2016 SPEAKERS


ROCKY BARKER

Author & Prize-Winning Journalist, Idaho Statesman

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Aimee Barnes

Partner, Allotrope Partners

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Rob Bernard

Chief Environmental Strategist, Microsoft

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Leslie Biddle

Partner, Serengeti Asset Management

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CHRIS BRAY Ph.D., LP

Director, Institute for Translational Research in Children’s Mental Health

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Kathleen Brown

Partner, Manatt,
Phelps & Phillips

Dianna Cohen

CEO, Plastic Pollution Coalition

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AimÉe Christensen

Executive Director, Sun Valley Institute for Resilience

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Ann Davlin

Co­‐chair, New York State Micro‐grid Energy Prize Competition

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Tom Dinwoodie

Executive Producer,
Time to Choose

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Douglas Gayeton

Co-Founder, Lexicon of Sustainability

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Dr. Stephanie Gripne

Founder, Impact Finance Center & CO Impact Days and Initiative

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Mina Guli

CEO, Thirst and
Ultra Distance Athlete

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Meade Harris

Founder, Hawthorn Club

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Paul Hawken

Environmentalist, Entrepreneur, Author; ED, Project Drawdown

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Robert Hemphill

Author & Co-Founder, AES and former CEO, AES Solar

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Oran B. Hesterman

President and CEO,
Fair Food Network

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Jae Hill

Community Development Director, City of Sun Valley

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Sydney Johnson

Senior Advisor in Dentons’ Global Energy Practice

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Nina Jonas

Mayor of Ketchum

Peter Knight

President, Generation Investment Management U.S.

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Zachary Knight

Co-Founder & Partner, Blue Forest Conservation

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Dana Lanza

CEO & Co-Founder, Confluence Philanthropy

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Ali Long

SVI Board Vice Chair, President/Executive Director, The Springcreek Foundation, & Founder/Director, Local Food Alliance

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JIM LYONS

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

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Joel Makower

Chairman and Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group

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Leilani Münter

Race Car Driver and Environmental Advocate

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Colonel Mark
“Puck” Mykleby

Former Special Strategic Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff & Case Western Reserve

Robert M. Perkowitz

Founder and President, ecoAmerica

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Nancy Pfund

Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners

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RAÚL POMARES

Founder, Sonen Capital LLC

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Brooks Preston

Vice President, Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Lila Preston

Partner, Generation Investment Management

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Viraj Puri

Co-Founder and CEO,
Gotham Greens

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Richard Saines

Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Environmental Markets

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JULIE SHAFER

Head of Strategic Philanthropy & Purpose Investments, Bank of the West

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Michael H. Shuman

Economist, Attorney, Author, and Entrepreneur

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Silda Wall Spitzer

Senior Advisor, NewWorld Capital Group

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Glen K. Yelton

Head of Impact Research, SNW Asset Management