Green Festival Speakers

Kevin Cleary



Cleary is chief operating officer of Clif Bar ; Co, the leading maker of allnatural and organic energy and nutrition foods and drinks.As COO, he is responsible for sales, supply chain operations, brand development and the companys sustainability programs.

Guided by five bottom lines Sustaining our Business, Sustaining our Brands, Sustaining our People, Sustaining our Community and Sustaining the Planet Kevin has directed Clif Bar ; Co.s increasing use of organic ingredients, the rapid expansion of its product portfolio and international distribution as well as groundbreaking initiatives in the area of environmental sustainability.

Kevin joined Clif Bar in 2005 as executive vice president of sales. Prior to joining the company, he was senior vice president of R.R. Donnelley where he oversaw the companys sales, marketing, business development and operations.

Kevin holds a bachelors degree in social science from the University of California, Berkeley. He earned his masters degree in business administration from Northwesterns Kellogg School of Business.

Kevin resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Jennifer.