About David Gottfried


dg-headshot-whiteDavid Gottfried is a catalyst for transformation. His work has impacted the global building industry more than almost any other, having founded both the U.S. Green Building Council and World Green Building Council, with GBCs in over 100 countries comprising about 15 billion square feet of green buildings. Gottfried’s work tenure has included real estate development, construction management, building ownership and property management, strategic consulting, network management, venture start-ups, book author and integrative medicine. David earned his degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University, where he serves as a regular lecturer. He has written three memoirs, with his latest work, Explosion Green, winner of three Indie Awards: best in business, best memoir and 2nd place Grand Prize all nonfiction.