Speakers

Jennifer Pahlka
Founder & Executive Director, Code for America

Pahlka is the founder, executive director and board chair of Code for America. Previously, she ran the Web 2.0 and Gov 2.0 events for TechWeb, in conjunction with O'Reilly Media, and co-chaired the successful Web 2.0 Expo.   Read more…

Kathryn Alsegaf
Associate Director, Internal Sustainability, Deloitte

Kathryn Ayan Alsegaf is Associate Director of Internal Sustainability for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Her responsibilities include oversight and advancement of internal environmental sustainability objectives.   Read more…

Paul Baier
Vice President of Sustainability Consulting, Groom Energy

Baier leads Groom Energy's Sustainability Consulting practice, which assists Groom Energy's customers with their sustainability strategies and GHG inventories.   Read more…

Arun Banskota
President, EV Services, NRG Energy

Banskota is president, NRG Energy’s EV Services. In this role, he leads the development of NRG Energy’s eVgo electric vehicle charging network. He has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, most recently overseeing NRG Energy’s 11,000 plus megawatt Texas generation portfolio.   Read more…

Manish Bapna
Interim President, World Resources Institute

Bapna is the acting president of the World Resources Institute. He joined WRI as its executive vice president and managing director in 2007. His interests and expertise are in international development with a particular focus on rural poverty and natural resources.   Read more…

David Bartlett
Vice President of Industry Solutions, IBM

Bartlett leads IBM’s Smarter Building initiative and Tivoli’s Smarter Planet Industry Solutions. Prior to this role, he spent close to ten years in Europe in roles that included: Vice President of Europe, Middle East, and Africa and Director of Europe's Tivoli development laboratory.   Read more…

Matt Brest
Director of Marketing, Alcoa Wheel & Transportation Products

Brest, PE was recently named Director of Marketing for AWTP (Alcoa Wheel & Transportation Products) in Cleveland, OH. Prior to his role as Director of Marketing, Matt directed the development of new and innovative products as the Product and Technology Manager for AWTP.   Read more…

Lane Burt
Director, Technical Policy, US Green Building Council

Burt leads USGBC’s policy work at the state, local, and federal level. A licensed Professional Engineer, he has been closely engaged with decision makers in Congress and federal agencies on all aspects of building policy, including incentives, building codes, and appliance standards.   Read more…

Brian Carey
Principal, PwC's PRTM Management Consulting

Carey is a Principal in PwC's PRTM Management Consulting and leads PwC's US Cleantech Advisory practice. He has over 17 years of experience leading projects in market entry, operations strategy, supply chain, product innovation, and customer operations.   Read more…

Steve Case
Chairman and CEO, Revolution LLC

Case is one of America’s best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists, and a pioneer in making the Internet part of everyday life. Case co-founded America Online (AOL) in 1985, when the Internet was in its infancy.   Read more…

Robin Chase
Founder & CEO, Buzzcar

Chase is founder and CEO of Buzzcar, a service that brings together car owners and drivers in a carsharing marketplace. Buzzcar.com empowers individuals to take control of their mobility, without looking to governments or big businesses for solutions.   Read more…

Shelby Clark
Founder & Chief Community Officer, RelayRides

Clark first tried carsharing when his car died after a cross-country move to California. He loved living a car-free life, but thought carsharing would work better and grow faster if it was "for the people, by the people", a neighbor-to-neighbor experience. So he founded RelayRides.   Read more…

Glenn Daehn
Mars G. Fontana Professor of Metallurgic, The Ohio State University

Daehn is the Mars G. Fontana Professor of Metallurgical Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University. He holds PhD and MS degrees from Stanford University.   Read more…

Dan Delurey
President, Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG)

Delurey is President of the Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG), the trade association for companies that provide technologies, products and services in the DR and Smart Grid areas.   Read more…

Alex Dews
Policy and Program Manager, Mayor's Office of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia

