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Robert Kaplan

Walmart
Senior Manager, Sustainability
As a Senior Manager of Sustainability for Walmart Stores Inc., Rob Kaplan drives product and supply chain innovation by integrating carbon elimination and business strategy. He manages the cross-functional initiative to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas from the supply chain. Throughout his professional and educational experience, Rob has advocated for the power of business to improve the world. Prior to joining Walmart, Rob helped lead corporate responsibility and brand strategy for Brown-Forman Corporation, producer and marketer of spirits brands such as Jack Daniel’s. He developed marketing strategies to engage consumers, improve social and environmental performance, and advance business objectives. Rob received his MBA from the Haas School where he studied marketing, corporate responsibility, and social entrepreneurship. He also was co-president of the Berkeley Net Impact chapter. Rob received his undergraduate degree in political communication from the George Washington University where he learned that perception is reality.

My Speaker Sessions

Thursday, March 17
 

2:00pm