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An Unrivalled Speaker Line-up

The Responsible Business Summit series brings together CEOs and heads of business to drive honest and frank discussions on the issues impacting business, society and the environment. At #RBSWest you will hear from those shaping the future of digital-first business. Experts that have spoken at our recent events include:


Steve White
ForgeRock

Steve White

Chief Security Officer

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Conan Higgins
Black Rifle Coffee

Conan Higgins

General Counsel

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Kyle Stone
Concerto RS

Kyle Stone

General Counsel

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Erika Fisher
Atlassian

Erika Fisher

Head of Privacy

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Mike Johnson
Digicert

Mike Johnson

General Counsel

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Dennis Yu
Blitzmetrics

Dennis Yu

Chief Technology Officer

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Olivia Jeffers
Compassionate Technologies

Olivia Jeffers

CEO

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Samer Masry
Family Independence Initiative

Samer Masry

Chief Technology Officer

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Megan Bell
Human API

Megan Bell

Chief Privacy Officer

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Jack Carvel
Qubit

Jack Carvel

General Counsel

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Robert Irwin
Tala

Robert Irwin

General Counsel

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Robert Irwin is Tala’s General Counsel and leads the international legal department at Tala, a mobile technology and data science company that is opening up financial access for underserved people globally. Tala’s smartphone app uses alternative data to deliver instant credit and help customers build their financial identities. Robert previously worked at OnDeck and supported the company’s growth from a FinTech lending startup in the US to an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. Robert received an LL.M in International Tax from the University of Miami School of Law, a J.D. from New York Law School.

Mike Pinkerton
Modsquad

Mike Pinkerton

Chief Operating Officer

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Alan Leard
Limelight Health

Alan Leard

Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder

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Alan is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Limelight Health. At Limelight Health he is responsible for driving continuous innovation while delivering the most efficient and compelling quoting/underwriting platform to the employee benefits industry. He has been building enterprise software for over 15 years across several industries for public and private companies as well as the Department of Defense. As a passionate technologist, he loves creating robust solutions to solve complex problems in the simplest possible way.

Before joining Limelight Health he was an early employee of Appcelerator and lead the Solution Architects while consulting with Fortune 500 companies as they deployed their mobile strategies. Alan received a BA in Business Administration and Information Systems from Loyola Marymount University.

Sue Allchurch
UN Global Compact

Sue Allchurch

Chief of Participant Relations and Communications

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Annukka Dickens
HP

Annukka Dickens

Director, Human Rights and Supply Chain, Responsibility

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Nancy Sutley
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Nancy Sutley

Chief Sustainability Officer

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Nancy Sutley is LADWP’s Chief Sustainability Officer, reporting directly to the General Manager. In this role, Ms. Sutley oversees the Department’s energy efficiency goals, environmental affairs, sustainability initiatives, and the electrification of transportation network. She initiated LADWP’s corporate sustainability programs including Green Team and the commissioning of its headquarters, The John Ferraro Building, as a LEED Gold facility.

Prior to joining LADWP in 2014, Ms. Sutley served as Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Under her leadership, the Council played a central role in shepherding the Obama Administration’s signature environmental projects and was one of the chief architects of President Obama’s 2013 Climate Action Plan.

Sutley has an extensive background in public service that includes posts as Deputy Mayor for Energy and Environment for the City of Los Angeles, Board Member of the Metropolitan Water District, Member of the California State Water Resources Control Board, Energy Advisor for California Governor Gray Davis, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Intergovernmental Relations at the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Senior Policy Advisor for the US EPA during the Clinton Administration.

Sutley received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University and her Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Cody Hooven
City of San Diego

Cody Hooven

Chief Sustainability Officer

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Cody Hooven leads sustainability planning and policy for San Diego, the 8th largest city in the country. With adoption of an ambitious Climate Action Plan, Cody is exploring how mobility, 100% renewable energy, climate resilience, and social equity are included in the city’s approach to sustainable communities and transforming San Diego into a Smart City. Her role also includes engaging business in win-win solutions and connecting technology and open data to sustainability. She is a founding member and current chair of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative and advisory board member of the Equinox Project.

