Conway Conservation and Vibrant Planet have joined forces! Scott Conway and his team work with community collaboratives to make communities more defensible and forests more resilient. Learn more about our land management services and project experience.
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Improved data and information access, and user friendly applications, can speed the expensive, slow process of land restoration project planning. We are collaborating with top scientists, land management leaders, and policy makers to build a cloud based system that informs and facilitates collaborative planning.
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Allison worked in Silicon Valley for 20 years on corporate strategy, product strategy, customer experience design, and marketing. After overseeing the development of the Netflix brand and digital experience Allison advised corporate and nonprofit leadership teams on vision, strategy, and social and environmental innovation. Clients included Drawdown, Google, eBay, Facebook, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Omidyar Network, Patagonia, Nike, HP, Conservation International, and GlobalGiving. See more about Allison’s prior work.
With growing knowledge and passion for the role forests and soil can play in carbon drawdown, she is focusing her full attention on developing technology solutions that restore damaged ecosystems and, ultimately, build community and wildland resilience.
Scott brings a unique combination of natural resource education, training, and management experience to forest and fuels management challenges. Scott is a 20-year US Forest Service veteran in land management that included a diverse set of roles including District Ranger, Spatial Ecologist, Silviculturist, and Forester. Scott’s perspective and work was highlighted in a recent New Yorker article. After leaving the USFS in 2019, Scott ran a land management consulting practice focused on innovative, collaborative land management approaches. He brings this practice and his rich set of experiences with him to Vibrant Planet. Learn more.
Guy is an engineering leader with twenty years of experience in the data space. He has built and led engineering organizations at some of Silicon Valleys' top organizations, including Lyft, Facebook, Lawrence Livermore National Labs, in addition to founding and growing copious startups.
Currently, he is focused on using data and AI to power natural climate solutions management, in order to mitigate and roll back climate change.
Maria is a seasoned product leader with over 20 years of product management experience in Silicon Valley, with industry experience that spans the sciences, insurance, and social media. She has conceived and built innovative analytics and enterprise applications at Facebook, Guidewire and Informatica and has managed products and advised at Palantir, Hearsay Social and National Ignition Facility. Maria specializes in building out scaled, analytical platforms that power decision making.
Aside from her professional work, Maria has also been deeply involved with philanthropic activities. She co-founded Sea of Solidarity, a 501c3 that funded grassroots projects helping refugees in Greece and Turkey. She currently sits on the VP Trust board, an open source data community for building resilience, and was a former board member of the Lahontan Community Foundation.
Peter is an Enterprise Architect and Platform Product Manager with 25 years experience building software, APIs, and tools to integrate disparate systems and their data. He worked in consulting at Sapient and KPMG building some of the first online banking and trading applications and integrating them into Banks’ legacy systems. At Guidewire, Peter built the Integration consulting team, working on-site at GEICO, Liberty Mutual, CNA, and other insurers to build legacy system integrations. He became Guidewire’s Platform Product Manager until their IPO, and then went on to lead Box’s API development as their head of Platform.