Kyle Rudzinski

Director, Strategy for Sustainability
Levi Strauss & Co.

Kyle Rudzinski is curently director of sustainability strategy at Levi Strauss & Co. Prior to joining LS&Co. in early 2015, Mr. Rudzinski led his own consultancy with tech startup clientele in the Bay Area and Africa. He has also consulted for firms such as Tesla Motors, Ernst & Young, and Trina Solar on projects ranging from sustainability strategy to demonstrating the quantified the benefit of gender diverse teams. During the Obama Administration, Mr. Rudzinski served at the U.S. Department of Energy where he worked in executive communications and legislative affairs before managing a multi-million portfolio for the SunShot Initiative, investing in high-risk, high-reward startups to drive down the cost of solar energy. He earned his MBA from the University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He also holds an MEd in educational psychology and a BA in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.

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