Salomon “Sol” Salinas

Global Executive Vice President at Capgemini

Sol Salinas is a corporate sustainability expert and digital transformation global thought leader with 30 years of experience in all aspects of sustainability and digital transformation. He has worked across the Americas and globally on five sustainability priorities: Net Zero Strategy and New Business Models; Sustainable IT; Sustainable Operations; Sustainable Products and Services; and Data for Net Zero Strategy. Salinas was one of the founders of the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR program and served as its Director of Strategic Planning and Brand Czar from 1991 to 2005. He has also been a Global Managing Director at Accenture, where he led a $300M global smart infrastructure and smart cities practice. Salinas is originally from Managua, Nicaragua and immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 9. He now lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife, Heather, and 3 remaining school-aged children. He has a master’s from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and two bachelor’s degrees from George Mason University, where he was a 4-year scholarship athlete. He is now a long-distance runner and an avid cyclist.