April 16-18, 2012: Laguna Niguel, CA

2012 Speakers

David Abney

Chief Operating Officer

Barton Alexander

Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer
Molson Coors Brewing Co.

Joel Babbit

Co-founder and CEO
Mother Nature Network

Roger Ballentine

Founder and President
Green Strategies Inc.

Thomas Baloga

Vice President of Engineering, U.S.
BMW of North America

Wayne Balta

Vice President, Corporate Environmental Affairs and Product Safety

Vance Bell

Chairman and CEO
Shaw Industries, A Berkshire Hathaway Company

Robert Bienenfeld

Senior Manager, Environment and Energy Strategy, Product Regulatory Office
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Bernhard Blaettel

Director of Project Mobility Services

Steve Bolze

President and CEO, GE Power and Water and Senior Vice President

Todd Brady

Global Environmental Director
Intel Corp.

Michael Brune

Executive Director
Sierra Club

Mike Cheiky

President and Chief Technology Officer
Cool Planet BioFuels, Inc.

Geoff Colvin

Senior Editor-at-Large

James Connaughton

Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Public and Environmental Policy
Constellation Energy Group, Inc.

Aron Cramer

President and CEO
Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

David Crane

President and CEO
NRG Energy, Inc.

Steve Davies

Director, Marketing and Public Affairs
NatureWorks LLC

Snehal Desai

Global Marketing Director
Dow Water and Process Solutions, Dow Chemical Co.

Prof. Jared Diamond

Professor, Department of Geography

Brian Dumaine

Senior Editor at Large, Co-chair, Brainstorm GREEN

Peter Duncan

Executive Chairman and Founder
MicroSeismic, Inc.

Nina Easton

Washington Columnist and Senior Editor; Co-chair, MPW Summit

Michael Eckhart

Managing Director, Global Head of Environmental Finance
Citigroup Inc.

Elizabeth C. Economy

C.V. Starr Senior Fellow for China and Director, Asia Studies
Council on Foreign Relations

David Edmondson

Co-founder and CEO

Nicholas Moore Eisenberger

Founding Partner
Pure Energy Partners

Michael Elliott

President and CEO

Jib Ellison

Founder and CEO
Blu Skye Consulting

Scott Elrod

Former Vice President, Hardware Systems Laboratory
PARC, a Xerox company

John Faraci

Chairman and CEO
International Paper Co.

Brooke Farrell

Founder and CEO

Matthew Fitzmaurice

Founder and Co-portfolio Manager
AWJ Capital Partners, LLC

Russ Ford

Executive Vice President Onshore Gas - Upstream Americas
Shell Exploration and Production, Inc.

Paulette Frank

Vice President Sustainability and Environmental Health & Safety
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.

Mark Fulton

Managing Director and Global Head of Research, DB Climate Change Advisors
Deutsche Asset Management

Leigh Gallagher

Assistant Managing Editor

Seth Goldman

President and TeaEO
Honest Tea Inc

Howard Gould

President and Co-founder
Tundra Capital Partners, LLC

Jason Graham-Nye

Co-Founder and CEO

Scott Griffith

Chairman and CEO

Bill Gross

Founder and President

Marc Gunther

Contributing Editor, Co-chair, Brainstorm GREEN

Poppy Harlow

Anchor, CNNMoney.com

Arno Harris

Chief Executive Officer
Recurrent Energy, LLC

Neil Hawkins

Vice President, Sustainability, Environment, Health and Safety
The Dow Chemical Co.

Lew Hay

Chairman and CEO
NextEra Energy, Inc.

Peter J. Hebert

Co-founder and Managing Partner
Lux Capital

Dan Hesse

Chief Executive Officer

Gary Hirshberg

Stonyfield Farm

Jonathan Hsu

Chief Executive Officer

John Huey

Editor-in-Chief, Office of the Chief Executive
Time Inc.

Andrew Hutson

Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships Program
Environmental Defense Fund

Scott Jacobs

Founder and CEO
Kenon Capital

William "Wilber" James

Managing General Partner
RockPort Capital Partners

Jonathan Wolfson Jonathan Wolfson

Co-founder and CEO

Barry Judge

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer
Best Buy Co., Inc.

Lynn Jurich

Co-founder and President
Sunrun, Inc.

Andy Karsner

Executive Chairman and Founder
Manifest Energy, Inc.

David Keith

Professor of Applied Physics, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Daniel Kim

Founder and CEO
Lit Motors Corp.

Gail Klintworth

Chief Sustainability Officer
Unilever PLC

Fred Krupp

Environmental Defense Fund

Martin Lagod

Managing Director and Co-founder
Firelake Capital Management LLC

Adam Lashinsky

Senior Editor-at-Large and Co-chair, Brainstorm TECH


Chuck Leavell

Director of Environmental Affairs and Co-founder
Mother Nature Network

Mark Lee

Executive Director

Jack Leslie

Weber Shandwick

Nathan Lewis

George L. Argyros Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology

Stella Li

Senior Vice President
BYD Co, Ltd.

