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VERGE 23 offers valuable learning and networking opportunities for thousands of professionals from business, government, solution providers and startups. Functional roles who benefit from participating at VERGE include: Sustainability, Fleet and Logistics Management, Energy Procurement and Management, Product and Packaging Design and more

Explore past participants below, and check out the Group Package page for more examples of roles that benefit from participating and to find out how your organization can send an unlimited number of employees to VERGE 23 for a simple, flat rate. 

VERGE 23 is the center of gravity for the climate tech community, designed to benefit leaders across the entire ecosystem: 

Private Sector
  • Explore the latest trends, tools and insights in climate tech 
  • Build connections with a dynamic community of leaders from across industries and sectors
  • Forge meaningful relationships with new partners — large and small — from the private sector
  • Share insights on the direction of future policymaking and support action on existing policies. 
Non-profits & Trade Organizations 
  • Learn from and share findings with the climate tech ecosystem 
  • Collaborate with the private sector and connect with new and existing partners
Solution Providers
  • Connect with prospective customers and partners 
  • Establish your brand as a leading climate tech solutions provider 
Startups & Investors 
  • Network with influential investors, trailblazing startups and corporate partners 
  • Position your brand in front of 5,000+ leaders in the climate tech ecosystem 
Research & Academia 
  • Build bridges between research and early innovation to real-world implementation 
  • Communicate key learnings on breakthrough climate research with public and private sectors



Company Name
Job Title
AB In BEV Global Sustainability and Innovation Director
Accenture Managing Director, North America Sustainability Strategy Lead
Allbirds Head of Sustainability
Amazon Investment Lead, Climate Pledge Fund
Amazon Global Lead, Sustainable Buildings
Amazon Electric Vehicle Charging and Infrastructure Products
American Forest Foundation Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
Apple Vice President, Environment, Policy & Social Initiatives
Arbor Day Foundation Managing Director of Carbon Markets
BlackRock Global Head of Sustainability
California Air Resources Board Staff Air Pollution Specialist
CDP Head of Corporations and Supply Chains, North America
CDP Global Director of Corporations and Supply Chains
City of Los Angeles Director of Vehicle Electrification
City of San Jose Mayor
Clean Energy Buyers Association CEO
Clean Energy Buyers Association Head of Strategic Communications
Clean Energy Ventures Investment Manager
Conservation International SVP, Sustainable Lands & Waters
Danone North America Chief Research & Innovation Officer
Delta Air Lines Chief Sustainability Officer and Corporate Innovation
Duke Energy Director, Commercial Renewables Sales
Earth Uprising International Founder and Executive Director
eBay Chief Sustainability Officer
Edelman SVP, Consumer Transportation Technology
Electrify America, LLC Head of Energy Services
ENGIE Impact Director Sustainability Solutions
ENGIE Impact Sr Director Strategic Accounts
Environmental Defense Fund Executive Vice President of Impact
Environmental Defense Fund Managing Director, EDF+Business
ERM Technical Director, Economics
Esri Chief Scientist
EVgo Sr. Director, Fleet Partnerships
Executive Office of the President Assistant Director for Ocean Conservation, Climate and Equity
Office of Science and Technology Policy,
General Motors Chief of Staff - Electric Vehicle Management 
General Motors Brand Integration Manager and Chief of Staff, Cross Product Electric Vehicle
General Motors Vice President - Chief Sustainability Officer
Global Optimism Founding Partner
Google Strategic Sustainability Programs & Engagement Lead
Google Head of Sustainability and Climate Policy
Google Head, Food for Good
Google Head of Business Development
HP, Inc. Chief Sustainability Officer
HSBC VP, Corporate Sustainability
IBM CTO & VP, Sustainability Software
IDEO Director, Design for Food
Impossible Foods Found
JetBlue Airways Director, Head of Sustainability & ESG
JLL SVP Global Sustainability
Johnson Controls VP, Growth Operations
Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc. Director of Sustainability
LinkedIn Director of Global Sustainability
LinkedIn Senior Associate, Central Strategic Initiatives
Lower Carbon Capital Partner
Lyft Head of Sustainability
Mars Incorporated Global Renewable Energy Program Manager
Mcdonalds U.S. Sustainability Manager
Meta Head of Net Zero Strategy
Meta Head, Climate
Microsoft Sustainability Sales Strategy Director
Microsoft Sr Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Sustainability
Natural Resources Defense Council Natural Resources Defense Council
Nasdaq Senior ESG Climate Analyst
Neste President, US
New Energy Nexus Chief Energy Officer
NRG Director, Sustainability Advisory
Pachama Vice President of Carbon Origination
Panera VP, Food Beliefs, Sustainability and PR
PepsiCo Senior Fleet Sustainability Manager
PepsiCo Senior Director of Sustainability
Prologis Vice President, Global Energy
Powerhouse Ventures Founder and CEO; Managing Partner
REI Sustainability Program Manager
REI VP Strategy, Transformation & Sustainability
Rewiring America Founder
Rocky Mountain Institute Senior Associate, Carbon-Free Electricity
Rocky Mountain Institute Managing Director, Climate Intelligence
S&P Global Vice President, Managing Director — Global Power & Renewables
Salesforce SVP, Sustainability
Salesforce EVP & Chief Impact Officer
Salesforce Director, Partner Alliances
Science Based Targets Initiative Executive Director
Shopify Head of Sustainability
Sodexo Vice President, Sustainability & CSR
Stanford University Co-Director, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions
Stripe Head of Climate
Tesla, Inc. Director, Business Development
The Environmental Defense Fund Vice President, Natural Climate Solutions
The Nature Conservancy Managing Director, Center for Sustainability Science
Center for Sustainability Science
Third Derivative Co-Founder and Principal
Unilever Head of External Affairs
U.S. Department of Defense Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer
U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Secretary of Energy
U.S. Department of Energy Commercialization Executive
Uber Global Head of Vehicles & Electrification
Uber Global Lead on Sustainability Policy
Unreasonable Group General Partner, Unreasonable Collective
Verra Chief Program Development & Innovation Officer
Walmart Director, Energy Services
Walmart Senior Manager, Global Sustainability
We Don't Have Time President
WWF Global Initiative Lead Food Loss and Waste
XPRIZE Chief Scientist | EVP Climate & Energy