Gifford Pinchot

Gifford PinchotGifford Pinchot - Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Social Responsibility, Sustainability
Gifford Pinchot has been an organic dairy farmer, a blacksmith, an author, an innovation consultant, software CEO, an angel investor, a school president, and an author. Together with his wife Elizabeth Pinchot he has published three books: the international bestseller Intrapreneuring: Why You Don’t Have to Leave the Corporation to Become an Entrepreneur (1985), The Intelligent Organization (1994), and Intrapreneuring in Action - A Handbook for Business Innovation (1999).  In 2008, Executive Excellence named Pinchot number 32 on the top 100 leadership thinkers. He has a Doctor of Laws Honoris Causa from the University of Puget Sound.  In 2009 he was awarded the Olympus Lifetime Education Award, and in 2010 he and his wife were named Purpose Prize fellows.  The Pinchots are also co-founders of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute, now called Pinchot University, the first graduate school in the United States to offer an MBA in sustainable business.  Gifford Pinchot is the grandson of the first Chief of the United States Forest Service and the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania, Gifford Pinchot.  For more information please go to
Elzabeth and Gifford Pincho
Elzabeth and Gifford Pinchot