Scott Edward Andersonis currently global marketing director for cleantech at Ernst & Young. He is the founder of the popular blog, The Green Skeptic, and the VerdeStrategy consultancy. He has held management positions with Ashoka and The Nature Conservancy and is co-founder of the Cleantech Alliance Mid-Atlantic. An award-winning poet, Scott was a John Sawhill Conservation Leadership Fellow, a Senior Fellow with the Environmental Leadership Program, and is a frequent public speaker on environmental issues and clean energy, as well as commentator on Fox Business Network’s Varney & Co., WSJ.com's Lunch Break, and StockTwits.tv. He is also author of the natural history book,Walks In Nature's Empire(The Countryman Press, 1995).