Jeff Gowdy is a thought leader and award winning practitioner in sustainability and CSR, particularly in the areas of reporting, goal setting, and materiality. He serves on the Technical Advisory Group for the CDP Science Based Targets project and teaches at Vanderbilt. He has led hundreds of sustainability projects, dating back to 2002, across all aspects of environmental, social & governance issues. He is a frequent speaker and writer for Sustainable Brands, GreenBiz, Triple Pundit and Nashville Business Journal. He graduated from Vanderbilt with degrees in in systems engineering and strategy.