AtKisson With over twenty years of international experience in sustainability leadership, strategic consulting, and professional development, Alan AtKisson is perhaps most well known for his inspiring keynote speeches, and as the author of the widely read books Believing Cassandra and The Sustainability Transformation. He developed a number of sustainability tools and methodologies that have spread around the world, and he has directly supported sustainability initiatives in over forty countries. Alan works on complex strategic and technical issues in sustainability, with global companies and institutions. But he also believes in using every skill one can bring to the table, and in his case, that includes music and songwriting.
Fritjof Capra, Ph.D., physicist and systems theorist, is a founding director of the Center for Ecoliteracy in Berkeley, California. The Center advances schooling for sustainability; its recent book on this growing movement in K-12 schools is Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability (2009). Dr. Capra is on the faculty of the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program of the University of California, Berkeley. He also teaches at Schumacher College, an international center for ecological studies in England, and frequently gives management seminars for top executives.