Jon Drimmer
Barrick Gold

Jon Drimmer

Chief Compliance Officer, Deputy General Counsel

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Gwen Migita
Caesers Entertainment

Gwen Migita

Social Impact & Inclusion Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer

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Working with more than 70,000 team members at more than 40 domestic and international resorts, Gwen sets the strategy, direction and management goals for the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives including Responsible Gaming, Diversity & Inclusion, environmental sustainability, community involvement and global philanthropy. She also has oversight for the Caesars Foundation, a private entity funded by resorts owned or operated by Caesars Entertainment.

Gwen leads the industry in assessing macro trends and issues that may affect the business and development goals. She is on the forefront of utilizing customer data and spending behavior to show that strong CSR programs deliver a positive financial outcome. Her work involves human rights, social safeguards, food scarcity, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and context based targets.

Gwen is currently a Corporate Advisory Board member for the World Resources Institute (WRI), Sustainable Brands and serves as Trustee Chair of Impact NV. She and her wife Cuc Vu enjoy parenting their budding social justice advocates: Max (4) and Ava (2) in their pseudo spare time.

Lawrence Kahn
MER Group

Lawrence Kahn

General Counsel

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Mark Tulay
CECP

Mark Tulay

Program Director, Strategic Investor Initiative

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John Gledhill
TransWestern

John Gledhill

Senior Vice President

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TRANSWESTERN ROLE

John is a Senior Vice President at Transwestern, with strategic emphasis and experience representing corporate tenants and investors. Sustainable initiatives, cost reduction efforts and environmental analysis including steps involved with implementation, often have unique situations. There are nuances that greatly affect their real estate decisions. By focusing solely on the occupier market segment and consultative approach to corporate representation, he has gained recognition as one of the regional and national top process specialists.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

John has analytical, relevant transaction specific knowledge and experience in sustainable initiatives and is currently engaged with our corporate and multi-market environmentally related assignments. Additionally, he executes an individualized strategic approach to tenant/occupier representation. John handles single property searches in the same professional manner as multi- market facility consultation for corporate occupier clients. He has a proven green portfolio history and has received corporate recognition for excellent service delivery and accountability which ensures consistent results for his customers.

His past successes and continued commitment to excellence are founded on the specialized needs of the environmentally conscious corporate user focused on operating cost reduction. John has developed an effective process to help evaluate market conditions and available environmental alternatives to be used in formulating and/or executing his clients’ real estate objectives. Successful service delivery often includes forming a specific virtual team composed of subject matter experts and providers designed to address each client requirement. Uniquely, John also seeks quantifiable feedback during and after any assignment in a constant effort to self-improve and to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

Mike Cartwright
DigitalTown

Mike Cartwright

Chief Technology Officer

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Originally from the UK and now based in Seattle, Mike has over 20 years of IT experience with organizations of all sizes and across a range of industries including Finance, Travel, Consultancy, and Manufacturing. Mike describes himself as a Blockchain evangelist, a technologist, and a problem solver. He has built and exited successful Software and Consultancy business in both the UK and USA. He sits on the Board of DigitalTown Inc. as well as providing support and guidance to local entrepreneurs looking to turn their ideas into successful businesses. Mike authors the blog Blockchain.city.

Prior to joining DigitalTown as CTO, Mike was the founder and CEO of Comencia Inc, a Private Label Travel Platform, a Technology Vice President at Expedia, CTO of Pirean Ltd a UK based Identity and Access Management company, and a Technology Director at Nestle, Switzerland.

Marc Seitz
Hackerbay

Marc Seitz

Chief Technology Officer

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Luis F. Gil
Verlocal

Luis F. Gil

Chief Executive Officer

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Rodrigo Arias
World Economic Forum

Rodrigo Arias

Content Lead, Technology, Media and Digital, Industries Global Leadership Fellow

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Scott Beckerman
Comerica

Scott Beckerman

Senior Vice President & Director of Corporate Sustainability

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Scott is a Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Sustainability for Comerica, Inc. As Director of Comerica’s sustainability program, Scott leads the bank’s enterprise-wide strategy and commitment to conduct its business and operations in a way that enhances the well-being of people and the communities in which Comerica does business. Scott works with colleagues throughout the bank to develop and execute programs and initiatives that eliminate waste, capture operational efficiencies, improve environmental performance and demonstrate the value of socially and environmentally responsible behavior. In addition to managing Comerica’s environmental footprint, Scott is responsible for Comerica’s external disclosures on environmental, social and governance matters through Comerica’s Corporate Responsibility reporting.

