Heather King is president of kingconsulting, a strategy consulting practice focused on technology, innovation and sustainability. Her team provides research, planning, business development and communications services to large companies and start ups. She writes on sustainability leadership and innovation in business; in the past, she produced "View from the C-Suite" for GreenBiz.com.
Heather King is president of kingconsulting, a strategy consulting practice focused on technology, innovation and sustainability. Her team provides research, planning, business development and communications services to large companies and startups. She writes on sustainability leadership and innovation in business; in the past, she produced "View from the C-Suite" for GreenBiz.com.
For over 20 years, she has worked with companies and non-profits, helping scale their business in emerging and transitional markets. She has worked with established enterprises -- Apple, Disney, Scholastic, Oracle, Microsoft, CNN, National Geographic -- and with an array of start-ups.
She is a published author of a trade paperback, and multiple national and international magazine and online stories. She has produced international documentaries including the award-winning Day in the Life of Africa -- a broad reaching partnership between leading companies (including Apple, Chevron, Pfizer), over 50 of the world's leading photojournalists (Sebastian Selgado, Ed Kashi) and Harvard University's AIDS education initiative.
Heather is an Executive Fellow of the Presidio Graduate School of Sustainable Business and has an MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
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