From the newsroom to the boardroom, Lisa Ann Pinkerton has used her keen analytical skills to share cleantech stories with the world for nearly two decades. Most recently she was named a Women of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal for 2017. Lisa Ann is founder and President of Technica Communications , founder and Chairwoman of Women In Cleantech & Sustainability, co-founder of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association, an international speaker and moderator and documentary filmmaker. Lisa Ann started her career as a broadcast journalist for nearly a decade. Her work has been broadcast on National Public Radio, PBS Television, NBC and other US news outlets. Lisa Ann holds the degrees Bachelor of Fine Art and Master of Art Management and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.