Before becoming Sustainability Director, Scott was the manager of Comerica Bank’s Environmental Risk Management Group. He was responsible for evaluating environmental risk and transactional due diligence for a wide variety of real-estate-based financial transactions. Currently, Scott is a member of the External Advisory Board for the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and also serves on the Advisory Board for the Detroit 2030 District. Previously, Scott was a member of the Board of Governors for the Environmental Bankers Association, chair of the Environmental Affairs Committee of the Michigan Bankers Association, and participated in various regulatory advisory/stakeholder groups for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Prior to joining Comerica, Scott worked as a consulting engineer with experience in the many facets of environmental due diligence, brownfield redevelopment, compliance and remediation. Scott holds a master’s degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Michigan. Scott is also a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

Elaine Salewske
Shire

Elaine Salewske

Responsibility Lead, Corporate Affairs

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Elaine has held Responsibility roles for more than a decade at global pharmaceutical and biotech companies setting strategy, handling issues management, and leading internal and external communications including dialogue with investors. Prior to her work in Responsibility, Elaine worked in public relations and marketing at a Chicago-based public relations firm, a healthcare non-profit and a health sciences university, among others.

Currently Elaine serves as Responsibility Director at Shire Pharmaceuticals, where she focuses on creating and implementing effective strategies to embed Responsibility into company culture to advance innovation, generate cost savings, and engage employees and external stakeholders.

Elaine has a journalism and mass communication degree from Iowa State University and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management focused on international business. She lives outside of Los Angeles with her husband and two young children where she serves on the Board for the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Connect with Elaine on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elainesalewske/

Alexa Roscoe
IFC

Alexa Roscoe

Digitial Economy Lead International, Finance Corporation Gender Secretariat

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David Clark
Amcor

David Clark

VP, Sustainability

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Susan Moore
AMD

Susan Moore

Vice President Government Affairs & Corporate Responsibility

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Susan Moore leads AMD’s global government affairs and corporate responsibility, and is president of its charitable foundation. She advances AMD’s position as a valued partner in the innovation and societal benefits of high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies. 

 Recognizing that the contributions of technology in our world are intertwined with energy use and sustainability, Susan envisioned and helps lead AMD's award-winning 25x20 Energy Efficiency Initiative.

 A leader in the industry, in 2016 Susan received the Gary P. Fazzino Award for Innovation Excellence for her leadership and contributions. She is former chairwoman and current director of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI); CEO alternate director of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association; and director of the U.S. Information Technology Office in China (USITO). She is also active in the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Austin Council on Foreign Affairs. 

 Susan can be followed at www.linkedin.com/in/susanlmoore/

Rolf Skar
Greenpeace USA

Rolf Skar

Campaigns Director

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Rolf Skar is the acting Campaigns Director for Greenpeace USA, overseeing strategies to move humanity towards a green and peaceful future. Since 2007, Rolf contributed to innovative, award-winning Greenpeace forest conservation campaigns focused on places like Indonesia, the Brazilian Amazon, the Congo Basin, and Canada. The majority of this work centered on corporate responsibility and solutions to deforestation and degradation. He has advanced forest conservation in many forums for two decades - from tree-tops of old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest, to the halls of the United Nations. Rolf has appeared in leading news programs including FOX News, NPR, MSNBC, as well as the pages of the New York Times, Rolling Stone, the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, among others.

Paige Goff
Domtar

Paige Goff

Vice President of Sustainability and Business Communications

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Chris Thomas
Sierra Club

Chris Thomas

Chief Innovation Officer

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Chris Thomas is Chief Innovation Officer at the Sierra Club. His main focus is on engaging the Club’s current and future members and supporters through technology, and on how interactive virtual environments enable real-world change. Before this, he ran the Digital Products Program at Greenpeace International in Amsterdam. Chris has held leadership roles in both tech startups and Fortune 500 companies including Elle Magazine, The International Herald Tribune (now The International New York Times), Alstom, Joost, Oracle, and Eurovision. A dual American/French national, Chris has extensive experience in technology, media strategy and production in both the United States and in Europe.

