Monday, April 19, 2010

FEI US 2010 Speaker Highlight: Jeb Brugmann, Author, Welcome To The Urban Revolution

Jeb Brugmann
Author, Welcome To The Urban Revolution & Founding Partner, The Next Practice & Faculty Member, University Of Cambridge Program For Sustainability Leadership

Jeb Brugmann has been instrumental in urban development in 49 cities in 21 countries in his two decades of work on urbanization. His work over the years has been officially recognized by the United Nations General Assembly, three UN Summits and the UN Climate Secretariat (Kyoto Protocol). He has received numerous awards and government funding from twelve different countries. For more than two decades, Jeb Brugmann has developed strategies for governments, corporations, international agencies, and nongovernmental organizations to tackle global issues at the local level. From 1990 to 2000, he served as founding secretary general of the InternationalCouncil for Local Environmental Initiatives, the international environmental agency for cities, countries, and towns. His initiatives have involved thousands of cities in more than fifty countries. A strategy consultant to organizations and leaders internationally, he also serves as a faculty member of the Cambridge University Programme for Industry.

Don't miss Jeb Brugmann's keynote speech Moving Beyond the Core: New Business Model Creation at the Front End of Innovation Conference this May in Boston. Hope to see you all there!

Bio courtesy of Barnes and Nobles.

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