CEO / Founder

Pamela J. Gordon

Pamela J. Gordon is CEO of Technology Forecasters Inc. (TFI), Expert-in-Residence at Presidio Graduate School, and judge at The CleanTech Open. Keynoter, entrepreneur, and thought-leader, Ms. Gordon wrote the book on Lean and Green, co-developed DfE Online Training™: Design for Compliance and Sustainability , and formed the Executive Think Tank on Supply Chain.

TFI, which Pamela Gordon founded in 1987, is a strategic management-consulting firm helping clients thrive through best-practice supply chains and profitable sustainability. Ms. Gordon is a prolific author (nearly 1,000 published articles to date), popular keynoter, and guest expert on radio/TV. She was named among the Top 10 Women of Sustainability.

Pamela Gordon also contributed to the book Positively M.A.D.: Making a difference in your organizations, communities, and the world, authoring the chapter “Creative Convincing for Corporate Change.”

She was President and Chair of the Institute of Management Consultant’s largest chapter. Through her keynotes, workshops, and consulting sessions, Ms. Gordon inspires global executives (and aspiring executives) to lead responsible and profitable organizations. Before founding Technology Forecasters in 1987, Ms. Gordon was Senior Analyst at McGraw-Hill’s electronics industry market-research firm Gnostic Concepts Inc. She is a Phi Kappa Phi graduate of San Jose State University.

Contact Ms. Gordon about keynotes, workshops, and consulting.


Pam Gordon wins Sustainability Summit Electronics Day Community Award – Munich, Germany

See videos of Ms. Gordon presenting:

Lean and Green book

Pam Gordon on Zero Waste and Your Business

Our Thinking


Teaching MBA candidates about profitable, environmental sustainability prepares them to be successful CEOs in our changing world. TFI's Pamela Gordon is now an Expert in Residence at Presidio Graduate School.


We think the tech industry can outsmart waste, profitably. See TFI's post and a related post from Creation Tech.


We think about Disaster Preparedness and Recovery, and so do clients who have us create and test their plans. But they don't realize until we've implemented their plans that their every-day operations benefit as well. Case study.


Pamela J. Gordon received the Leadership Award at the 2014 Lean and Six Sigma World Conference, for her leadership in leveraging Lean and Six Sigma practices for environmental sustainability, and vice versa (presentation).


Take a look at our latest GreenBiz articles.


See our thinking in The Guardian: "Stop flunking e-waste: 6 steps to boost electronics recycling."


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Our Clients Say

Pam is an extraordinary advisor and analyst to the High Tech industry. Since 2004, I have been working together with Pam on various projects where I always appreciated her strong expertise on product stewardship, environmental affairs and sustainability overall. At any time, the outcome was extremely valuable and we enjoyed her passion, creativity and effectiveness to our organization.

Adrian Langlouis, Solutions Management
SAP