Wes Parris
i-Health

Wes Parris

President and CEO

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Wes has been with i-Health since April 2007, initially as Vice President of Sales before being appointed as President and CEO in 2010.

i-Health is a global consumer health and wellness company which develops, markets, and distributes branded products that support health and wellness. These include Culturelle, the #1 worldwide Probiotic Brand, as well as AZO and Estroven which are leading brands in their respective categories.

Wes has over 25 years of experience at Fortune 500 consumer goods organizations including Procter & Gamble, Gatorade, and Energizer. While at these companies, Wes has worked in a variety of senior/executive level positions in Marketing, Sales, and Commercial Strategy.

Wes is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and The Harvard Business School (General Management Program). He is a member of the National Association of Eagle Scouts, and is actively involved in community affairs, nonprofit charitable causes, and national health and wellness improvement initiatives.

Bill Green
Macquarie Infrastructure Company, Renewable Energy Holdings

Bill Green

Climate & Sustainability Veteran, CEO

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With over 25 years of investment and management experience in renewable energy, Bill serves as CEO of MIC Renewable Energy Holdings. MIC REH is a project finance group within Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC). Macquarie is one of the world’s largest owners of infrastructure and has provided project financing to over 1.5 gigawatts of wind, solar and biomass energy generation projects around the globe.

Bill has devoted his professional career to the commercialization and deployment of innovative clean technologies. Prior to joining Macquarie Bill was a co-founder of VantagePoint’s CleanTech Practice, one of the largest in North America. During Bill’s eight years at VantagePoint the partnership led investments in Tesla Motors, BrightSource Energy, Miasole, Better Place, New Energy Capital and many others.

With his lifelong commitment to clean energy technology and innovation Bill is considered a pioneer in the Clean Energy technology sector. Before joining VantagePoint, Bill founded and led four companies in this sector, including Ecolink, one of the first producers of alternatives to ozone layer-depleting chemicals; the Strategic Chemical Management Group, an environmental management company.

Nurit Katz
UCLA

Nurit Katz

Chief Sustainability Officer

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Steve White
ForgeRock

Steve White

Chief Security Officer

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Conan Higgins
Black Rifle Coffee

Conan Higgins

General Counsel

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Sue Allchurch
UN Global Compact

Sue Allchurch

Chief of Participant Relations and Communications

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Kyle Stone
Concerto RS

Kyle Stone

General Counsel

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Erika Fisher
Atlassian

Erika Fisher

Head of Privacy

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Mike Johnson
Digicert

Mike Johnson

General Counsel

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Annukka Dickens
HP

Annukka Dickens

Director, Human Rights and Supply Chain, Responsibility

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Nancy Sutley
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Nancy Sutley

Chief Sustainability Officer

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Nancy Sutley is LADWP’s Chief Sustainability Officer, reporting directly to the General Manager. In this role, Ms. Sutley oversees the Department’s energy efficiency goals, environmental affairs, sustainability initiatives, and the electrification of transportation network. She initiated LADWP’s corporate sustainability programs including Green Team and the commissioning of its headquarters, The John Ferraro Building, as a LEED Gold facility.

Prior to joining LADWP in 2014, Ms. Sutley served as Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Under her leadership, the Council played a central role in shepherding the Obama Administration’s signature environmental projects and was one of the chief architects of President Obama’s 2013 Climate Action Plan.

Sutley has an extensive background in public service that includes posts as Deputy Mayor for Energy and Environment for the City of Los Angeles, Board Member of the Metropolitan Water District, Member of the California State Water Resources Control Board, Energy Advisor for California Governor Gray Davis, Deputy Secretary for Policy and Intergovernmental Relations at the California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Senior Policy Advisor for the US EPA during the Clinton Administration.

