Senior Commercialization Manager
Steve Gutmann is senior commercialization manager for EcoSecurities, a leading international developer of carbon
offsets (certified emissions reductions under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism, as well as verified
emissions reductions for pre-compliance and voluntary buyers). Mr. Gutmann’s main responsibilities include selling
offsets to voluntary and pre-compliance buyers in the U.S., and assisting with sales to compliance buyers in Japan.
Before joining EcoSecurities, Mr. Gutmann was national sales manager for Flexcar (now Zipcar), the self-service,
by-the-hour car-sharing company. He also served as an analyst and commercial loan officer at ShoreBank Pacific, a
commercial energy-efficiency consultant, a freelance travel writer, and a high school teacher. He earned his BA degree
from Dartmouth College.
John haGel III
Co-chairman, Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation
John Hagel III is co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation, which conducts original research and
develops substantive points of view for new corporate growth. As co-chairman, he oversees the development of
the center’s research agenda and also represents Deloitte with top-tier clients and media. He has some 30 years of
experience as a management consultant, author, speaker, and entrepreneur, and has helped companies improve their
performance by effectively applying information technology to reshape business strategies. Before joining Deloitte,
Mr. Hagel was an independent consultant and writer. Earlier, from 1984 to 2000, he was a principal at McKinsey &
Company, where he founded and led that firm’s Electronic Commerce Practice. He also served as chief strategy officer
of 12 Entrepreneuring, Inc., and senior vice president of strategic planning at Atari, Inc. Mr. Hagel is the author of a
series of bestselling business books, including Net Gain, Net Worth, Out of the Box, and The Only Sustainable Edge.
Visiting Professor of Strategic and International Management
London Business School
Gary Hamel, named by FORTUNE magazine as “the world’s leading expert on business strategy” and by The
Economist as “the world’s reigning strategy guru,” was recently listed by the Journal of Business Strategy as one of
the 20th century’s 25 most influential business thinkers. Ranked for the past three years by Executive Excellence
magazine as the world’s most influential management speaker, Prof. Hamel is the author of Leading the Revolution
and Competing for the Future. His latest work, The Future of Management, was voted Best Business Book of 2007
by the editors of Amazon.com. Prof. Hamel, the Harvard Business Review’s most reprinted author, also serves as a
consultant and management educator. His pioneering concepts such as “strategic intent,” “core competence,” “industry
revolution,” and “management innovation” have changed the practice of management in companies worldwide. He
is currently leading an effort to build the world’s first Management Innovation Lab to accelerate the evolution of
management knowledge and practice.
Brew Media Relations
Brooke Hammerling is the founder of Brew Media Relations, a boutique agency specializing in strategic media
relations counseling, planning, and implementation for high-profile technology, convergence, and social networking
clients. She brings more than a decade of experience and expertise to the firm, having communicated the benefits of
some of technology’s most innovative brands to the news media. Brew has offices in New York and Los Angeles, and
has clients including iLike, NetSuite, Next New Networks, Ning, Rearden Commerce, Velocity Interactive Group,
Virgin Charter, and Zynga Game Network.