Rinaldo S. Brutoco is a successful entrepreneur, executive, author and futurist and the Founding President of the World Business Academy. Rinaldo has published numerous cutting-edge articles and books that address the role and responsibility of business in relation to the critical moral, environmental and social concerns of the day. A keynote speaker at business schools and conferences for over 25 years, Rinaldo is widely recognized as a practical visionary, change agent, and futurist.
Rinaldo is President of the Chopra Foundation, Chairman of the Unstoppable Foundation and serves on the board of the JUST Capital Foundation. Rinaldo has served on the Board of Directors of The Men’s Wearhouse since its IPO in 1992 and has served on numerous non-profit boards, including the Gorbachev Foundation.
In 2007 Rinaldo co-authored Freedom from Mid-East Oil, a comprehensive treatment of the energy and climate change landscape. His most recent book is Liftoff: The Rise of the Hydrogen Economy. Rinaldo holds patents for the design of an advanced aircraft, the H2 Clipper, which utilizes advanced aeronautical, clean energy, and materials technologies.
Previous corporate experience includes co-founding and serving as COO of the nation’s first pay cable television operation, and as CEO of one of the first companies to offer over-the-air TV transmission of major motion pictures.
Core areas of Rinaldo’s work include clean energy, climate change analysis and mitigation; sustainable business strategy; values-driven leadership; the development of the human potential at work; global reconstruction; and innovative financial products for Sustainable Responsible Impact Investment (SRI).