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David Schatsky - Green Research. New York, NY, US

David Schatsky

Principal Analyst / Founder | Green Research


Corporate sustainability expert/industry analyst with a C-suite perspective



David Schatsky is the founder of Green Research, a research, advisory and consulting firm focusing on cleantech, alternative energy and sustainability. Before founding Green Research, he was president of JupiterResearch, a global Internet business research and advisory company. He oversaw its global research organization and operations from its recovery after the dot-com collapse through 5 years of double-digit revenue and EBIDTA growth to a successful sale of the company in 2008 for $23 million, 92 times the price paid for the business in 2002.

Prior to Jupiter, David had a successful career as a systems consultant on Wall Street, where he built trading, allocation, analysis and reporting systems for clients such as JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, UBS, WestLB and Merrill Lynch.

For a several years he worked in international business development for an Italian software company based in the seaside town of Viareggio. Before that he worked at artificial intelligence pioneer Symbolics, joining a year before its IPO and helping to expand its business internationally, serving as lead technical marketing engineer and traveling to dozens of countries to support our subsidiaries and distributors. Symbolics was the first company to register a .com domain name.

Industry Expertise (3)


Management Consulting

Environmental Services

Areas of Expertise (4)





Education (2)

School of Advanced International Studies - Johns Hopkins University: Master of Arts, International Affairs/International Economics

Tufts University: Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

Affiliations (2)

  • International Society of Sustainability Professionals
  • New York Academy of Sciences

Event Appearances (4)

Using Life Cycle Analysis for Sustainability Strategy

International Society of Sustainability Professionals Annual Meeting  Portland, OR


The Chief Sustainability Officer

Sustainable Brands '11  Monterey, CA


Benchmarking Sustainability Goals in the Beverage Industry

Beverage Importers Association Board Meeting  New York, NY


Getting Ready for the New Conflict Minerals Requirements

2degreesnetwork  Webinar


Sample Talks (1)

Setting and Managing Sustainability Goals

Is your business operating on a sound, sustainable foundation? Sustainability is about more than intention and strategy. It's about setting appropriate goals and managing them well. This talk draws on extensive research with senior sustainability executives to reveal the best practices of setting and managing sustainability goals for success.


  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance