Justin Fishkin

Justin Fishkin is an entrepreneur and investor focused on the future of cities, food, manufacturing, and mobility. He has spent much of his career helping disruptive companies grow their businesses and scale their impact.

As an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Lazard Frères, he worked with dozens of companies to complete IPOs; at Carbon War Room, he managed Richard Branson’s climate portfolio, incubating market-based solutions to climate change. Most recently, as Chief Strategy Officer of Local Motors (named one the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company), he helped lead the development of a sustainable new paradigm for product design and manufacturing — ushering in the world’s first crowdsourced, 3D printed cars and first self-driving shuttles — using pioneering micro-manufacturing technology.

Justin is a frequent keynote speaker at venues such as Harvard Business School, the White House, and the World Bank. He advises and mentors startups and volunteers with several non-profit organizations that are trying to improve our world.