Andrew Winston

Andrew Winston is a globally-recognized expert on megatrends, sustainable business, and how to build companies that profit by contributing to a thriving world. He was ranked #3 on the Thinkers50 list of the most influential management thinkers in the world. Andrew’s books on strategy have sold over a quarter million copies in 15 languages. His bestsellers include Green to Gold – which Inc. Magazine included on its all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own – The Big Pivot, and Net Positive, which was co-authored with renowned CEO Paul Polman. The Financial Times selected Net Positive as one of the Best Business Books of the Year. Andrew writes regularly for the Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review, including the HBR cover story, “The Net Positive Manifesto” and the HBR’s “Big Idea” story, “Leading a New Era of Climate Action.”

His views on strategy have been sought after by the world’s leading companies, including 3M, DuPont, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, Marriott, PepsiCo, Trane Technologies, Unilever, and Walmart. He has been quoted in major media such as Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC.

Andrew is also a highly sought-after, dynamic, and inspiring speaker, reaching hundreds of audiences around the world. He delivers an entertaining message of practical optimism: the world’s challenges are great, but business has the tools, resources, and creativity to solve them and build a thriving world. He has spoken on five continents, bringing his inspiration to leadership meetings of the top executives of multinationals, to large industry conferences, and to high-profile events like the World Business Forum and TED

Andrew’s work is based on significant business experience and education. His early career included advising companies on corporate strategy while at BCG and management positions in strategy and marketing at Time Warner and Viacom/MTV. He received his BA in Economics from Princeton, an MBA from Columbia, and a Masters of Environmental Management from Yale. He lives in Greenwich, CT with his wife and two sons.