Andrew Courtney - Inventures

Andrew Courtney

Program Director | Science and Innovation

, National Geographic Society


Andrew Courtney excels at developing new products and services that help companies do well by doing good. For 20 years he has driven environmental and social impact at iconic organizations such as National Geographic, The Nature Conservancy, PBS, and United Way, through partnerships with corporations including Salesforce, Esri, JP Morgan, and Suntory. He is passionate about the emerging practice of biomimicry as a method for driving innovation and solving business challenges by translating strategies perfected by nature into a business context. Andrew holds a degree in environmental sciences and an MBA from George Washington University and served with the Peace Corps in Tanzania.