Alex Dews is the Policy and Program Manager for the Mayor's Office of Sustainability. His focus is on project implementation and progress tracking for Greenworks Philadelphia, the city's comprehensive sustainability framework.   Read more…

Kent Dickson
Chief Technology Officer, Tendril

Dickson has more than 21 years of engineering experience. As CTO, Dickson is responsible for technology strategy at Tendril including research, product architecture, standards and security.   Read more…

Gregg Dixon
SVP, Marketing and Sales, EnerNOC

Dixon has led various sales, marketing, and business development efforts at EnerNOC and currently leads marketing and sales efforts worldwide to end-use customers.   Read more…

Daryl Dulaney
President and CEO, Siemens Industry

Dulaney is responsible for executive management of Siemens Industry, Inc., a multi-billion dollar entity with 22,000 employees, comprising the newly-created Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector and the Siemens Industry Sector in the United States.   Read more…

Katie Fehrenbacher
Senior Writer, Greentech Editor, GigaOm

Katie Fehrenbacher has been a reporter covering technology for close to a decade, and has covered green technology for the past five years. She is a Senior Writer and Features Editor for GigaOM.   Read more…

Todd Fein
Founder & CEO, Green Diamond

Todd Fein is the founder and CEO of Green Diamond, a firm specializing in next generation solutions for performance management, including systems that integrate, analyze and report on how environmental and social factors relate to financial performance.   Read more…

Krys Freeman
Director of Systems + Technology, GreenBiz Group

Krys Freeman is one of today’s rising entrepreneurs, technologists and visionaries.   Read more…

Gil Friend
President and CEO, Natural Logic

Gil Friend helps companies design, implement and measure profitable sustainability strategies. He is widely considered one of the founders of the sustainable business movement, and was recently named an inaugural member of the ISSP Sustainability Hall of Fame.   Read more…

Lisa Gansky
Author, The Mesh

Gansky is, at heart, a marketect and "impact junky" with a strong interest in breaking the edges of formerly happy business models and bringing together not-so-likely characters in the form of new offerings, teams and partnerships.   Read more…

Greg Giammalvo
Regional Government Business Leader, Arup

Giammalvo is the Arup Regional Government Business Leader for the Americas practice and has developed regional strategies for procuring and delivering government projects.   Read more…

Chris Gould
Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, and Chief Sustainability Officer, Exelon

In his role as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, and Chief Sustainability Officer, Gould is responsible for overall corporate strategic planning as well as the company’s corporate environmental efforts.   Read more…

Marc Gunther
Senior Writer, GreenBiz Group

Marc is a veteran journalist whose focus is business and sustainability, most recently as Senior Writer for Fortune magazine, where he spent 13 years.   Read more…

Elgie Holstein
Senior Director of Strategic Planning, Environmental Defense Fund

As a senior director for strategic planning at the Environmental Defense Fund, Elgie Holstein coordinates strategy and policy work and represents the program to policymakers, supporters and the media.   Read more…

Tim Johnson
Strategic Opportunity Manager, Sprint

Tim Johnson is the Strategic Opportunity Manager for Sprint’s of Connected Vehicle Program. for Sprint Nextel Corporation.   Read more…

Hillol Kargupta
President, Agnik

Hillol Kargupta is one of the co-founders and the President of Agnik. He is also a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has more than 20 years of experience in computing and business leadership.   Read more…

Peter Kelly-Detwiler
Principal, NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Peter Kelly-Detwiler's consulting group helps companies navigate the challenges and opportunities of the smart grid. He has been active in the field of energy for almost 25 years, both in the United States and overseas, with 15 of those years in competitive power markets.   Read more…

Daniel Kim
Founder & President, Lit Motors Corporation

Kim is the founder and chief executive officers of Lit Motors, a startup electric motorcycle company based in San Francisco. His eight years of research in vehicle architecture and ecology has resulted in eight utility patents.   Read more…

Steve Kline
VP & Chief Sustainability Officer, Pacific Gas & Electric

Kline is Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for PG&E Corporation, responsible for environmental policy activities and oversight of the Corporation’s Washington, D.C. office. Kline joined Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in 1980.   Read more…

