Matt Polsky is a sustainability change agent and a senior fellow for sustainability innovation and multidisciplinary thought at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Institute for Sustainable Enterprise.
He has unique cross-sector experience working in business, government, for environmental groups, and as an adjunct professor. He was the Sustainability Team Leader at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. He has taught sustainability courses at six New Jersey colleges. He was a marketing manager at AT&T Microelectronics, a market researcher at Lane Bryant, and a marketing coordinator at BBD&O.
Currently, he is the Director of the Land Trust, buying and preserving land for the environmental group, the Passaic River Coalition.
As a perpetual student, he has a BA in Psychology from Rutgers College; an MBA in Economics, an MA in Humanities & Social Thought, and a Certificate in Global Affairs, all from NYU; and completed the Corporate Environmental Leadership Seminar at Yale. He has taken additional courses with some of the giants of the sustainability field.