Jennifer Johnson is a co-founder and principal of Canyon Snow Consulting LLC. Johnson is a recognized authority on the business implications of local, state, and federal policy initiatives, and routinely consults on how to make corporate social responsibility a living and profitable part of business strategy. Clients rely on her for strategic and technical guidance in designing and implementing effective programs that create customer and stakeholder value.
Before co-founding Canyon Snow, Johnson was responsible for corporate environmental affairs at Solectron, an $18 billion manufacturer, where she developed and implemented the company’s global environmental strategy, applied emerging legislative requirements to the business needs of customers, and led a $2 billion manufacturing plant to ISO14001 certification. Before joining Solectron, Johnson was a consulting engineer with ERM-Southwest, where her practice included litigation support and assessment of compliance in a variety of industries.
She has been co-chair of the environmental committee of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and a board member of the Sustainable Silicon Valley initiative. She is currently a board member of City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley and the Chair of the University of Texas External Advisory Board for the College of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering. She earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Her master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin focused on air pollution emissions modeling. She is a diplomate of Stanford University’s program in Business Strategies for Environmental Sustainability and holds an MBA degree from Heriot Watt University Edinburgh Business School.