On the Mezzanine

Kit Crawford and Gary Erickson, owners and co-CEOs, on the mezzanine overlooking the main work space. Bikes, surf boards and other recreational equipment comprises much of the décor in the new HQ. Clif Bar offers employees up to $500 toward the purchase of a commuter bike or for commute-minded retrofits to an existing bike.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.