Carol Sanford is founder and CEO of The Responsible Entrepreneur Institute and InterOctave, a global consultancy. She has worked with clients such as DuPont, P&G, Intel, Agilent, and Seventh Generation, and has taught as a lecturer on business, urban planning, and entrepreneurship in many universities, including MIT Sloan School of Management, Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and Rotman School of Business at University of Toronto.

Sanford is a regular keynote speaker at global conferences. She blogs for The Economist, CNBC, CSRWire, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and other outlets, and her multiple award-winning first book, The Responsible Business (Jossey-Bass, 2011), is used as a text at Harvard and Stanford and at Google Innovation Lab for Global Food Experience.

She has been listed among the Top 100 Global Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior for the last three years. Carol currently lives in Seattle.