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Neil Grimmer
This Bay Area dad once spent his days rocking out in a punk band before spending his weekends building tree houses and making super smoothies with his two little girls. It was the arrival of his daughters that inspired him to make a change in what foods are available to little ones and co-founded Plum Organics, a leading organic kids nutrition company. Neil was recently named "Entrepreneur of the Year" for Ernst & Young Northern California, is the former VP of Innovation at Clif Bar and Senior Designer at IDEO, and holds a BFA in Conceptual Art from California College of the Arts and a MA in Product Design from Stanford.

Entries by Neil Grimmer

Leadership Is Not for the Faint of Heart

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 9:13 PM

I'll be the first to admit that my family and close friends were initially surprised to hear that I run a "corporation." Maybe it's the tattoo sleeves or the fact that I wear Vans to work, or maybe it's because I will forever be seen as that kid who never...

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B-Corp Legislation Is Helping Pave the Way to the New Economy

(2) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 12:26 PM

Seven years ago B Lab started certifying companies that maintain superior social and environmental standards as "B Corps." But with the passage of Benefit Corporation legislation in 19 states, the District of Columbia, and now in the watershed State of Delaware, we've truly reached a tipping point in the formalization...

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