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Mike Lin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Fenix International

Mike Lin is the founder and CEO of Fenix International. A serial entrepreneur, Mike previously founded Vestal Design, an award-winning design firm, and B.MINIMA, an eco-solutions company. He has also lectured environmental engineering and design at Stanford as well as social entrepreneurship at Yale. Mike has served on the board of advisors to several eco-startups, consulted for Apple on climate change and environmental toxins, advised a sustainable design project with the d.school and Wal-Mart and worked with Al Gore on the "Inconvenient Truth" presentation as part of The Climate Project. Mike is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) accredited professional, a recipient of the US Environmental Protection Agency's People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award, Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award and BusinessWeek IDEA Award. Mike earned both his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.

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