Instructor, Athletic & Outdoor Industry Product Management. Ian Yolles is Recyclebank’s Chief Sustainability Officer and previously was its Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining Recyclebank, Ian was a co-founder of Nau, an innovative social venture apparel company. As Vice President of Marketing and Brand Communications, he oversaw the full spectrum of marketing activities that defined the Nau brand and associated customer experience. Previously, he worked as a senior marketing executive at two of the most successful sports companies in the world, Nike and Patagonia. Ian currently serves on the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Consumption, the Board of NatureBridge, and the Advisory Board for the Robert Bateman Center at Royal Roads University and the Advisory Board for Sustainable Brands.
Ian earned a BA from Antioch College and received a post graduate Research Fellowship from the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. He is also a graduate of the Program for Executive Development at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia.