities Department at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD.) He has been with SMUD since 1990, working first with customers as a commercial/industrial account representative, and for the past 15 years has been in the Facilities Department with e   Read more…

Melanie Nutter
Director, Department of the Environment, City of San Francisco

Nutter leads the Department of Environment, which helps all San Francisco residents and businesses take an   Read more…

Carrie Norton
Founder and CEO, Green Business BASE CAMP

Carrie Norton's professional mission is to prove the business case for sustainability. Norton's broad expertise in sustainable business and entrepreneurship includes managerial roles at Garage Technology Ventures and Idealab.   Read more…

Terry O'Day
Vice President, NRG EV Services, NRG eVgo

Terry O'Day is responsible for developing and leading NRG EV Services (aka NRG eVgo) in California, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, the nation’s largest competitive power producer.   Read more…

Leo O’Loughlin
SVP, Business Development, Energy and Sustainability, Jones Lang LaSalle

O’Loughlin works with national and global ESS teams to gain and implement energy services assignments throughout the Western U.S. O’Loughlin has more than 20 years of energy industry experience.   Read more…

Melissa O'Mara
Chief Catalyst, Collaborative Innovation, Schneider Electric

Melissa O’Mara’s personal mission is to maximize institutional and cultural response to environmental and economic challenges through smarter, innovative solutions, cross-enterprise collaboration, and collective leadership.   Read more…

Tim O'Reilly
Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media

O'Reilly is one of the most respected figures in the information technology industry, with an uncanny ability to predict and help the future of technology innovation unfold. He is largely credited with driving both the open source and web 2.0 technology movements into mainstream concepts.   Read more…

Eric Olson
Senior VP of Advisory Services, BSR

BSR’s Senior Vice President Eric Olson knows that "business as usual" won't guarantee success in today's turbulent economic times.   Read more…

Jeremiah Owyang
Chief Catalyst, Crowd Companies

Jeremiah Owyang is author of the blog “Web Strategy," rated by Edelman as top Analyst Blog since 2008, and focuses on how corporations connect with their customers using web technologies.   Read more…

Billy Parish
Co-Founder & President, Mosaic

Billy Parish is Founder and President of Mosaic, a clean energy investment marketplace that was recently named one of the world’s 10 most innovative companies in energy by Fast Company.   Read more…

Ali Partovi
Angel Investor, Startup Advisor, Entrepreneur ,

Ali Partovi is an angel investor, startup advisor, and serial entrepreneur. Partovi is also a co-founder of computer education non-profit Code.org, and an active investor in sustainable food systems.   Read more…

Daidipya Patwa
Principal, Energy Policy, Planning, & Analysis, PG&E

Daidipya Patwa is deeply knowledgable in energy policy, planning, and storage. Prior to his time at Pacific Gas and Electric, Patwa worked as product manager, product development manager, and electrical engineer at W.L. Gore & Associates.   Read more…

Nicole Peill-Moelter
Director of Environmental Sustainability, Akamai Technologies

As the Director of Environmental Sustainability at Akamai Technologies, Peill-Moelter oversees the strategy and execution of environmental initiatives across the company, including carbon management and reporting, energy efficiency and waste reduction, employee engagement and stakeholder-awareness.   Read more…

Paul Pebbles
Global Manger, Electric Vehicle, Smart Grid and Emerging Services, General Motors

Paul Pebbles is Global Manager, Electric Vehicle, Smart Grid and Emerging Services for General Motors. In this capacity, Paul has created customer-facing services for the GM Volt, leveraging OnStar’s unique connectivity and control.   Read more…

Russell Perry
Director of Sustainable Design, SmithGroup

Russell Perry heads up SmithGroupJJR's Washington, DC office and co-leads the firm's corporate sustainability efforts.   Read more…

John Pflueger
Principal Environmental Strategist, Dell

John Pflueger is responsible for driving Dell's strategy on issues around Environmental Sustainability – including Energy, GHG Emissions, Materials of Concern, Material Use/Recovery/Reuse, and Water.   Read more…

John Picard
Founder, HP Energy LLC & John Picard & Associates

John Picard is regarded as one of the preeminent environmental consultants in North America. He began his career as an architect, builder, and entrepreneur.   Read more…