Chris Librie

Director, Environmental Initiatives
Hewlett-Packard Co.

Andrew Liveris

President, Chairman, and CEO
The Dow Chemical Co.

Micah Loudermilk

Senior Research Associate and Program Manager, Energy and Environmental Security Policy, Institute for National Strategic Studies
National Defense University

L. Hunter Lovins

Natural Capitalism Solutions

Glen Low

Blue Skye Consulting

Adam Lowry

Co-founder and Chief Greenskeeper
Method Products, Inc.

Duncan Mac Naughton

Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Joel Makower

Chairman and Executive Editor
GreenBiz Group

Dhiraj Malkani

RockPort Capital Partners

William A. McDonough

Stephanie Mehta

Deputy Managing Editor and Chair, Most Powerful Women International

Jeff Miller

Co-founder and CEO

Mary Sue Milliken

Co-chef and Owner
Border Grill Restaurants and Trucks

Tim Mohin

Director, Corporate Responsibility
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Alan Mulally

President and CEO
Ford Motor Co.

Rick Needham

Director, Energy and Sustainability Team
Google, Inc.

David Neeleman

Founder, Chairman and CEO
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras

Kathy Nieland

U.S. Sustainable Business Solutions Leader

Brian O'Keefe

Assistant Managing Editor

Dara O'Rourke

Co-founder and Chief Sustainability Officer

Gregory R. Page

Chairman and CEO
Cargill Inc.

Lindene Patton

Chief Climate Product Officer
Zurich Financial Services Ltd.

Efrat Peled

Chairman and CEO
Arison Investments Ltd.

Beatriz R. Perez

Chief Sustainability Officer
The Coca-Cola Co.

Dickon Pinner

McKinsey & Co.

John Podesta

Center for American Progress

C. Larry Pope

President and CEO
Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Justin Raade

Founder and CEO
Halotechnics Inc.

Alan Rabinowitz

Chief Executive Officer

Eric Redman

Summit Power Group

William Reilly

Senior Advisor
TPG Capital, LP

Jennifer Reingold

Senior Editor

Neil Renninger

Co-founder and Chief Technical Officer
Amyris, Inc.

Michael Richter

Healthy Planet Partners

Theodore Roosevelt IV

Managing Director and Chairman, Cleantech Initiative
Barclays Capital

Alan Salzman

CEO and Managing Partner
VantagePoint Capital Partners

William Sarni

Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy
Deloitte Consulting

Christophe Schilling

Co-founder and CEO

Peter Schwartz

Peter Schwartz Senior Vice President, Global Government Relations and Strategic Planning
salesforce.com, inc.

Jessica Scorpio

Founder and Director of Marketing

Peter Scott

Executive Director
Burn Design Lab

Peter Seligmann

Chairman and CEO
Conservation International

Truman Semans


Andy Serwer

Managing Editor

Andrew L. Shapiro

Founder and Partner
GO Ventures

Daniel Shugar

Chief Executive Officer
Solaria Corp.

Theo Spencer

Senior Advocate, Climate and Clean Air Program
Defense Council

Eric Spiegel

President and CEO
Siemens Corp.

Daniel Spitzer

Chairman and CEO
Mountain Hazelnuts Group

Vikki Spruill

President and CEO
Ocean Conservancy

Susan Hunt Stevens

Founder and CEO
Practically Green

Thomas F. Steyer

Co-founding Director
Next Generation

Prof. Pavan Sukhdev

Dorothy S. McCluskey Fellow, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Yale University

Andy Taylor

Chairman and CEO
Enterprise Holdings

Mark Tercek

President and CEO
The Nature Conservancy

Trae Vassallo

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

S. Robson Walton

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

John Warner

President, The Beyond Benign Foundation; President and CTO
Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry

Cynthia Warner

Sapphire Energy

Stephen Weinstein

RenaissanceRe Risk Sciences Foundation

David Whitford


Governor Christine Todd Whitman

Clean and Safe Energy Coalition

Jeff Williams

Director, Climate Consulting
Entergy Corp.

Kenji Williams

Founder and Director
Bella Gaia

Dick Williams

Shell WindEnergy Inc.

Kathrin Winkler

Vice President, Corporate Sustainability and Chief Sustainability Officer
EMC Corp.

Pat Wood

Wood3 Resources

Raymond Wood

Managing Director and Global Head of Renewable Energy Group
Credit Suisse (USA), Inc.

John Woolard

President and CEO
BrightSource Energy, Inc.

Terry F. Yosie

President and CEO
World Environment Center

Cathy Zoi

Silver Lake Kraftwerk