The HBS Association of Southern California presents The Climate Crisis: Using Science and Drones to Replant our Planet
Aymeric Maudous and Monica Dodi (MBA ’84) will discuss the potential opportunities to address our climate crisis by applying science and technology. Aymeric is CEO of Lord of the Trees (www.lordofthetrees.org), a global company focused on using drone technologies to apply natural processes to replenish our forests and green spaces that are more cost efficient with a higher yield and a vastly greater scale. The future of dealing with the climate crisis is becoming more hopeful.
Participants must register by February 1st to receive details on joining the discussion.
Please note that no refunds will be issued.
Founder and Director, Lord of the Trees
Holding 2 Master’s Degrees in International Marketing and Environmental Management, Aymeric has a long history of working in the sustainable arena.
Aymeric moved to Australia in 2004 and worked on a forestry project in WA, firmly stoking the passion he had for environmental sustainability. The project was subsequently awarded the United Nations World Environment Day award for the category Meeting The Greenhouse Challenge.
In 2009, Aymeric launched the world’s first Eco Xpo in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, allowing those equally committed to sustainable living to showcase how easy and achievable it is for consumers and businesses alike. This successful expo ran for 6 years before Aymeric sold the business to focus on other entrepreneurial pursuits.
Aymeric founded Lord of the Trees, Australia’s first commercial drone planting scheme, at the end of 2019 after an extensive career as a brand marketer for Renault, Disney, Louis Vuitton and more recently MaisonNets.
Aymeric was recently hand-picked to be part of an international cohort of sustainability experts to participate in the Climate Reality Leadership Course lead by Al Gore.
Partner at The 22 Fund, Executive Director Lord of the Trees Foundation, Managing Director Women's VC Fund
Monica brings over 30 years’ experience in Venture Capital, world-wide streaming channel development, digital media and consumer products to the Lord of The Trees team.
She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a degree in International Economics. Monica has travelled the world establishing MTV successfully in 16 countries across Europe, leading Disney Consumer Product division in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, launching
Warner Bros television channels worldwide and also AOL’s entertainment channels worldwide.
Subsequently, Monica was Entrepreneur-in-Residence with Softbank Technology Ventures in their investment strategies, deal flow and due diligence. Seeing a lack of diversity in venture backed investments, she co-founded the Women’s VC Fund to support high potential yet overlooked female entrepreneurs.
Monica is a Board Director of the Los Angeles River Revitalization Project, and is perfectly positioned to assist Lord of the Trees establish and maintain key relationships across our Trust and Foundation partners.
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