Sutley received her bachelor's degree from Cornell University and her Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Dennis Yu
Blitzmetrics

Dennis Yu

Chief Technology Officer

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Olivia Jeffers
Compassionate Technologies

Olivia Jeffers

CEO

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Samer Masry
Family Independence Initiative

Samer Masry

Chief Technology Officer

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Megan Bell
Human API

Megan Bell

Chief Privacy Officer

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Cody Hooven
City of San Diego

Cody Hooven

Chief Sustainability Officer

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Cody Hooven leads sustainability planning and policy for San Diego, the 8th largest city in the country. With adoption of an ambitious Climate Action Plan, Cody is exploring how mobility, 100% renewable energy, climate resilience, and social equity are included in the city’s approach to sustainable communities and transforming San Diego into a Smart City. Her role also includes engaging business in win-win solutions and connecting technology and open data to sustainability. She is a founding member and current chair of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative and advisory board member of the Equinox Project.

Jack Carvel
Qubit

Jack Carvel

General Counsel

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Jon Drimmer
Barrick Gold

Jon Drimmer

Chief Compliance Officer, Deputy General Counsel

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Gwen Migita
Caesers Entertainment

Gwen Migita

Social Impact & Inclusion Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer

Read more

Working with more than 70,000 team members at more than 40 domestic and international resorts, Gwen sets the strategy, direction and management goals for the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives including Responsible Gaming, Diversity & Inclusion, environmental sustainability, community involvement and global philanthropy. She also has oversight for the Caesars Foundation, a private entity funded by resorts owned or operated by Caesars Entertainment.

Gwen leads the industry in assessing macro trends and issues that may affect the business and development goals. She is on the forefront of utilizing customer data and spending behavior to show that strong CSR programs deliver a positive financial outcome. Her work involves human rights, social safeguards, food scarcity, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and context based targets.

Gwen is currently a Corporate Advisory Board member for the World Resources Institute (WRI), Sustainable Brands and serves as Trustee Chair of Impact NV. She and her wife Cuc Vu enjoy parenting their budding social justice advocates: Max (4) and Ava (2) in their pseudo spare time.

Lawrence Kahn
MER Group

Lawrence Kahn

General Counsel

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Mark Tulay
CECP

Mark Tulay

Program Director, Strategic Investor Initiative

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John Gledhill
TransWestern

John Gledhill

Senior Vice President

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TRANSWESTERN ROLE

John is a Senior Vice President at Transwestern, with strategic emphasis and experience representing corporate tenants and investors. Sustainable initiatives, cost reduction efforts and environmental analysis including steps involved with implementation, often have unique situations. There are nuances that greatly affect their real estate decisions. By focusing solely on the occupier market segment and consultative approach to corporate representation, he has gained recognition as one of the regional and national top process specialists.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

John has analytical, relevant transaction specific knowledge and experience in sustainable initiatives and is currently engaged with our corporate and multi-market environmentally related assignments. Additionally, he executes an individualized strategic approach to tenant/occupier representation. John handles single property searches in the same professional manner as multi- market facility consultation for corporate occupier clients. He has a proven green portfolio history and has received corporate recognition for excellent service delivery and accountability which ensures consistent results for his customers.

His past successes and continued commitment to excellence are founded on the specialized needs of the environmentally conscious corporate user focused on operating cost reduction. John has developed an effective process to help evaluate market conditions and available environmental alternatives to be used in formulating and/or executing his clients’ real estate objectives. Successful service delivery often includes forming a specific virtual team composed of subject matter experts and providers designed to address each client requirement. Uniquely, John also seeks quantifiable feedback during and after any assignment in a constant effort to self-improve and to ensure complete customer satisfaction.

Mike Cartwright
DigitalTown

Mike Cartwright

Chief Technology Officer

Read more

Originally from the UK and now based in Seattle, Mike has over 20 years of IT experience with organizations of all sizes and across a range of industries including Finance, Travel, Consultancy, and Manufacturing. Mike describes himself as a Blockchain evangelist, a technologist, and a problem solver. He has built and exited successful Software and Consultancy business in both the UK and USA. He sits on the Board of DigitalTown Inc. as well as providing support and guidance to local entrepreneurs looking to turn their ideas into successful businesses. Mike authors the blog Blockchain.city.

Prior to joining DigitalTown as CTO, Mike was the founder and CEO of Comencia Inc, a Private Label Travel Platform, a Technology Vice President at Expedia, CTO of Pirean Ltd a UK based Identity and Access Management company, and a Technology Director at Nestle, Switzerland.

