Amanda North

Amanda North

Advisor to the Tech Sector; Community Impacts

Amanda spent many years as an executive in the tech sector for companies such as Splunk and Apple before founding an online marketplace to provide economic empowerment for women in the developing world. As founder of Plan C Advisors, she is circling back to her early career in energy strategy and renewables.

BASE San Francisco Bay Area


Ms North is Founder and CEO of Plan C Advisors. She also advisors founders of innovative climate-related start ups. Amanda has extensive executive, board, and advisory experience with organizations promoting clean energy and a sustainable world. Deep background in branding and positioning, go to market strategy, business development, and opportunity identification. Skilled at guiding organizations through key inflection points.

She founded and led Artisan Connect, an online marketplace working with 30 artisan groups in 16 countries, to provide economic empowerment for women. Previously, she led marketing teams for fast growth B2B and B2C technology industry leaders including Splunk and Apple and served as President/Managing Partner for two preeminent digital branding agencies.


  • Corporate strategy
  • Value creation
  • Brand positioning and communications
  • Technology Sector
  • Community Impacts

Appointments, Awards, and Degrees

Board Appointments

Sustainable Travel International
Mercado Global
Business Today

Certificates and Awards

Stanford TomKat Center, Mentor
Rotary International Fellow
“Fierce Woman” award, More Magazine
Private Pilot


Stanford University Graduate School of Business, MBA
Princeton University, BA Politics & Economics cum laude
Trinity College, Cambridge, graduate studies in energy policy