Joel Makower

Chairman & Executive Editor

GreenBiz Group, Inc.


Joel Makower is chairman and executive editor of GreenBiz Group Inc., producer of, and lead author of the annual State of Green Business report. A veteran journalist with more than 40 years' experience, he also hosts GreenBiz's annual GreenBiz Forums, the global event series VERGE, and keynotes business events around the world. Joel is author of more than a dozen books, including his latest, The New Grand Strategy: Restoring America's Prosperity, Security, and Sustainability in the 21st Century (St. Martin's Press).