Green Festival Speakers

Jacquelyn Ottman



Jacquie Ottman is an internationally recognized expert on green marketing and eco- innovation. She is the founder and principal of the NYC-based J. Ottman Consulting, Inc., Clients include Fortune 500 companies, including 3M, Nike, and Johnson and Johnson. Her firm has also advised several U.S. government ecolabeling programs, including the U.S. EPA's Energy Star, SmartWay, and the new USDA Certified BioBased label.

A sought-after speaker who has been quoted in Forbes, Fortune, Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, Ottman is the author of four books on green marketing, including the highly acclaimed, The New Rules of Green Marketing (Berrett- Koehler, 2011) (http://www.greenmarketing.com/our-book), which was named a Top 40 Sustainability Book by Cambridge University.

She blogs at http://www.greenmarketing.com/blog, and http://www.wehatetowaste.com a new blog and website she founded to spur a new consumer movement. She regularly contributes to the Huffington Post, Sustainable Brands Weekly and other online and off- line publications.

A native New Yorker, she was educated at Smith College.