Dr. Jeff Wilson is CEO and Professor Dumpster at Kasita, an Austin-based company building small, beautiful and affordable urban housing. In his role as ‘Professor Dumpster’ he lived in a modified trash dumpster for a year on his university campus where he served as a Professor and Dean. Wilson’s work on sustainability, minimalism, and social experimentation has been featured in The Atlantic, USA Today, The View and The Washington Post. Beyond dumpster diving, Professor Dumpster enjoys traveling – he has lived, worked and ‘couch surfed’ through over 60 countries on six continents. Wilson also serves as Chairman of the 501(c) educational non-profit, The Dumpster Project. He did post-doctoral work at Harvard and holds a PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Canterbury.
CEO | Kasita