President / Founder

Pamela J. Gordon

Keynoter, entrepreneur, and thought-leader Pamela J. Gordon wrote the book on Lean and Green, co-developed DfE Online™ ― the world’s foremost design-for-environment training, and formed the Executive Think Tank on Supply Chain to map out a successful, responsible future for the tech industry. 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.”

Since 1987, she has been CEO of Technology Forecasters, 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, instructor at the University of California Berkeley Extension, and guest expert on radio/TV. She was named among the Top 10 Women of Sustainability and appointed judge for CleanTech Open.

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 Sr. 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

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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 (recent paper).


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


TFI's article in the July/August 2013 issue of Training Magazine, entitled "Design for Environment Training Leads to Lean and Green," features DfE Online -- the best and fastest way to train product-launch teams in profitable and responsible electronics design.


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Webinar Recording Now Available! Listen to the Connect Press webinar on Ultimate Green: DfE Methods for Reducing Costs, Stress, & Design Time led by DfE Online's co-developers.


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