Andrew Winston, founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, is a globally recognized expert on green business strategy, appearing regularly in major media such as The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. He has advised some of the world's leading companies, including Bank of America, Bayer, Boeing, Bridgestone, HP, Johnson & Johnson, and Pepsi. He also sits on Sustainability Advisory Boards for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Hewlett-Packard (HP), and Unilever, and serves as a Sustainability Advisor to PwC. Andrew bases his work on significant in-company business experience. His earlier career included advising companies on corporate strategy while at Boston Consulting Group and management positions in strategy and marketing at Time Warner and MTV.
Today, Andrew is also a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands of people around the world and acting as a practical evangelist for the benefits of going green. He's spoken at leadership meetings for the top executives of many Fortune 500 companies, at large conference keynotes, at high-profile business meetings like the World Innovation Forum, and at events in Europe, Russia, Brazil, and China. He writes extensively on green business strategy, including a weekly column for Harvard Business Online and his own popular blog at www.andrewwinston.com.
Andrew's new book, The Big Pivot, out in early 2014, explores how companies can manage the profound challenges of a hotter, scarcer, more open world. The Big Pivot provides a new roadmap, helping executives create a more prosperous business, economy, and world. He received his BA in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale.