Featured 2020 Speakers

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speaker-image William K. Reilly

William K. Reilly

EPA Administrator, 1989-93 | Chairman Emeritus, World Wildlife Fund | CoChair of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
speaker-image Mandela Barnes

Mandela Barnes

Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
speaker-image Julie Cerqueira

Julie Cerqueira

Executive Director of the U.S. Climate Alliance
speaker-image Gerry Anderson

Gerry Anderson

Executive Chairman of DTE Energy
speaker-image Rachel Kyte

Rachel Kyte

Dean of The Fletcher School, Tufts University
speaker-image Joseph Hinrichs

Joseph Hinrichs

President, Automotive at Ford Motor Company
speaker-image Shannon Bouton

Shannon Bouton

Global Executive Director, Sustainable Communities at McKinsey.org
speaker-image Kathy Baughman McLeod

Kathy Baughman McLeod

Director of The Adrienne Arsht Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center at The Atlantic Council
speaker-image Rick Ridgeway

Rick Ridgeway

Vice President of Public Engagement at Patagonia
speaker-image Jamie M. Gentoso

Jamie M. Gentoso

Chief Executive Officer of US Cement Operations at LafargeHolcim
speaker-image Mark O. Webb

Mark O. Webb

Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer at Dominion Energy
speaker-image Daniel Sperling

Daniel Sperling

Director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis
speaker-image Erin Meezan

Erin Meezan

VP and Chief Sustainability Officer at Interface, Inc.
speaker-image Kyung-Ah Park

Kyung-Ah Park

Managing Director and Head of Environmental Markets at Goldman Sachs
speaker-image Jerry Norcia

Jerry Norcia

President and CEO at DTE Energy
speaker-image Jalonne L. White-Newsome

Jalonne L. White-Newsome

Senior Program Officer, Environment at The Kresge Foundation
speaker-image Andy Hoffman

Andy Hoffman

Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan
speaker-image Ingrid De Ryck

Ingrid De Ryck

Vice President of Procurement and Sustainability at Anheuser-Busch
speaker-image Ethan Zindler

Ethan Zindler

Head of Americas at Bloomberg New Energy Finance
speaker-image Tom Langan

Tom Langan

Head of Corporate Affairs at Unilever North America
speaker-image Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

Suzanne Lindsay-Walker

Chief Sustainability Officer at UPS
speaker-image Rob Threlkeld

Rob Threlkeld

Global Manager, Sustainable Energy/Supply Reliability at General Motors
speaker-image Elizabeth Bradford

Elizabeth Bradford

Global Technology Leader: Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Planning & Envision Rating System at Jacobs
speaker-image Hank Cauley

Hank Cauley

Senior Vice President at Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business
speaker-image Jon Coleman

Jon Coleman

Director of City Solutions at Ford Smart Mobility
speaker-image Joe Mendelson

Joe Mendelson

Senior Counsel, Business and Policy Development at Tesla
speaker-image Mardi McBrien

Mardi McBrien

Managing Director at Climate Disclosure Standards Board
speaker-image Damon Burns

Damon Burns

President & CEO at Finance Authority of New Orleans
speaker-image Rosina Bierbaum

Rosina Bierbaum

Dean Emerita of the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment
speaker-image Julien Gervreau

Julien Gervreau

Vice President of Sustainability at Jackson Family Wines
speaker-image Ashley Allen

Ashley Allen

Climate and Land Senior Manager at Mars, Incorporated
speaker-image Philippe Lacamp

Philippe Lacamp

Senior Vice President, Americas at Cathay Pacific Airways
speaker-image Cynthia Cummis

Cynthia Cummis

Director of Private Sector Climate Mitigation, Science Based Targets Initiative at World Resources Institute
speaker-image Mark LaCroix

Mark LaCroix

Executive Vice President, Client Solutions at Natural Capital Partners
speaker-image Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper

Global Director, Environment, Energy and Sustainability Policy at Intel
speaker-image Victoria Sullivan

Victoria Sullivan

Director, Climate Policy at Duke Energy
speaker-image Edward J. Stones

Edward J. Stones

Senior Business Director of Energy & Climate Change at Dow, Inc.
speaker-image Beth Wytiaz

Beth Wytiaz

Global Environmental Operations Manager at Bank of America
speaker-image James Bradbury

James Bradbury

Mitigation Program Director at Georgetown Climate Center
speaker-image Margaret O'Gorman

Margaret O'Gorman

President of the Wildlife Habitat Council
speaker-image Kate Swayne Wilson

Kate Swayne Wilson

Senior Director of Sustainability at Vail Resorts
speaker-image Joel May

Joel May

Creator & Director of Resilience, Disaster Durable Solutions® at BASF Corporation
speaker-image Connie Lilley

Connie Lilley

Director at Detroit 2030 District
speaker-image David Gardiner

David Gardiner

President of David Gardiner and Associates
speaker-image Jason Begger

Jason Begger

Executive Director of the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority
speaker-image Andria McClellan

Andria McClellan

Norfolk City Councilwoman
speaker-image Shay Bahramirad

Shay Bahramirad

Vice President of Engineering and Smart Grid at ComEd
speaker-image Tim Coffin

Tim Coffin

Senior Vice President Director of Sustainability at Breckinridge Capital Advisors
speaker-image Emily O’Connell

Emily O’Connell

Director of Energy Markets Policy at the American Gas Association
speaker-image Alex Kragie

Alex Kragie

Director of the American Green Bank Consortium
speaker-image Elizabeth Willmott

Elizabeth Willmott

Environmental Sustainability Program Manager at Microsoft
speaker-image Ivan Frishberg

Ivan Frishberg

Director of Impact Policy at Amalgamated Bank
speaker-image Athanasia Xeros

Athanasia Xeros

Environmental Sustainability Lead at Mastercard
speaker-image Ryan Lamberg

Ryan Lamberg

Sustainability Consultant at the National Biodiesel Board
speaker-image Sara Law

Sara Law

Head of Global Initiatives, CDP North America
speaker-image Mary Templeton

Mary Templeton

President and CEO at Michigan Saves
speaker-image Missy Stults

Missy Stults

Sustainability and Innovations Manager for the City of Ann Arbor
speaker-image Amy Morsch Bailey

Amy Morsch Bailey

Director of Sustainability Engagement at Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
speaker-image Tim Juliani

Tim Juliani

Director of U.S. Corporate Climate Engagement at WWF US
speaker-image Samantha Harris

Samantha Harris

Manager, Climate Change Practice
speaker-image Nancy Meyer

Nancy Meyer

Vice President for Business Engagement at Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

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