Green Living Starts with the Home with Steve Glenn, Founder and CEO of LivingHomes.
The first home Glenn's firm built was the first in the nation to receive the highest certification from the Green Building Council. Since then, the home has garnered more awards, and the company has sold lots of its modern, sustainably designed, prefabricated homes. Learn how new ways of building and living are creating a dynamic and profitable new industry.
Steve Glenn is the founder and CEO of LivingHomes, LLC (www.livinghomes.net), a premier developer of modern, prefabricated homes that combine world-class architecture with an unparalleled commitment to healthy and sustainable construction.The first LivingHome, designed by Ray Kappe, FAIA, was installed in eight hours.It became the first home ever to receive a LEED for Home Platinum rating.Twelve LivingHomes have been certified LEED Platinum, making LivingHomes one of the most experienced builders of Platinum-level homes. Before LivingHomes, Glenn worked with the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI) and managed the development of a $220 million program in Mozambique, the first program CHAI launched in Africa. Glenn is founder and former Chairman and CEO of PeopleLink, a leading provider of enterprise ecommunity solutions, which raised $35 million from AT&T Ventures, GE, Goldman Sachs, idealab and others. Glenn was a founding partner of idealab, a business incubation firm that raised $1 billion and that founded or invested in a number of successful companies including GoTo/Overture (OVER), NetZero/United Online (UNTD), CitySearch (TMCS), Tickets.com (TKTS), eToys and CarsDirect. Glenn worked for Walt Disney Imagineering as co-director of the Virtual Reality Studio.Glenn co-founded Clearview Software, which was sold to Apple Computer where Glenn later served as a marketing specialist. He holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from Brown University, and was a Coro Fellow.Glenn is a co-founder of the Sustainable Business Council, www.sustainablebc.org (and chair), the Kaia Parker Dance Fund, www.kaiaparker.org.He is a member of the board of directors of the Brown University Entrepreneur Forum, www.brownep.org, and Watts House Project, www.wattshouseproject.org.Glenn was named the Clean Tech CEO of the Year by Clean Tech Week; Environmental Entrepreneur of the Year by LA City Council/Faith2Green; and Greatest Person of the Day by Huffington Post.