Winnie Lam

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WINNIE LAM is the Senior Director of Sustainability Technology at Nike. She is responsible for technology platforms to make Nike’s shoes and apparel more environmentally sustainable. Prior to joining Nike, Winnie held various leadership roles at Google in sustainability and product management, over an 18 year tenure. She led initiatives that vastly reduced the water, chemicals and diesel fuel consumption at Google’s data centers. As a champion for animals, Winnie championed the banning of elephant ivory being sold through Google, as elephants are poached for their ivory tusks. She partnered with WWF to form the Global Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online, uniting tech companies to end the sale of endangered wildlife products online. Winnie received her BSc in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada, where she was recognized with a Distinguished Alumni Award for “an exemplary career, dedication to sustainability and service to community". Winnie earned her MSc in Energy Policy and Climate from the Johns Hopkins University.