Allison Pieja
Co-founder and Director of Technology, Mango Materials

Allison Pieja has a BSE in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Princeton University and an MS & PhD in Environmental Engineering & Science from Stanford University. Her PhD research focused on microbial production of PHA using methane as a feedstock.   Read more…

Manuel Pineda
Assistant Director of Public Works, City of Sunnyvale

Manuel Pineda is a registered Civil Engineer from San Jose State University with a passion for transportation and land use planning.   Read more…

Brook Porter
Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers

Brook Porter joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2010 as a partner on the greentech team.   Read more…

Tom Price
Director of Strategic Initiatives, All Power Labs

Tom Price guides All Power Labs' rapidly expanding global outreach. As designers/ manufacturers of the world's only compact, on demand, carbon negative energy systems, APL is deploying off grid energy in dozens of countries around the world.   Read more…

Jay Primus
SFpark Manager , San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Jay Primus works for the SFMTA as the Program Manager of SFpark, San Francisco's new approach to parking management.   Read more…

Dan Probst
Chairman, Energy and Sustainability Services, Jones Lang LaSalle

Dan Probst is responsible for developing and delivering products and services that help clients reduce ener   Read more…

Chris Pyke
Vice President of Research, U.S. Green Building Council

Dr. Chris Pyke is an environmental scientist with extensive experience working at the intersection between climate change, land use, and sustainable design. Dr.   Read more…

Steven Ramirez
CEO, Beyond the Arc

Steven Ramirez's expertise focuses on effective management and communication strategies for mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and other corporate strategy initiatives.   Read more…

Shana Rappaport
Director of Engagement, VERGE, GreenBiz Group

Shana Rappaport's mission is to advance large-scale, systemic solutions to accelerate climate stabilization.   Read more…

Anthony Ravitz
Real Estate and Workplace Services Green Team Lead, Google

Ravitz joined Google in March of 2006.   Read more…

Marty Reed
Principal, The Roda Group

Marty Reed has served in operating roles at multiple Roda Group portfolio companies, he joined the firm in 2010. Reed serves on the Board of Directors of mOasis, the creator of a soil amendment product that allows farmers to increase crop yield while reducing water and fertilizer application.   Read more…

Bruce Rauhe
R&D Imagineer, Principal, Walt Disney Imagineering

For over 11 years, Bruce Rauhe has helped develop sustainable solutions to meet Disney’s corporate environmental goals. He has a focus and history in advanced energy technologies including fuel cells and batteries.   Read more…

Jonathan Reichental
Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto

Dr. Jonathan Reichental has been successfully helping organizations leverage the value of information and communications technology to solve business problems, increase effectiveness, and support revenue growth for over 20 years. He has experience in both the private and public sectors.   Read more…

Andrew Revkin
Senior Fellow, Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, The New York Times & Pace University

Andrew Revkin, a prize-winning science reporter and author, has spent a quarter of a century covering subjects ranging from the assault on the Amazon to the Asian tsunami, from the troubled relationship of science and politics to climate change at the North Pole.   Read more…

Heather Richman
Political Strategist / Cleantech Startup Advisor, Greenlight Strategies

Heather Richman is a seasoned political strategist and partnership development & management expert with a diverse background on Capitol Hill, in academia, and in the technology and energy sectors.   Read more…

April Rinne
Chief Strategy Officer, Collaborative Lab

April Rinne is Chief Strategy Officer at Collaborative Lab, working with companies, governments and entrepreneurs around the world who are interested in understanding collaborative consumption and harnessing its potential to help create a more sustainable, efficient world.   Read more…

Lyndon Rive
Founder and CEO, SolarCity

Lyndon Rive has grown SolarCity from two to more than 3,000 employees and helped it become one of the most recognizable brands in clean energy in seven years.   Read more…

Cole Roberts
Associate Principal, Arup

Roberts leads the energy and resource sustainability business in Arup’s San Francisco office. Roberts specializes in design and consultation in the new and existing built environment.   Read more…

Mike Roeth
Executive Director, North American Council for Freight Efficiency

Mike has worked in the commercial vehicle industry for over 28 years, most recently as the Executive Director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. Mike is also leading the Trucking Efficiency Operations for the Carbon War Room.   Read more…

