Kristin Rechberger is founder and CEO of Dynamic Planet, an organization that designs, implements, and scales successful conservation and humanitarian projects. Kristin is an entrepreneur with expertise in identifying patterns in global conservation and development issues, assessing organizational and program environments, securing major financing and operational partners, producing compelling storytelling, and connecting political leaders, business leaders, and media for effective outreach and engagement.
Prior to founding Dynamic Planet, Kristin was Senior Vice President of Global Programs and Partnerships at the National Geographic Society, where over her 14 years she helped lead its global expansion by launching and growing its international cable channels, its global corporate partnerships division, and its global research, conservation, and exploration programs. Prior to National Geographic, Kristin lived in Seoul, Korea as a Luce Foundation Fellow then traveled extensively throughout Asia for four more years, designing educational systems and producing documentary films and educational materials. In 2009 Kristin was selected as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, where she currently serves on the Advisory Council and is involved with several working groups including oceans, the shared economy, and the future of global development.
Kristin has a public policy degree and documentary film certificate from Duke University.