Jon Koomey
Consulting Professor, Stanford University

Jonathan Koomey is a Consulting Professor at Stanford University, worked for more than two decades at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and has been a visiting professor at Stanford University (2003-4 and Fall 2008), Yale University (Fall 2009), and UC Berkeley’s Energy and Resources Group (Fal   Read more…

Wilson Korol
Sustainability Business Leader, Avaya

Korol is the Sustainablity Business Leader at Avaya. He is responsbile for the Avaya's global sustainablity program (www.avaya.com/green) and manages Avaya's Green Core Team, which drives sustainability throughout the company's products and operations.   Read more…

Cary Krosinsky
Executive Director, Network for Sustainable Financial Markets

Cary Krosinsky is Executive Director of the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, and teaches Sustainability & Investing at Columbia University's Earth Institute & the University of Maryland Smith School of Business. Previously, he was senior vice president for Trucost.   Read more…

Alex Laskey
President & Founder, Opower

As President of Opower, Laskey is responsible for engaging our utility and government partners with Opower’s purpose and products. He is a highly sought-after as a speaker at energy-related conferences throughout the US and abroad.   Read more…

Jennifer Layke
Executive Director, Institute for Building Efficiency, Johnson Controls

Layke is the Director of Johnson Controls’ Institute for Building Efficiency, a global initiative to provide information and analyses of technologies, policies, and practices in high performance buildings and smart energy systems from a practitioner’s perspective.   Read more…

Mark Lee
Executive Director, SustainAbility

Based in San Francisco, Mark Lee has 15+ years experience in key leadership positions in the sustainability field.   Read more…

Ken Locklin
Managing Director, Impax Asset Management, LLC

Locklin is a senior investment executive with 30 years of finance experience, and a 20-year commitment to clean energy enterprise investment, development, management, and finance. He currently serves as the North American Managing Director for Impax Asset Management.   Read more…

Kathy Loftus
Global Leader of Sustainable Engineering & Energy Management, Whole Foods Market

Loftus coordinates sustainability programs, including overall Company impact reporting, as well as directs engineering, energy management and maintenance best practices and green building and strategic energy procurement efforts for Whole Foods Market and has been in this role for six years.   Read more…

Amory Lovins
Cofounder, Chief Scientist and Chairman Emeritus, Rocky Mountain Institute

Amory Lovins is co-founder of RMI, an independent nonprofit think-and-do tank that drives the efficient and restorative use of resources.   Read more…

Beth Lowery
Principal, GreenOrder

Lowery brings expertise in environmental responsibility and sustainability to GreenOrder. She is responsible for developing key insights to create solutions for Boards of Directors, senior leaders in the sustainability function, functional management and employees.   Read more…

Bill Lyon
VP, Energy Management, Macy's

Responsible for all energy matters and strategic direction at Macy's to include procurement and risk management, Energy Information Systems (EIS), demand side management, capital investment and budgets. Additional responsibilities include Sustainability Executive Committee member.   Read more…

Ron Mahabir
CEO, Greenlots

Ron Mahabir is passionate about the environment and sustainable solutions to the growing demand for energy and transportation. He is a founder of Greenlots, a leading provider of intelligent charging solutions for electric vehicles which has sold systems in 13 countries.   Read more…

Joel Makower
Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group

Joel Makower is a well-respected voice on business, the environment, and the bottom line. As a writer and strategist on corporate sustainability practices and clean technology, he has helped a wide range of companies align environmental goals with business strategy.   Read more…

Daniel McCoy
Associate Director, Genentech

McCoy has been working in the commute benefits field for over 20 years. He started his career in Transportation working for the Multi-City TSM Agency in San Mateo County and was responsible for establishing many of the first BART and Caltrain shuttles there.   Read more…

Dennis McGinn
President, ACORE

In 2011, Retired Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn took the helm as President of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE).   Read more…

Donna McIntire
Chief, Energy & Sustainable Design Unit, U.S. State Department, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