Matt Rogers
Founder and VP of Engineering, Nest Labs

Matt Rogers is founder of the world’s first Learning Thermostat.   Read more…

Paul Rogers
Chief Development Officer, GE Software

Paul Rogers is responsible for creating software and service applications working closely with GE’s businesses. Before this position, Rogers was general manager of the Software Solutions Group for GE Energy.   Read more…

Dave Rotheroe
Distinguished Technologist - Global IT Infrastructure and Operations, Hewlett Packard

Dave Rotheroe is a Distinguished Technologist at HP in IT for Data Center Strategy and Architecture.   Read more…

Andrew Rutter
Founder and CTO, Type A Machines

Andrew Rutter launched the Series 1 3D printer in January 2012 as a response to his own need for a reliable and better designed printer. Rutter spent his formative years as a lighting engineer, touring and working for some of the biggest entertainment venues around the world.   Read more…

Peter Rumsey
Chief Technology Officer, Integral Group

Peter Rumsey is a global leader and innovator in the design of low energy and zero energy buildings.   Read more…

Greg Ryan
Founder and CEO, Pasteurization Technology Group

Greg Ryan is a lifetime entrepreneur, with roots in agriculture and energy. He founded Pasteurization Technology group back in 2000 with the idea that there ought to be a way to get more water to the vibrant farmland of his native California.   Read more…

George Salah
CEO and President, Apparent Inc.

For the past 14 years, George Salah has served as the Director of Real Estate and Workplace Services at Google Inc.   Read more…

Bob Savage
VP Sales, Inertech Systems

Bob Savage brings over 25 years of professional experience in both the high tech software sector as well in financial services and software startups. He leads sales and service strategies for the most demanding and complex clients within the Wall St community.   Read more…

William Sarni
Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy, Deloitte

Will Sarni has been providing sustainability, environmental and hydrogeological consulting services to private- and public-sector enterprises for more than three decades, with a focus on developing and implementing corporate-wide sustainability strategies, as well as broad based climate and water pr   Read more…

Bry Sarté
Principal, Founder, Sherwood Engineers

Bry Sarté leads a group of civil and environmental engineers based in San Francisco, New York, Cambridge, and Beijing.   Read more…

Dale Sartor
Applications Team Leader, Building Technologies Department, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Dale Sartor, P.E., heads the LBNL Building Technologies Applications Team which assists in the transfer of new and underutilized technology. Sartor has an AB in Architecture, and a Masters in Business Administration. He is a licensed Mechanical Engineer, and a licensed General Building Contractor.   Read more…

Thibaut Scholasch
Founder and VP of Research and Development, Fruition Sciences

Thibaut Scholasch holds a Ph.D. in viticulture from the French National Institute of Agronomy at Montpellier, France. His research focused on vine water status variations under dry climates and their consequences on berry ripening.   Read more…

Ryan Schuchard
Manager, Climate and Energy, BSR

Ryan Schuchard focuses on integrating climate leadership with CSR, thriving under instability, and innovating on energy. Since 2007, he has contributed to dozens of articles for ClimateBiz.com.   Read more…

John Schulz
Director, Sustainability Operations, AT&T

John Schulz is a Director of Sustainability Operations at AT&T, focused on embedding sustainability into AT&T’s operations, products and services while positioning Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as an important sustainability solution.   Read more…

Laura Schewel
Founder and CEO, StreetLight Data

Laura Schewel is a leading advocate and researcher in advanced transportation, with particular expertise in transportation systems, sustainability and safety, and vehicle/system modeling and analysis.   Read more…

Kelly Schwager
Chief Marketing Officer, Streetline, Inc.

