Michael Marx is a seasoned corporate campaigner who now manages the Zero Now Fund, a fund administered by the New Venture Fund which aims to accelerate the electrification of transportation. He has worked with Rainforest Action Network, ForestEthics, Sierra Club, and other groups on campaigns to improve the practices of such major corporations as Mitsubishi, The Home Depot, and Walmart. He directed the International Tar Sands Oil Campaign, which involved over fifty groups from the US, Europe, and Canada. Earlier in his career, he taught organizational behavior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a management consultant for Fortune 500 companies. He holds a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.