Donna McIntire serves as Chief of the Energy & Sustainable Design Unit for the Department of State, Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations.   Read more…

Victoria Mills
Managing Director, Corporate Partnerships Program, Environmental Defense Fund

Victoria Mills is managing director of EDF's Corporate Partnerships Program and works from the organization's Boston office. Mills works with market-leading companies to create environmental improvements that make business sense.   Read more…

Christopher Mines
Senior VP and Research Director, Forrester Research

Mines is a research director advising tech industry Vendor Strategy professionals. He leads a research team that predicts and quantifies growth and disruption in the technology industry, focusing on the economics and business models of IT suppliers, and emerging trends in technology adoption.   Read more…

Adam Muellerweiss
Director, Energy & Climate Change, Dow Chemical Company

Muellerweiss is responsible for developing low-carbon business opportunities and managing the Company’s greenhouse gas management strategy.   Read more…

Dean Nelson
VP, Global Foundation Services, eBay

Dean Nelson is responsible for Strategy, Architecture and Operational functions of eBay's Mission Critical Data Centers, Networking and Security Infrastructure Services and Global Supply Chain. Nelson is also a core member of the eBay Green Team.   Read more…

Tim O'Reilly
Founder and CEO, O'Reilly Media

O'Reilly is one of the most respected figures in the information technology industry, with an uncanny ability to predict and help the future of technology innovation unfold. He is largely credited with driving both the open source and web 2.0 technology movements into mainstream concepts.   Read more…

Cindy Ortega
Senior Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, MGM Resorts International

Topic: Making the Business Case for Sustainability
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John Parodi
Director of Energy Management, Roche

Parodi is responsible for establishing and achieving Roche’s goals to increase energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and manage energy costs at the Company’s North American facilities.   Read more…

David Pogue
Global Director of Sustainability, CBRE

As Global Director of Sustainability, Pogue is responsible for leading sustainability programs for CBRE’s property and facilities management portfolio around the globe.   Read more…

Dan Probst
Chairman, Energy and Sustainability Services, Jones Lang LaSalle

Dan Probst is responsible for developing and delivering products and services that help clients reduce ener   Read more…

Nick Pudar
VP, Planning and Business Development, OnStar

Nick Pudar, Vice President of OnStar Planning and Business Development, is responsible for managing OnStar’s planning, business development, and service evolution. He drives future service development and management of the overall service portfolio.   Read more…

Chris Pyke
Vice President of Research, U.S. Green Building Council

Dr. Chris Pyke is an environmental scientist with extensive experience working at the intersection between climate change, land use, and sustainable design. Dr.   Read more…

Anthony Ravitz
Real Estate and Workplace Services Green Team Lead, Google

Ravitz joined Google in March of 2006.   Read more…

Don Reed
Director, Sustainable Business Solutions , PwC

Don Reed is a Director in PwC’s Sustainable Business Solutions practice. Reed has 15 years experience working with senior executives and corporate directors on sustainability and climate change strategies.   Read more…

Duke Reiter
Senior Vice President & Managing Director, ASU Foundation for A New American University

Reiter, FAIA, is an architect, urban designer, and is currently the Senior Vice President at the Arizona State University Foundation and Managing Director of the SOLUTIONS initiative.   Read more…

Mike Robinson
VP, Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs , General Motors

Mike Robinson is the Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs for General Motors. He leads initiatives to further integrate sustainability into GM’s operations and products, and has responsibility for GM’s sustainability reporting initiatives.   Read more…

Dorothy Robyn
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Installations & Environment , U.S. Department of Defense

As the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations & Environment, Robyn provides Department-wide oversight of U.S. military bases worldwide.   Read more…

John Schinter
Director of Energy, AT&T

Schinter is the first appointed Director to lead the group responsible for the operational strategy and execution of programs for energy, carbon, water and waste across the AT&T enterprise. He has 26 years of professional experience in the energy and environmental sustainability industry.   Read more…