Kelly Schwager joins Streetline from SAP AG, where she was a member of the company’s senior leadership team and served as Vice President, Global Communications.   Read more…

Eric Schwarz
Director of Sales, Enterprise

Eric Schwarz has over 20 years of experience in various management positions in the car rental industry, all of which have been spent at Enterprise Holdings Inc.. For the past 10 years, Schwarz has been serving as the Director of Business Rental Sales for Enterprise Holdings Incorporated.   Read more…

Kristina Skierka
President, Katalytix

As president and founder of Katalytix, Kristina Skierka drives adoption of clean technologies and energy efficient practices through growth strategies, leadership initiatives and market activation™.   Read more…

Chris Shimoda
Manager of Environmental Policy, California Trucking Association

Chris Shimoda has been with the CTA since 2007 and was previously responsible for the development of its safety policy.   Read more…

Swapnil Shah
CEO and Co-Founder, FirstFuel Software

FirstFuel Software CEO and co-founder Swapnil Shah has built his career building winning IT companies. He is a seasoned entrepreneurial leader with 20 years of experience leading software companies into innovative markets.   Read more…

Sukrit Sehgal
Director, Sustainability and Recoveries, Quality Technology Services

Sukrit Sehgal has overseen the reduction of QTS’ carbon footprint with more than 6 million pound of materials being recycled as well as using energy conservation methods to reduce QTS’ reliance on electricity.   Read more…

Bob Smith
Director, Energy Marketing Solutions, Eaton

Bob Smith heads the energy marketing programs for Eaton’s Cooper Lighting business.   Read more…

Laura Spanjian
Director of Office of Sustainability, City of Houston

Laura Spanjian is responsible for directing and coordinating projects and initiatives that improve air, land and water quality; and support and expand renewable energy, energy efficiency, green buildings, recycling and composting, alternative and clean transportation, local food production and more   Read more…

Alex Spilger
Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Cassidy Turley

Alex Spilger has consulted on over 100 diverse green building projects with high profile clients such as Google, Salesforce, Skype, Square, Mozilla, Comcast, GAP, and the Wharton School of Business among others.   Read more…

Emma Stewart
Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk

Emma Stewart, Ph.D., is Head of Sustainability Solutions at Autodesk, where she leads the design software company’s efforts to make sustainable design easy, insightful, and cost-effective for its millions of engineering and design customers.   Read more…

Jeff St. John
Reporter and Analyst, Greentech Media

Jeff St. John covers the green technology space, with a particular focus on smart grid, smart buildings, energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, green IT, renewable energy and technology to integrate distributed, intermittent green energy into the grid.   Read more…

Josh Switkes
Founder and CEO, Peloton Technology, Inc.

Dr. Josh Switkes has been working on systems to make driving safer and more efficient for the last 12 years.   Read more…

Casey Talon
Research Analyst, IDC Energy Insights

Casey Talon's research efforts focus on Smart Building and Home Energy Management technologies and services, and the associated policy, regulatory, and business developments driving these markets.   Read more…

Hemant Taneja
Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners

Prior to joining General Catalyst Partners, Hemant Taneja was founder & CEO of Isovia, Inc., a company that he co-founded in 1999. Isovia merged with JP Mobile in 2002, and was subsequently acquired by Good Technology in 2005.   Read more…

Colin Tetrault
Senior Policy Advisor of Sustainability to Mayor Greg Stanton, City of Phoenix

Colin Tetrault oversees the development and recommendation of policy germane to sustainability over the City of Phoenix.   Read more…

Scott Tew
Executive Director, Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability, Ingersoll Rand

Scott Tew is responsible for Ingersoll Rand's forward-looking sustainability initiatives.   Read more…

Trisa Thompson
VP, Corporate Responsibility, Dell

As Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Dell, Trisa Thompson is responsible for Dell’s global giving and sustainability. Previously at Dell, Thompson served as Vice President, Legal, for the Global Operations, Marketing and Product Groups, and was a member of the Legal Team for 12 years.   Read more…

Rob Threlkeld
Manager of Renewable Energy, General Motors

Rob Threlkeld graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering. He currently manages central utility contracts in North America and GM’s global renewable energy strategy.   Read more…

Mike Tinskey
Director of Global Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, Ford

Mike Tinskey leads the company’s sustainability activities for electric vehicles and infrastructure. His focus is to develop and implement new business models, products, and partnerships to ensure success for Ford plug-in hybrids and full battery electric vehicles globally.   Read more…

Tom Tomich
Director of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI), UC Davis

Tom Tomich joined the faculty of the University of California at Davis in January 2007.   Read more…

Marianne Turley
Sr. Statistical Consultant, Kaiser Permanente

Marianne Turley is a data scientist. She has advanced skills and training in mathematics, computing, and statistics, including a PhD in quantitative ecology and resource management.   Read more…

