Andrew Winston is a globally-recognized and widely read expert on megatrends and how to build companies that thrive by serving the world. He was selected for the Thinkers50 list of the top management thinkers in the world. His books on sustainability strategy have sold more than a quarter million copies in a dozen languages. Inc. Magazine included Andrew’s first book, Green to Gold, on its all-time list of 30 books that every manager should own. His book The Big Pivot was selected as one of the "Best Business Books" by Strategy+Business magazine. Andrew’s latest book, Net Positive: How Courageous Companies Thrive by Giving More than They Take (co-authored with renowned CEO Paul Polman), is one of Financial Times’ Best Business Books of the Year. Net Positive has been called an “electrifying strategy for business success and unlike any other book you’ve read” by Merck Chairman Ken Frazier, a “wonderful rallying call” by Sir Richard Branson, and “pure heresy” by Arianna Huffington.
Andrew has appeared in major media such as Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, Time, BusinessWeek, New York Times, and CNBC. Andrew’s views on strategy have been sought after by the world’s leading companies, including 3M, DuPont, HP, J&J, Kimberly-Clark, Marriott, PepsiCo, PwC, Trane Technologies, and Unilever. He is a highly respected and dynamic speaker, reaching audiences of thousands at global executive meetings, and at high-profile events like TED, with an entertaining message of practical optimism: the world’s challenges are great, but business has the tools, resources, and creativity to build a thriving world. He received degrees in economics, business, and environmental management from Princeton, Columbia, and Yale.