Independent Consultant

Libby Reder is an experienced marketing/communications and strategy professional with a focus on sustainability. Currently an independent consultant, Libby advises a range of clients with a focus on using technology to mainstream socially-and environmentally-beneficial behavior. Prior to becoming an independent consultant, Libby was Business Leader, Corporate Reputation at Visa Inc., leading strategy and operations for Visa’s Currency of Progress platform across seven countries. At Visa, Libby also previously held the role of Business Leader, Corporate Responsibility, through which she led and grew the company’s employee matching gift and volunteer programs, in addition to spearheading Visa’s initial sustainability reporting through the Carbon Disclosure Project. Before joining Visa, Libby created, developed and led eBay Inc.’s environmental initiatives, including employee engagement, stakeholder relationships and customer outreach. Libby had the pleasure of being involved in everything from securing eBay’s investment in the installation of San Jose’s largest commercial solar array to developing annual consumer advertising in the Hearst magazines’ April issues, focused on sustainability. Libby began her career on Capitol Hill, serving as an aide to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Antitrust. Libby holds a BA in Government from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the University of California – Berkeley Haas School of Business.