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Chief Executive Officer - ELEVATE

Ian Spaulding is recognized globally as a preeminent thought leader and authority on supply chain social, environmental and business performance.

On a day-to-day basis, Ian advises senior executives at more than 75 global businesses. He also serves as Senior Advisor to the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety, and oversees ELEVATE’s role in designing, managing and executing all Alliance remediation and training efforts in Bangladesh.

As an industry leader in supply chain and sustainability initiatives, Ian is regularly featured as a speaker at major events and in a range of top-tier media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Bloomberg and CNN.

Previously, Ian worked at Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), KPMG and Sears Holdings. At Sears Holdings, he was the Director of Global Compliance where he pioneered the largest effort to promote greater transparency and continuous improvement among thousands of manufacturing facilities globally.