Bernie Burgener is the executive director of the Greenhouse Accelerator, where he helps to create sustainable local jobs by advising and financially supporting startup entrepreneurs with cleantech companies. Bernie grew up in Switzerland and then early in his career helped fund and grow businesses in various countries and industries in South America in a financial as well as a consulting function, working for a private investment company out of Lima, Peru. He then worked in various positions for a couple of decades with a global water treatment company out of Atlanta, eventually leading its international business development.
Nathan Stuck sits down with Bernie to hear how he pivoted into a career more focused on sustainability, what makes him optimistic about the future of capitalism, and how we can have the ability to thrive while doing good.
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