STEVE MCCORMICK

Former President, The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Former President/CEO, The Nature Conservancy

Steve served as President of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, one of the largest Foundations in the U.S., from 2007-2014.  Under his leadership, the Foundation's Environmental Conservation Program shifted its strategy to focus on advancing sustainability. 

Steve served as President/CEO of The Nature Conservancy (TNC) from 2000-2008. As president, Steve led TNC into becoming a truly global enterprise, operating in 30 countries as well as every state in the U.S.  During his tenure, he oversaw an operating budget of $500M, and a highly distributed staff of over 3,000.

Under Steve’s leadership, revenues increased significantly, hitting an all-time high of $1.2 billion in 2006.  Steve began his career with TNC in 1976 as western regional legal counsel and rose through the ranks to spend 16 years as executive director of California and Western Region. In that role, he led an organization-wide effort in 1996 that created Conservation by Design, the strategic framework that still guides TNC’s work around the world. 

A leader in the social innovation sector, Steve has served on numerous boards, including The Independent Sector, the Student Conservation Association, Sustainable Conservation, and the Advisory Board of U.C. Berkeley's College of Natural Resources.


GLEN LOW

Former Principal and Head of San Francisco Office, Blu Skye

Glen has 20 years of corporate consulting and management experience and guides the strategy and implementation of the Earth Genome. 

He is the former head of Blu Skye’s main consulting office in San Francisco. His clients have included sustainability leaders such as Nike, Walt Disney, and Microsoft.  Glen has deep expertise in applying measurement to improved corporate decision making, including work on the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and Walmart’s Sustainability Index.

Glen is a former Principal at Bain & Company. He worked in four different offices and gained extensive international experience while working in 10+ countries. While at Bain, he was a member of the firm’s technology practice, where he focused on software companies, clean technology and city-based sustainability efforts.

Glen has a BS in mechanical engineering from U.C. Berkeley where he was an Alumni Scholar.  He also has an MBA from the University of Chicago. He is a frequent speaker having recently talked at Stanford, University of Chicago, Fortune Brainstorm Green and the Commonwealth Club of California.  He is also a frequent lecturer at U.C. Berkeley, where he has taught corporate sustainability at the Executive Education, MBA, and undergraduate levels.