Heather Tomley
Acting Director, Environmental Planning, Port of Long Beach

Heather Tomley joined the Port in 2005 and was promoted to Assistant Director in 2008. She was named to her current post as Acting Director in 2013.   Read more…

Molly Turner
Director of Public Policy, Airbnb

Molly Turner is the Director of Public Policy at Airbnb. As an advocate for the company and its community, Molly studies the impacts of sustainable tourism and the sharing economy.   Read more…

Dan Vizzini
Team Lead, Analysis and Training, Thetus Corporation

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Debra van Duynhoven
Green Building Executive,

Debra van Duynhoven is an architect by background and is passionate about living in harmony with our environment. She is also a LEED AP and a Sustainable Building Advisor.   Read more…

Ted van der Linden
Director of Sustainability, DPR Construction

Ted van der Linden is in charge of all Sustainability programs at DPR which includes development of cost evaluation tools for cost/benefit analysis of green building strategies. He holds a tremendous wealth of expertise in all phases of commercial, industrial and sustainable construction.   Read more…

Jeremy Walker
CEO, IOTA Computing

Jeremy Walker heads a "slightly stealthy" Internet Of Things startup in Palo Alto and Britain. With 18 years in Silicon Valley, and now on his sixth startup, he's a British/Australian dual citizen.   Read more…

Bill Walsh
Executive Director, Healthy Building Network

Bill Walsh is the Founder and Executive Director of the Healthy Building Network (HBN).   Read more…

Fran Weld
Real Estate Director, San Francisco Giants

As Director of Real Estate for the San Francisco Giants, Fran Weld is responsible for the design and entitlement of Mission Rock Development, a partnership between the Giants and the Port and City of San Francisco.   Read more…

Jason Wolf
Co-founder and CEO, CollaboratEV

As Co-founder and CEO of Collaboratev, Jason Wolf is committed to a simple idea: Electric Vehicle (EV) drivers should be able to locate and charge at any charging station. Prior to Collaboratev, Wolf was at Better Place, joining in August 2008 to lead Better Place California.   Read more…

Paul Wessel
Executive Director, Green Parking Council

Paul Wessel has extensive experience in creating, trouble-shooting and managing community development projects uniting residents, businesses, public agencies, non-profit boards and staff, and other diverse communities.   Read more…

Nick Whitman
President, FEED Resource Recovery

Nick Whitman is responsible for the planning and execution of a wide range of corporate initiatives and strategies to drive growth and customer satisfaction at FEED.   Read more…

David Will
VP of Sales, JB Hunt

As VP of Sales for J.B. Hunt, David Will travels extensively throughout the U.S. visiting Fortune 500 customers, discussing supply chain, and the value that a J.B. Hunt integrated solution can provide.   Read more…

Kathrin Winkler
Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, EMC Corporation, Board Member, The Green Grid

As CSO for the world’s leader in cloud computing, Kathrin Winkler provides the vision, strategy and leadership for EMC’s global sustainability initiatives.   Read more…

Yiaway Yeh
Co-Chief Innovation Officer, Metro Government of Nashville and Davidson County

Yiaway Yeh serves as the Co-Chief Innovation Officer of Nashville and Davidson County Metro Government and since July 2013 has co-headed Nashville Mayor Karl F. Dean’s new Office of Innovation.   Read more…

Michael Yarne
Executive Director, Up Urban

During Michael Yarne’s 12-year professional career, he has worked on three sides of the urban real estate development profession: as an attorney advising developers on complex land use, real estate and project-finance issues, as a project manager in a private infill development company and most rece   Read more…

Gabe Zichermann
Editor in Chief, Founder & CEO, Gamification.Co

Gabe Zichermann is the chair of GSummit (gsummit.com) where top gamification experts across industries gather to share knowledge and insight about customer & employee engagement and loyalty and the Founder/Editor of Gamification.Co (gamification.co) and EQ magazine.   Read more…

Julianne Zimmerman
Managing Director, Vodia Ventures

Vodia Ventures Co-Founder and Managing Director Julianne Zimmerman is an avid member and supporter of the entrepreneurial community, with over twenty years of experience guiding technology-based companies to deliver novel value propositions in the US and abroad.   Read more…