Jesse Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Q Collection, a New York City based sustainable home furnishings design firm producing furniture and fabrics that are better for you, your home and our planet. Q Collection has been dubbed the leader in this area by publications including Time Magazine, CNN, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Departures, Town & Country, Interior Design, Oprah at Home and dozens of others.
Prior to co-founding Q Collection, Jesse was a member of the founding team of an IT firm specializing in environmental knowledge management and was a Vice President at the investment firm Jardine Fleming for several years in Hong Kong, South Asia and New York. Acting on his desire to link the worlds of business and the environment, Jesse returned to school and graduated with joint masters in business (MBA) and environmental management (MEM) from Yale University. He currently serves as a member of Yale’s Environmental Leadership Council and National Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) Global Leadership Council and on the board of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA). Jesse completed his undergraduate studies at Princeton University.