George Basile is a professor and a senior scientist in the Global Institute of Sustainability. He is also a co-founder of eEcosphere, a business that provides a social-web platform for people to work together to solve their everyday needs collaboratively and sustainably.
George Basile, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized creative thinker and practitioner in the field of sustainability. Basile started out on a traditional academic career path, with a B.S. in physics from University of California, Irvine, followed by a Ph.D. in biophysics from University of California, Berkeley, and a post-doc at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory. He has held teaching positions at Berkeley and Stanford, and helped develop Green MBA programs in the United States and Sweden. He serves on the boards of nonprofit organizations and new ventures, and advises Fortune 500 clients on sustainable business practices and integrated operational and marketing strategies. He served as the R&D head of The Natural Step, an accelerator of global sustainability, and co-founded Thrive Unlimited.
Dr. Basile is widely published and is a sought-after speaker focusing on creating strategic alignment between business drivers and emerging market needs.