2016 Conference Speakers

New 2017 Speakers will be added in fall 2016

Gwen Migita
Gwen Migita
VP, Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship
Caesars Entertainment

Mark Ellis
Mark Ellis
Chief of Corporate Strategy
Sempra Energy


TJ Dicaprio
Tamara 'TJ' DiCaprio
Senior Director, Environmental Sustainability
Microsoft Corporation


Christopher James
Christopher James
Principal, China and U.S. Programs
Regulatory Assistance Project


Elizabeth Fretheim
Elizabeth Fretheim
Director, Logistics Sustainability
Walmart Stores, Inc




Cal Broomhead
Cal Broomhead
Climate and Energy Programs Manage
City and County of San Francisco


Kate Gordon
Kate Gordon
Vice Chair, Climate and Sustainable Urbanization
Paulson Institute


Blaine Collison
Blaine Collison
Managing Director, Network Services
Altenex


Gina McCarthy
Gina McCarthy
Administrator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Marty Spitzer
Marty Spitzer
Director, U.S. Climate and Renewable Energy Policy
World Wildlife Fund




Rob Bennett
Rob Bennett
CEO
EcoDistricts

Emilie Mazzacurati
Emilie Mazzacurati
Chief Executive Officer
Four Twenty Seven


John Powers
John Powers
Vice President of Strategic Renewables
Renewable Choice Energy


Laura Clise
Laura Clise
Director of Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility
Weyerhaeuser Company


Michael Walsh
Dr. Michael J. Walsh
Managing Director, Public Policy & Research
Carbon Trade Exchange




Rob Bernard
Rob Bernard
Chief Environmental Strategist
Microsoft

Kathy Baughman McLeod
Kathy McLeod
Director, Climate Risk & Resilience
The Nature Conservancy


Andrew Hoffman
Andrew J. Hoffman
Holdim (US) Professor
Ross School of Business, University of Michigan


Jacqueline Drumheller
Jacqueline Drumheller
Sustainability Manager
Alaska Airlines


Elliott Diringer
Elliot Diringer
Executive Vice President
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions




Harry Lamberton
Harry Lamberton
Vice President - Energy and Environmental Services
Waste Management

Richard Saines
Richard Saines
Partner
Baker McKenzie, LLP


Steve Skarda
Steve Skarda
Global Climate and Energy Leader
Procter & Gamble


Kathrin Winkler
Kathrin Winkler
Chief Sustainability Officer
EMC


Edward Rogers
Edward Rogers
Senior Director of Global Sustainability
UPS




Frank Sesno
Frank Sesno
Director, George Washington University's School of Media & Public Affairs
Anchor and Washington Bureau Chief, CNN
(1984-2009)


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Lori Wigle
Vice President, IoT Security Solutions
Intel


Emilio Tenuta
Emilio Tenuta
Vice President, Corporate Sustainability
Ecolab


Jeffrey Eckel
Jeffrey Eckel
President, CEO and Chairman
Hannon Armstrong


Kathleen Barrón
Kathleen Barrón
Senior Vice President Federal Regulatory Affairs & Wholesale Market Policy
Exelon




Eileen Wenger-Tutt
Eileen Wenger Tutt
Executive Director
California Electric Transportation Coalition


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Zach Baumer
Climate Program Manager
City of Austin


Margaret Tallmadge
Margaret Tallmadge
Environmental Justice Manager
Coalition for Communities of Color


Matt St.Clair
Matt St.Clair
Director of Sustainability
University of California Office of the President


Jeffrey Schub
Jeffrey Schub
Executive Director
Coalition for Green Capital




Janet Peace
Janet Peace
Senior Vice President, Policy and Business Strategy
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)


Jessica Finn-Coven
Jessica Finn-Coven
Director, Office of Sustainability and Environment
City of Seattle


Joseph Stagner
Joe Stagner
Executive Director, Department of Sustainability & Energy Management
Stanford University


Judi Greenwald
Judi Greenwald
Deputy Director for Climate, Environment, and Energy Efficiency, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis
U.S. Department of Energy


David Rosenheim
David Rosenheim
Executive Director
The Climate Registry




Alexandra Degher
Alexandra Degher
Global Lifecycle Assessment Program Manager
HP, Inc.


