Jeff Thiel

Jeff has led large and small teams launching new products and services in industries ranging from PC software to financial services, health care, and K-12 education. He led product management and development teams in the Windows and Consumer Products Divisions at Microsoft for 10 years before catching the startup bug.   He worked as a consultant with global business strategy firm Bain & Co.  He has degrees in Economics and History from the University of Washington (where he received the Dean’s Medal) and an MBA with honors from the Wharton School. He lives in Bellevue, Washington.

Andrew Himes

Andrew was founding editor of MacTech, the leading Apple technology journal, then co-founded the Microsoft Developer Network. He led the first web development project at Microsoft, and then led Microsoft's Platform Web Team. After leaving Microsoft, he founded Project Alchemy, an NGO focused on elevating the technology expertise and effectiveness of grassroots social justice advocates. He is convinced that climate change is the signal challenge of our time, He has founded or partnered in a series of startups, and is inspired by a conviction that business and business leaders can be a force for positive change. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

Christophe Jospe

Christophe is the co-founder and chief development officer of Nori. The company is building a transparent, secure, and scalable platform. At Nori, he is leading business development and communications efforts, and a co-host of the “Reversing Climate Change” podcast. Jospe also founded Carbon A List to with clients to host events, provide research reports and fundraise in the carbon management sphere. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and Middle Eastern studies from Colgate University and his Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University. He lives in Seattle, Washington.