Mikhail Davis

Director of Restorative Enterprise at Interface
Certified Biomimicry Specialist, San Francisco, California
United States

Mikhail Davis is Director of Restorative Enterprise at Interface, the world’s largest manufacturer of modular carpet. He is responsible for building partnerships and strategies that shift the marketplace toward sustainability and for supporting the company’s efforts in the Americas to become a restorative enterprise. He leads Interface’s product transparency efforts in the Americas and is lead author and editor of the Radical Industrialists column at greenbiz.com. An expert in sustainable materials and NGO collaborations, he represents Interface in many organizations focused on closed-loop production, recycling, and chemicals of concern, including serving as Chair of USGBC's Materials & Resources Technical Advisory Group (MR TAG), Co-Chair of the Materials Working Group of BizNGO and a member of the Health Product Declaration (HPD) Collaborative's Technical Sub-Group on Special Conditions. He has 20 years of experience as a strategic advisor, analyst, designer, and manager for sustainability programs in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. His previous work includes three years as manager to environmental icon David Brower (an original member of Interface's ""Eco Dream Team"") and five years with Blu Skye Sustainability Consulting building sustainable business strategies and tools for Fortune 500 companies including Walmart, Sony Pictures, Bunge, Staples, and Waste Management. He holds a B.S. in Earth Systems-Biosphere from Stanford University and is a certified Biomimicry Specialist.