Mike Kennedy is a seasoned entrepreneur and academic that focuses his time and energy on business problems at the interface of corporate competitiveness and environmental sustainability. Mike recently founded Green Metrics Technologies, a digital platform delivery company that brings strategic data and information technology to building owners, municipalities and utilities. Prior to founding Green Metrics, Mike founded and managed Green Analytics, a Canadian corporate and government advisory and analytical consulting service company. Mike splits his time between business and academia. Mike was recently hired as a Senior Fellow and Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Institute of Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. As an academic, Mike leads large-scale research and development projects, raises public and private funding and publishes in leading Management and Information Systems journals. Mike has a PhD in Management and Information Systems from the Carson College of Business at Washington State University. Prior to founding Green Analytics, Mike was a Senior Economist with the Pembina Institute. He is the father of two kids and lives in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.