Matt Stanberry
Matt Stanberry
Vice President of Market Development
Advanced Energy Economy


Derik Broekhoff
Derik Broekhoff
Senior Scientist
Stockholm Environment Institute – US Center


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Rick Love
Manager, Environmental Sustainability
United Technologies Corporation


Ben Foster
Ben Foster
President
Fosterra Clean Energy Consulting




John Englander
John Englander
Author
High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis

Chris Brown
Chris Brown
President, North America
Vestas-American Wind Technology


Alex Bernhardt
Alex Bernhardt
Principal and Head of Responsible Investments
Mercer


Brandy Wilson
Brandy Wilson
Global Sustainability Director
CH2M


Joe Jobe
Joe Jobe
CEO
National Biodiesel Board




Reid Spolek
Reid Spolek
Manager, Renewable Energy
Amazon Web Services

Jerry Tinianow
Jerry Tinianow
Chief Sustainability Officer
City of Denver

Ari Marusiak
Ari Matusiak
Senior VP for Corp. Development & New Markets
Renovate America


Kirk Myers
Kirk Myers
Manager, Sustainability
REI


Alexandra Dapolito Dunn
Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, Esq.
Executive Director and General Counsel
Environmental Council of the States




Michael Lord
Michael Lord
Executive Engineer
Toyota

Edward Gharavi
Edward Gharavi
Technical Services Manager
MillerCoors

Crystal Raymond
Crystal Raymond
Climate Adaptation Strategic Advisor
Seattle City Light


Josh Sawislak
Josh Sawislak
Global Director of Resilience
AECOM


Sean Kinghorn
Sean Kinghorn
Senior Sustainability Program Manager
Intuit




Peter Adams
Peter Adams
Climate Resilience Specialist
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

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Bill Ritter
Former Colorado Governor; Founder and Director
Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University

Ross Macfarlan
Ross Macfarlane
Senior Advisor, Business Partnerships
Climate Solutions


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Tim Mohin
Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)


Rhea Suh
Rhea Suh
President
Natural Resources Defense Council




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Denis Hayes
President
The Bullitt Foundation


George Hawkins
George Hawkins
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority


Michael Mondshine
Michael Mondshine
Vice President, Sustainability and Energy
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff


Amanda Rycerz
Amanda Rycerz
Climate Risk Analyst
Acclimatise North America


Nate Springer
Nate Springer
Manager Climate Change
BSR




Megan Smith
Megan Smith
Director of Climate and Energy Initiatives
King County, Washington


Kate Wilson
Kate Swayne Wilson
GHG & Sustainability Practice Lead
The Cadmus Group


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David Tulauskas
Director, Sustainability
General Motors


Stewart Van Horn
Stewart Van Horn
Director, Global Sustainability: Energy Solutions
Kimberly-Clark


Maud Daudon
Maud Daudon
President & CEO
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce




Katie Walsh
Katie Walsh
Cities Manager
CDP North America


Kevin Rabinovitch
Kevin Rabinovitch
Global Sustainability Director
Mars Incorporated


Kevin McKnight
Kevin McKnight
Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety and Chief Sustainability Officer
Alcoa


Glen Schmidt
Glenn Schmidt
Vice President
Government and External Affairs, Americas, BMW Group


Josh Wiener
Josh Wiener
Director, Global Sustainability
MetLife, Inc




Ethan Zindler
Ethan Zindler
Head of Americas
Bloomberg New Energy Finance


Bradley Campbell
Bradley Campbell
President
Conservation Law Foundation


Dan Reicher
Dan Reicher
Executive Director
Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance, Stanford University


Edward Murray
Edward B. Murray
Mayor
City of Seattle


Jonathan Shopley
Jonathan Shopley
Managing Director
Natural Capital Parters




Matt Rodriquez
Matt Rodriquez
Secretary for Environmental Protection
California Environmental Protection Agency


Paul Fleming
Paul Fleming
Manager of The Climate Resiliency Group
Seattle Public Utilities


Ron Pernick
Ron Pernick
Managing Director
Clean Edge, Inc.


Rusty Hodapp
Rusty Hodapp
Vice President
Energy, Transportation & Asset Management, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport


Claire Halbrook
Claire Halbrook
Policy Principal
Pacific Gas and Electric Company




Spencer Reeder
Spencer Reeder
Senior Climate Project Developer
Philanthropic Initiatives, Vulcan Inc.


Dennis J. McLerran
Dennis J. McLerran
Regional Administrator
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10


Duncan Marsh
Duncan Marsh
Director of International Climate Policy
The Nature Conservancy