William McDonoughSenior Advisor
A world-renowned architect and designer, Bill is the founding principal of William McDonough + Partners, an internationally recognized design firm and the co-founder and principal of McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, which employs a comprehensive Cradle-to-Cradle design protocol to chemical benchmarking, supply-chain integration, energy and materials assessment, clean-production qualification, and sustainability issue management and optimization. Winner of three U.S. presidential awards, Bill is a Consulting Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and Professor of Business Administration and Alumni Research at the University of Virginia Darden Business School. Bill is a graduate of Dartmouth College (BA) and Yale University School of Architecture (Master of Architecture).
“The goal inherent in our search for clean technologies is very exciting: a delightfully diverse, safe, healthy and just world with clean air, water, soil and power - economically, equitably, ecologically and elegantly enjoyed by all.”