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Co-Founder, Looptworkshttp://www.zwc.ca/speakers/Scott HamlinCo-Founder, Looptworks<div class="ExternalClassCB4D4AC5A1FF49258B159AD4A9E17065"><p>Scott Hamlin is the co-founder of Looptworks, a certified B corporation design brand that creates meaningful products from excess materials. Looptworks repurposes abandoned materials into beautiful, long-lasting and limited-edition products such as bags, clothing and accessories; it has been featured on Oprah’s O list, the Today Show, The Guardian, The BBC, NBC National News, The Washington Post, and Fox Business News. By re-using the world's pre and post-consumer excess, the Portland, Oregon based brand aims to rid the world of waste, while inspiring a generation to reduce their impact on the planet.</p><p>With industry experience at adidas AG, Jockey International and Royal Robbins, Hamlin is a thought leader on the circular economy from a practitioner’s perspective. His passion is focused on re-imagining product creation with a focus on zero waste and closed loop manufacturing methods. Hamlin has served on a panel with former Vice President and Nobel Peace Laureate Al Gore, has served as the key note speaker at Temple University’s Social Entrepreneurship Conference, and spoken to audiences internationally including at Harvard University and The Green Biz Forum. Hamlin was featured in Entrepreneur Magazine and on their website where his video was the most watched video on the site and garnered coverage from The Wall Street Journal. Hamlin’s podcast with the Fresh Water Trust landed on the front page of iTunes and has been the most downloaded podcast in their successful series.</p><p>In addition to leading Looptworks, Scott is involved in his Portland, Oregon community, serving on the advisory board for the University of Oregon’s Sports Product Program and as a member of the Bicycle Transportation Alliance. He is a year-round bicycle commuter and spends his free time surfing, biking, running, hiking and playing outdoors with his family.</p></div>http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos/ScottHamlin.jpg, http://www.zwc.ca/speakers/SpeakerPhotos/ScottHamlin.jpgGP0|#d0a0a0c0-1303-4e88-80dd-ff7a27481402;L0|#0d0a0a0c0-1303-4e88-80dd-ff7a27481402|Scott Hamlin;GTSet|#c31bcefc-bba8-4775-8a91-82f54b19d6e1;GPP|#a957a61d-489a-4511-b008-3b138e771d18