Mikhail Davis is director of restorative enterprise for Interface in San Francisco. Interface is the world's largest manufacturer of modular carpet and has promised to eliminate its negative impact on the environment by 2020.
Mikhail was previously responsible for strategically leveraging and expanding Interface's thought leadership in sustainability with a focus on the U.S. Pacific and Southwest regions. He has more than 14 years of experience as a strategic adviser, analyst, designer and manager for sustainability programs in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. His favorite sustainability challenges to tackle include: unlikely stakeholder alliances, greener chemicals and materials, and closed loop systems.
His previous work includes three years as personal manager to environmental icon David Brower (an original member of Interface's "Eco Dream Team" in the late '90s) and five years with Blu Skye Sustainability Consulting building sustainable business strategies for Fortune 500 companies including Walmart, Waste Management, Bunge and Staples. He holds a B.S. in earth systems from Stanford University.