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Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

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Jeremy Heimans

Co-Founder & CEO | Purpose

Sydney, Australia

Generally thinking:

Business, Work & Strategy
Technology & The Future
Global Issues
Sustainability & Environment
Government & Community
Creativity & Design
Body, Mind & Science

My tags:

ActivismBrand StrategyClimate ChangeCommunityDigital MediaEntrepreneurshipEnvironmentFoodSustainabilityTechnology

About me & my work:

I am the co-founder and CEO of, a social enterprise that mobilises millions of citizens and consumers to help solve global problems. Purpose has built global movements to fight cancer (LIVESTRONG), eliminate nuclear weapons (Global Zero), and launched All Out, the first global organisation for LGBT people and their allies. I co-founded, the world’s largest online citizens' movement, with ten million members and in 2005 I co-founded, an Australian political movement that now has more members than all of Australia's political parties combined. In 2004, I co-founded an advocacy group in the US presidential elections that raised millions of dollars in small online donations. Most recently, I received the 2011 Ford Foundation's 75th Anniversary Visionary Award and the World Economic Forum at Davos named me a Young Global Leader.

I was educated at Harvard University and the University of Sydney, and an a citizen of Australia and the Netherlands. I currently live in New York.

My links:

Purpose Website

TEDxSydney 2012 Talk | The End of Green. My talk from TEDxSydney 2012.


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