Marc Seitz
Hackerbay

Marc Seitz

Chief Technology Officer

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Luis F. Gil
Verlocal

Luis F. Gil

Chief Executive Officer

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Rodrigo Arias
World Economic Forum

Rodrigo Arias

Content Lead, Technology, Media and Digital, Industries Global Leadership Fellow

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Scott Beckerman
Comerica

Scott Beckerman

Senior Vice President & Director of Corporate Sustainability

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Scott is a Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Sustainability for Comerica, Inc. As Director of Comerica’s sustainability program, Scott leads the bank’s enterprise-wide strategy and commitment to conduct its business and operations in a way that enhances the well-being of people and the communities in which Comerica does business. Scott works with colleagues throughout the bank to develop and execute programs and initiatives that eliminate waste, capture operational efficiencies, improve environmental performance and demonstrate the value of socially and environmentally responsible behavior. In addition to managing Comerica’s environmental footprint, Scott is responsible for Comerica’s external disclosures on environmental, social and governance matters through Comerica’s Corporate Responsibility reporting.

Before becoming Sustainability Director, Scott was the manager of Comerica Bank’s Environmental Risk Management Group. He was responsible for evaluating environmental risk and transactional due diligence for a wide variety of real-estate-based financial transactions. Currently, Scott is a member of the External Advisory Board for the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and also serves on the Advisory Board for the Detroit 2030 District. Previously, Scott was a member of the Board of Governors for the Environmental Bankers Association, chair of the Environmental Affairs Committee of the Michigan Bankers Association, and participated in various regulatory advisory/stakeholder groups for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

Prior to joining Comerica, Scott worked as a consulting engineer with experience in the many facets of environmental due diligence, brownfield redevelopment, compliance and remediation. Scott holds a master’s degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, both from the University of Michigan. Scott is also a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP).

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Elaine Salewske
Shire

Elaine Salewske

Responsibility Lead, Corporate Affairs

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Elaine has held Responsibility roles for more than a decade at global pharmaceutical and biotech companies setting strategy, handling issues management, and leading internal and external communications including dialogue with investors. Prior to her work in Responsibility, Elaine worked in public relations and marketing at a Chicago-based public relations firm, a healthcare non-profit and a health sciences university, among others.

Currently Elaine serves as Responsibility Director at Shire Pharmaceuticals, where she focuses on creating and implementing effective strategies to embed Responsibility into company culture to advance innovation, generate cost savings, and engage employees and external stakeholders.

Elaine has a journalism and mass communication degree from Iowa State University and an MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management focused on international business. She lives outside of Los Angeles with her husband and two young children where she serves on the Board for the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Connect with Elaine on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elainesalewske/

Robert Irwin
Tala

Robert Irwin

General Counsel

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Robert Irwin is Tala’s General Counsel and leads the international legal department at Tala, a mobile technology and data science company that is opening up financial access for underserved people globally. Tala’s smartphone app uses alternative data to deliver instant credit and help customers build their financial identities. Robert previously worked at OnDeck and supported the company’s growth from a FinTech lending startup in the US to an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. Robert received an LL.M in International Tax from the University of Miami School of Law, a J.D. from New York Law School.

Alexa Roscoe
IFC

Alexa Roscoe

Digitial Economy Lead International, Finance Corporation Gender Secretariat

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David Clark
Amcor

David Clark

VP, Sustainability

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Mike Pinkerton
Modsquad

Mike Pinkerton

Chief Operating Officer

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Susan Moore
AMD

Susan Moore

Vice President Government Affairs & Corporate Responsibility

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Susan Moore leads AMD’s global government affairs and corporate responsibility, and is president of its charitable foundation. She advances AMD’s position as a valued partner in the innovation and societal benefits of high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies. 

 Recognizing that the contributions of technology in our world are intertwined with energy use and sustainability, Susan envisioned and helps lead AMD's award-winning 25x20 Energy Efficiency Initiative.

 A leader in the industry, in 2016 Susan received the Gary P. Fazzino Award for Innovation Excellence for her leadership and contributions. She is former chairwoman and current director of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI); CEO alternate director of the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association; and director of the U.S. Information Technology Office in China (USITO). She is also active in the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Austin Council on Foreign Affairs. 

