Joan Michelson


Green Connections Media


Quick Bio

Joan Bryna Michelson, MBA is an award-winning, creative, business and communications leader, public speaker and reporter/producer. She produced and hosted a very successful lunch event at SXSW Eco last year and was asked to return this year.

Michelson is Founder and CEO of Green Connections Media™, a media and consulting firm focused on innovation that transforms our world, focused on energy, clean tech and sustainability. She hosts the firm’s flagship radio show-podcast-video series Green Connections™, which was named one of the top six podcasts by USA Today.

She interviews innovators and leaders in government, business, journalism, academia, the arts and non-profits (mostly women). She has been published in the Huffington Post, and WTOP-FM, as well as worked on newsmagazine shows, including "60 Minutes."

Her work as a consultant and executive has generated millions in revenue and branding. It includes: record-breaking results at Chrysler Group’s Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), American Express, Deloitte, and the U.S. Department of Energy. She has also worked with the Clean Energy Alliance, Earth Day Network, Global Environment Fund, Northbridge Energy Partners, and international environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day.

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