John Lott is a former DuPont executive with expertise in product stewardship and sustainable growth.
He teaches MBA courses in sustainable enterprise, including “Product Stewardship and Sustainability” and “Climate Change: Turning the Heat Up on Business.”
When Professor Lott retired from the DuPont Company in 2007 after 33 years, he was corporate global product stewardship lead for all regions in which DuPont operates. In that role he fostered and supported sustainable growth efforts, particularly those at the base of the economic pyramid (BOP). He also worked for the electronic technologies division of the DuPont Electronic and Communications Technology business platform as its safety, health and environment manager and product stewardship manager. He was an R&D scientist and group leader for DuPont in various aspects of electronic materials development for 15 years.
He supported sustainability in the electronics industry in leadership roles in a variety of organizations, and was a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group for ISO14000.
Professor Lott is the author of over 50 publications, presentations and book chapters on product stewardship, environmental, health and safety issues over the past 18 years.
He received his PhD in inorganic chemistry and his MS in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and his BS in chemistry from Georgia Tech.