A seasoned impact entrepreneur, investor, advisor, coach and consultant, Carrie Norton has a track record for helping entrepreneurs and organizations drive sustainability and growth.
From cleantech to impact investing, Carrie has spent the last two decades at the forefront of sustainability. She honed her expertise in sustainable business, entrepreneurship and venture capital with organizations including World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Garage.com and Idealab. She held a leadership role at Idealab’s first solar power company, making her one of the first female executives in the industry. In that role, she served key early adopters such as Google, Sony and British Telecom. As founder and CEO of the eLearning platform Green Business BASE CAMP, she leads a team committed to providing early-stage entrepreneurs and corporate intrapreneurs with the tools needed to achieve sustainability and profitability.
Carrie continues to shape the business landscape through community building, entrepreneurship, consulting and thought leadership. She is a co-founder of the Sustainable Business Council of Los Angeles, and has served in seminal advisory roles for organizations including CALinnovates, Grid Alternatives, the Clean Economy Network and Net Impact. Carrie is a Catto Fellow of the Aspen Institute, Class of 2010, and has served as an adjunct faculty member in entrepreneurship at the Graziadio School of Management at Pepperdine University.
Carrie is a sought-after consultant for organizations looking to drive sustainable growth. Through her coaching practice, she is committed to helping impact entrepreneurs lead more effectively by optimizing their personal sustainability. A thought-provoking keynote speaker, Carrie shares her expertise in the art of mindful entrepreneurship, sustainability and women’s leadership with global audiences.
Carrie holds an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and certifications in Laser Coaching and Shamata Meditation Instruction. She has additional training in the KonMari Method of organizing.