Andrew Winston, Thought-leading Author, Founder; Winston Eco-Strategies
Andrew Winston is a globally recognized expert on megatrends and how to build resilient, profitable companies by helping people and planet thrive. He is one of the most widely read writers on sustainable business in the world.
His first book, Green to Gold, one of the best-selling green business titles ever, has reached more than 100,000 people in seven languages. Inc. magazine included Green to Gold on its all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own. His book The Big Pivot was selected as one of the “Best Business Books” by Strategy+Business magazine. Andrew is also author of the Harvard Business Review (HBR) magazine “Big Idea” cover story, “Leading a New Era of Climate Action.”
Andrew was selected for Thinkers50 Radar list of “30 thinkers to watch in 2020.” He’s been quoted in or appeared in major media such as Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. His views on strategy have been sought after by many of the world’s leading companies, including 3M, DuPont, HP, Ingersoll Rand, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, Marriott, PepsiCo, PwC, and Unilever.
Andrew is also a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands with an entertaining message of practical optimism: the world’s challenges are great, but business has the tools, resources, and creativity to create a thriving world. He has spoken all over the world – in Europe, Russia, Brazil, the Middle East, and China – bringing his ideas to leadership meetings of the top executives of Fortune 500 companies, large industry conferences, and high-profile events like the World Innovation Forum and TED.
Andrew’s work is based on significant business experience and education. 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. He received his BA in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale. He lives in Greenwich, CT with his wife and two sons.