 Susan can be followed at www.linkedin.com/in/susanlmoore/

Rolf Skar
Greenpeace USA

Rolf Skar

Campaigns Director

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Rolf Skar is the acting Campaigns Director for Greenpeace USA, overseeing strategies to move humanity towards a green and peaceful future. Since 2007, Rolf contributed to innovative, award-winning Greenpeace forest conservation campaigns focused on places like Indonesia, the Brazilian Amazon, the Congo Basin, and Canada. The majority of this work centered on corporate responsibility and solutions to deforestation and degradation. He has advanced forest conservation in many forums for two decades - from tree-tops of old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest, to the halls of the United Nations. Rolf has appeared in leading news programs including FOX News, NPR, MSNBC, as well as the pages of the New York Times, Rolling Stone, the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times, among others.

Paige Goff
Domtar

Paige Goff

Vice President of Sustainability and Business Communications

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Alan Leard
Limelight Health

Alan Leard

Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder

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Alan is the Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder of Limelight Health. At Limelight Health he is responsible for driving continuous innovation while delivering the most efficient and compelling quoting/underwriting platform to the employee benefits industry. He has been building enterprise software for over 15 years across several industries for public and private companies as well as the Department of Defense. As a passionate technologist, he loves creating robust solutions to solve complex problems in the simplest possible way.

Before joining Limelight Health he was an early employee of Appcelerator and lead the Solution Architects while consulting with Fortune 500 companies as they deployed their mobile strategies. Alan received a BA in Business Administration and Information Systems from Loyola Marymount University.

Chris Thomas
Sierra Club

Chris Thomas

Chief Innovation Officer

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Chris Thomas is Chief Innovation Officer at the Sierra Club. His main focus is on engaging the Club’s current and future members and supporters through technology, and on how interactive virtual environments enable real-world change. Before this, he ran the Digital Products Program at Greenpeace International in Amsterdam. Chris has held leadership roles in both tech startups and Fortune 500 companies including Elle Magazine, The International Herald Tribune (now The International New York Times), Alstom, Joost, Oracle, and Eurovision. A dual American/French national, Chris has extensive experience in technology, media strategy and production in both the United States and in Europe.

Wes Parris
i-Health

Wes Parris

President and CEO

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Wes has been with i-Health since April 2007, initially as Vice President of Sales before being appointed as President and CEO in 2010.

i-Health is a global consumer health and wellness company which develops, markets, and distributes branded products that support health and wellness. These include Culturelle, the #1 worldwide Probiotic Brand, as well as AZO and Estroven which are leading brands in their respective categories.

Wes has over 25 years of experience at Fortune 500 consumer goods organizations including Procter & Gamble, Gatorade, and Energizer. While at these companies, Wes has worked in a variety of senior/executive level positions in Marketing, Sales, and Commercial Strategy.

Wes is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and The Harvard Business School (General Management Program). He is a member of the National Association of Eagle Scouts, and is actively involved in community affairs, nonprofit charitable causes, and national health and wellness improvement initiatives.

Bill Green
Macquarie Infrastructure Company, Renewable Energy Holdings

Bill Green

Climate & Sustainability Veteran, CEO

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With over 25 years of investment and management experience in renewable energy, Bill serves as CEO of MIC Renewable Energy Holdings. MIC REH is a project finance group within Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE:MIC). Macquarie is one of the world’s largest owners of infrastructure and has provided project financing to over 1.5 gigawatts of wind, solar and biomass energy generation projects around the globe.

Bill has devoted his professional career to the commercialization and deployment of innovative clean technologies. Prior to joining Macquarie Bill was a co-founder of VantagePoint’s CleanTech Practice, one of the largest in North America. During Bill’s eight years at VantagePoint the partnership led investments in Tesla Motors, BrightSource Energy, Miasole, Better Place, New Energy Capital and many others.

With his lifelong commitment to clean energy technology and innovation Bill is considered a pioneer in the Clean Energy technology sector. Before joining VantagePoint, Bill founded and led four companies in this sector, including Ecolink, one of the first producers of alternatives to ozone layer-depleting chemicals; the Strategic Chemical Management Group, an environmental management company.

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Nurit Katz
UCLA

Nurit Katz

Chief Sustainability Officer

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