The Gort Cloud



By Richard Seireeni
with Scott Fields

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I am a frequent seminar leader and keynote speaker with twenty years of experience giving live presentations to business and interest groups worldwide. My expertise lies with design, marketing and brand development especially as it pertains to sustainability and the marketing of green businesses. I am particularly knowledgeable about modern social media techniques, include Web 2.0, social networking and viral marketing.

To request a speaking engagement, please contact Allison Goodwin at AGoodwin(at)

Upcoming Events

Updated: November 11, 2008

November 17, 2009, 10:30am
Good And Green: The Green Marketing Conference
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 East Washington Street
Keynote presentation
Additional information available at Good And Green

November 13, 2009, 10:45am Panel Discussion
NetImpact, Cornell University
Advancing Sustainable Global Enterprise
Addition information available at NetImpact

Past Events

November 5, 2009, 9:00am
Portand State University
Business & Sustainability Conference

Call 503-515-2625 for details
or consult

October 16 & 17, 2009
Manitoba Chapter of the Society of Graphic Designers
Blue Sky 09, Winnipeg, Canada
Judging and presentation, books available for purchase

September 14, 2009, 3:50pm: Social Media & Sustainability Panel
September 15, 2009, 9:00am: Keynote Presentation
Action for a Sustainable America - Sustainability Stakeholder Engagement
Double Tree Metropolitan Hotel, 569 Lexington Avenue, NY
Additional information available at ASA

June 16, 2009, 4:00pm
All Things Organic Conference and Tradeshow
Lakeside Center, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, Room E405A
Richard will be a keynote speaker, sponsored by the Organic Trade Association
Books available for purchase
Additional information available at All Things Organi

JOSHUA TREE, CA - Passed Event
May 30, 5:00pm
Mount Fuji General Store
61740C Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA
Presentation and signing
Additional information at Mt. Fuji General Store

LOS ANGELES, CA - Passed Event
May 27, 7:00pm
10000 Culver Blvd, Culver City, LA 90232
Presentation and signing
Additional information at Livingreen

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Passed Event
May 16, 2009, 6:00pm
The Green Arcade
1680 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Market at Gough
Presentation and signing
Additional information at The Green Arcade
Sponsored by Green Key Real Estate
Call 415-431-6800 for details

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Passed Event
May 16, 2009, 2-3:30pm
Presidio School of Management
Lecture and book signing
Call 415-561-6590 for details

SANTA MONICA, CA - Passed Event
May 9, 2009, 2:00pm
AltBuild Expo
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
1855 Main Street, Santa Monica CA 90401
Sustainable Industries Journal Panel
Books available from Lafayette Bookstore on site
Additional information available at AltBuild Expo

NAIROBI, KENYA - Passed Event
April 27 to 29, 2009
Africa Green Business Summit
Kenya International Conference Center
Nairobi, Kenya
Panel discussions, books available for purchase

PORTLAND, OR - Passed Event
March 28, 2009, 4:00 pm
Better Living Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show
Portland Expo Center
2060 North Marine Drive, Portland OR 97217
Presentation and book signing with Boone Bridge Books.

SEATLE, WA - Passed Event
February 27, 2009, 5:30 pm
The Elliot Bay Book Company
101 South Main Street, Seattle WA 98104
Richard Seireeni will discuss and sign copies
of his new book, The Gort Cloud.
This event is sponsored by egg.

PORTLAND, OR - Passed Event
February 26, 2009, 7:30 pm
Powell's Books
1005 W Burnside, Portland OR 97209
Richard Seireeni will discuss and sign copies
of his new book, The Gort Cloud.
This event is co-sponsored by several companies profiled in Rick's book,
including Ecotrust, ShoreBank Pacific, Portfolio 21 Investments,
Nau Clothing and Yolo Colorhouse.

February 23, 2009, 7:00 pm
Book Soup
8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood CA 90069
Rick Seireeni will discuss and sign copies
of his new book, The Gort Cloud.
This event is sponsored by David Hertz FAIA Architect
and S.E.A. Studio of Environmental Architecture.

LAS VEGAS, NV - Passed Event
February 18, 2009, 10:30 am
Ecollection at Magic
The Magic Marketplace: The Las Vegas Convention Center &
Las Vegas Hilton Las Vegas NV
Presentation followed by book signing in conjunction with Lafayette Bookstore.

About Richard Seireeni

Articles by Richard Seireeni:
Executive Compensation and Corporate Social Responsibility
Wall Street vs. Green Street:
Who is Doing Better?

Japanese Gas Companies Compete for a Piece of the Electric Pie
EcoLux: When Will Eco-friendly Become

Asia and The Age of Sustainability: Where The East Has an Edge.
ThinkPark Commercial High-Rise: Tokyo's First Step Toward Green Urbanism
How Women Are Shaping The Market For Sustainable Products: An Example of Gender Power in Japan
Building a Retail Experience: Lessons from a 2,000 Year-Old Marketplace
Greening Our Home: Reducing Our Carbon Footprint Step By Step
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