2022 Speaker Information
Constanza Gomez is co-founder and CEO of Sortile. She is a Columbia MBA and a CFA with over 7 years of experience in the financial industry where she specialized in researching retail companies in Latin America. In August of 2021 she co-founded Sortile, a company that is accelerating the adoption of textile recycling by building technological solutions. Sortile provides sorting technology and data analytics tools for textile collectors and is currently working with 5 partners in the US, including Goodwill. Sortile was recently declared winner of the start-up competition GreenBiz’s Circularity 22, the largest circular economy conference in the US and has won over $100,000 in grants.
Jamie Facciola is an award-winning social entrepreneur whose work on developing local solutions to circular economy challenges has been covered in BBC News, Fast Company, Nonprofit Quarterly, The Oaklandside, KQED, and GreenBiz. Her current project, Furniturecycle, explores furniture waste from the bottom up. Her professional background is in environmental science and corporate environmental management. Jamie was on the founding board of the National Upholstery Association and holds a Master of Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School at UCSB.