“Mark Rylander has been a leader in project analysis and design throughout the world. We are excited to have Mark join the company as he will be a valued expert and entrepreneur offering substantial opportunities for our clients and projects” said CleanWave Group Founder and CEO, Amos Gilkey.
Mark Rylander brings to CleanWave Group a passion for innovative project design and extensive contacts at both ventures and established corporations. He is a design leader and change agent whose innovative work signals a positive, lasting, relationship between human purposes and the natural world. As a Director with William McDonough + Partners he was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Cradle to Cradle® philosophy. He led aspirational projects such as Nike Europe’s Headquarters and The Woods Hole Research Center. Mark’s specific expertise includes project leadership, strategic frameworks, design integration, lighting, energy systems and material selection. He brings to CleanWaveGroup an ongoing interest and engagement in Cleantech design, built-environment infrastructure, and social entrepreneurship. Mark serves on the faculty of the University of Virginia, is an experienced speaker and writer, and is a past chair of the AIA Committee on the Environment. He holds degrees from Yale (M.Arch) and the University of Virginia (B.S. Arch).
About CleanWave Group
CleanWave Group is a business catalyst and strategic advisory firm able to provide clients around the globe with unique and customized business opportunities, strategic partnerships, and new market potential. The company also joins select impact ventures as valued partners and is an in-house product concept creator.
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