Lindsay is a business strategist with 12+ years of international experience in a range of advisory, research, and start-up roles at the intersection of business and social change. She is based in New York and is the Senior Vice President of Industry Initiatives at the NYC Economic Development Corporation, overseeing the Smart Cities Portfolio. Previously, Lindsay worked with the Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group, a leading impact investing firm focused on entrepreneurship in Asia and Africa. Prior to that, Lindsay spent 5 years working for the think tank and consulting firm, SustainAbility, where she ran the New York office. Her portfolio included finance, technology, pharmaceutical, and food companies, including Barclays, BMW, GE, Nestle, Nike, and UBS. Lindsay has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, GOOD Magazine and the Guardian Sustainable Business. She teaches a graduate course at Parsons in New York on sustainable business models.