Robert Shelton
Managing Director, PwC's PRTM Management Consulting

Shelton heads the Growth and Innovation practice at PwC’s PRTM Management Consulting.   Read more…

Lisa Shpritz
Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Shpritz is a LEED Accredited Professional and a Senior Vice President in the Global Environmental Group for Bank of America in Charlotte, North Carolina. As Environmental Operations Executive, she is responsible for addressing and reducing environmental impacts at Bank of America.   Read more…

Nick Sinai
Senior Advisor, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Sinai currently serves in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as the Senior Advisor to the Chief Technology Officer, where he is focused on Innovation and Entrepreneurship.   Read more…

Jim Sinopoli
Managing Principal, Smart Buildings LLC

For over 25 years, Sinopoli has worked extensively on projects involving the design, construction and operation of buildings and building systems. This has involved the configuration and optimization of building technology systems, facility management and operations.   Read more…

Scott Sklar
President, The Stella Group, Ltd.

Sklar is President of The Stella Group, Ltd., a strategic technology optimization and policy firm for clean distributed energy users and companies since 2000.   Read more…

Dave Stangis
Vice President - CSR & Sustainability, Campbell Soup Company

Stangis is Vice President of CSR, Sustainability and Community Affairs for the Campbell Soup Company and President of the Campbell Soup Foundation. Campbell is the world's largest soup manufacturer, and comprises other brands such as Pepperidge Farm, V8, Pace, Prego and Swanson.   Read more…

Gavin Starks
Founder and Chairman, AMEE

Gavin Starks is the founder and Chairman of AMEE (http://www.amee.com), whose aim is to map, track, and connect all the carbon-data on earth.   Read more…

Taryn Sullivan
President & CEO, Efficiency Exchange

With extensive experience in worldwide sourcing and manufacturing, and a long history of conducting day-to-day business in Mandarin Chinese, Sullivan has first-hand knowledge of how factories work, think, and operate.   Read more…

Derek Top
Senior Editor, Program Director - VERGE, GreenBiz Group

Derek is senior editor and program director for VERGE. For more than a dozen years, Top has been covering technology trends and producing top-notch, business events.   Read more…

Josh Usher
Director of Network Technology, REV Technologies

Josh Usher is an expert in the field of sustainable transport and energy. He holds a degree in Engineering Physics with a specialization in mechanical engineering.   Read more…

Rob Watson
CEO, ECON Group

Rob Watson is CEO and Chief Scientist of the newly formed ECON Group, which focuses on optimizing building performance over their life cycle.   Read more…

Jon Wellinghoff
Chairman, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Wellinghoff was named Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), by President Barack Obama on March 19, 2009. A member of the Commission since 2006, the U.S. Senate reconfirmed him to a full, five-year FERC term in December 2007.   Read more…

Kathrin Winkler
Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, EMC Corporation, Board Member, The Green Grid

As CSO for the world’s leader in cloud computing, Kathrin Winkler provides the vision, strategy and leadership for EMC’s global sustainability initiatives.   Read more…

Andrew Winston
Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies

Winston is a globally recognized expert on how business can profit from environmental thinking. He advises some of the world’s leading companies, including Bank of America, HP, J&J, Pepsi, and Bayer.   Read more…

John Wirtz
Business Unit Manager - Electrical Transportation Infrastructure, Eaton Corporation

Wirtz is Business Unit Manager-Electrical Transportation Infrastructure for Eaton Corporation, a $16.0 billion global diversified power management company.   Read more…

Saul Zambrano
Senior Director Products, Customer Energy Solutions, Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Zambrano is Senior Director of Products within Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Customer Energy Solutions organization. Zambrano’s team is responsible for developing new products and delivery programs to create value for commercial and residential customers based on their specific energy needs.   Read more…

Susan Zielinski
Managing Director, SMART, University of Michigan

Susan Zielinski (MES, RPP) is Managing Director of SMART (Sustainable Mobility and Accessibility Research and Transformation) at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor (see http://um-smart.org/blog).   Read more…


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