Tess Mateo

Tess Mateo is Managing Director and Founder of CXCatalysts, a collaboration accelerator that develops innovative public-private partnerships in clean energy, water, sustainable food, infrastructure, waste management and health. CXCatalysts co-produces with the UN Global Compact, the Global Green Inclusive Innovation Summit (www.g2i2summit.com) to scale the base of the eco-friendly business pyramid in emerging markets. A recognized leader in launching women in green businesses, Tess co-chairs ITC’s Women in Clean Tech & the Built Environment and speaks at the Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Forum and Global Summit of Women. Before CXCatalysts, Tess was a Director in the Office PricewaterhouseCoopers Global CEO and has over two decades of restructuring, turnaround and start-up experience across several industries across five continents. Tess’s other entrepreneurial pursuits include Gralni Group, a real estate venture; IncentOne, a technology company; and Colorworx, a first mover in novelty underwear. (Cross-listed with Entrepreneurship Ecosystems). [+]