Silicon Valley, CA
Alec Wright is the Chief Innovation Officer of GSVlabs, overseeing startup coaching and corporate innovation programs across GSVlabs’ 185+ startups and 25+ corporate partners. He works with the Fortune 500 to unlock external innovation opportunities in the startup economy and create agile, scalable innovation infrastructure within their organization. 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 is also an advisor to the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Innovation Network, a member of the Board of Directors of the Cleantech Open (the world’s largest cleantech accelerator) and the co-founder of the Pioneer Accelerator, a collaboration with Google’s Developers Launchpad to accelerate early-stage ventures from across the globe.
Always looking for a chance to chat about innovation or sustainability, he writes about cleantech innovation and finance at Greenchipped.com and has served as a judge for the Department of Energy’s FLOW startup competition and the Cleantech Open’s National Finals.