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Gordon Feller


Working at the intersection of government and private investment for more than four decades,
Gordon Feller has helped accelerate the emergence of innovative technologies that strengthen
global sustainability. Since arriving in Silicon Valley in 1983, From inside the executive suite he’s
developed ambitious projects aimed at solving some of the world’s most complex problems.

Current and past clients include World Bank, EY, S&P, McGrawHill, Reed Business,
Incisive/Risk, ThomsonReuters, IHS Markit, World Economic Forum, Ford Motor Co. Toyota,
Stanford University, IBM, The Financial Times, Apple, International Telecommunications Union,
International Standards Organization, Chevron, Bechtel, Lockheed, The Rockefeller Foundation,
Ford Foundation, UN, national governments (Germany, Canada, US), Reuters, and many others.

From 2010 to 2017, he served as Director of Urban Innovation at Cisco Systems HQ. He founded
Meeting of the Minds in the 1990s to harness the power of a global leadership network building
innovation-fueled sustainable urban futures. Gordon was appointed by the Obama/Biden White
House to serve on the US Federal Comm. established by the US Congress. Gordon currently
serves as a Global Fellow at the Smithsonian Institution’s Environmental Change and Security
Program in Washington, D.C. He sits on numerous corporate and non-profit boards. Gordon’s
first published article appeared in a journal published by the World Policy Institute (NYC) in 1979.
Since then he’s published 450+ magazine articles.

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