Alec Wright

COO & GM of Sustainability

Silicon Valley, CA

About Alec Wright

Alec is the Chief Operating Officer of GSVlabs and the General Manager of its Sustainability Innovation Lab, overseeing startup coaching and corporate innovation engagements across GSVlabs’ 150+ startups and 25+ corporate partners. In 2015, he co-founded the GSV Pioneer Summit, an annual innovation summit of 1,500+ entrepreneurs, corporate executives and thought leaders focused on technological innovation that transforms industry and culture.

Alec also helps lead the GSVlabs Sustainability Lab, supporting a community of 20+ clean technology and sustainability startups, global corporations and NGOs. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Cleantech Open, the world’s largest clean technology accelerator that supports 100+ early-stage cleantech startups each year.

Always looking for a chance to chat about sustainability, he writes about cleantech innovation and finance at and has served as a judge for the Department of Energy’s FLOW startup competition and the Cleantech Open’s National Finals.

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