Chante Harris

Chante-HarrisChante is a champion of launching innovative companies and solutions across some of the fastest-growing industries through successful go-to-market strategies and public-private partnerships. She has worked to scale nationwide campaigns, technologies, and ideas for the Obama Administration, Fortune 500 companies, and startups. As a go-to-market strategist, she has successfully driven long-term expansion for startups and established companies by leading them through the complex processes of winning procurement opportunities, securing pilot projects, undertaking design challenges, and launching community impact initiatives. Additionally, Chante has advanced Citywide and Statewide initiatives that champion climate change and the circular economy through the deployment of emerging technologies and the development of corresponding policies. She is joining SecondMuse with years of experience advancing the climate tech ecosystem in New York and other cities across the country.

Named by America on Tech as an Innovator and Disruptor and Women Enews as a Pioneering Woman in Sustainability, Chante is passionate about urban innovation and a fierce advocate for women and people of color’s representation in sustainability. She was selected as part of Summit’s inaugural Impact Fellowship class and currently serves as a Senior Summit Fellow. She is based in New York City, where she is a Go-to-Market Mentor for Impact by Women, Vice-Chair of Diversity for Teach For America-New York’s Associate Board, and an Emerging Leader for New York Women’s Foundation.