William Wescott has a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon and a degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton. He has been a leader in innovation and sustainable development for over three decades. In addition to leading three startups in e-learning, cleantech, and complex systems simulation, Bill was the Vice President, Innovation for Veolia Environment, where he co-founded and led the Veolia Innovation Accelerator working to enhance services through technological and business innovations. Prior to Veolia, he worked for 15 years at Arthur D. Little. Wescott received the Social Innovation Leadership Award from the World CSR Congress. He currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the U.S. Council on Competitiveness, a member of the University of Washington advisory board, and an advisor many client organizations through his firm BrainOxygen LLC.