Carrie Norton is the Founder and President of Green Business BASE CAMP. Her professional mission is to prove the business case for sustainability. Carrie’s broad expertise in sustainable business and entrepreneurship includes managerial roles at Garage Technology Ventures and Idealab. As a senior executive in the commercial solar power industry, she served early-adopting clients such as Google, Sony, Toyota and British Telecom. Carrie is a 2010 Catto Environmental Fellow of the Aspen Institute. She is a co-founder of the Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles.
Michael Kadish is the principal of Blue Vista Strategies, with fifteen years experience in public affairs, communications, journalism and politics. He has worked in local government in NYC, on the Obama '08 campaign, and in the non-profit environmental sector and on clean tech start-ups. At Blue Vista Strategies, Kadish consults with clean tech and environmental businesses as well as non-profit organizations on communications strategy, coalition building, government and community relations. As an advocate, Kadish has worked to pass clean energy legislation on the local and federal level. Recently, he has written about energy issues including feed-in tariffs and natural gas vehicles.