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"#open #random #supportive"

Anna Blume

Social Capital Strategist, Facilitator | Impact Journey

Berlin, Germany

Based in Berlin, Germany and serving clients worldwide. Anna Blume is a Behavior Trainer, Business Developer, Communication Designer and Social Capital Strategist. Co-Foudner of the Impact Journery and works around the World to support communities. Impact Journey is an outgrowth of Living Bridges Planet, a global facilitator network inspired by strength-based and social capital approaches  … [see more]

"Question everything"

Dan Reardon

Strategy & Operations | DoorDash

Chicago, United States

I'm a jack-of-all-trades who thrives on chaos in an early-stage startup environment. I'm a hustler, hacker, and highly skeptical of conventional wisdom. I like to build meaningful products and companies with interesting people. Currently, I'm working in Operations at DoorDash. Previously, I founded a company focused on improving communication and the strength & conditioning training  … [see more]

"Innovate with your finances"

Sophie Grimbert Tweed

IFA | VIA

Toulouse, France

Curious & eager to learn families stories, choices and objectives. … [see more]

"Improving cardiac care, beat by beat."

Rob Phillips

CEO/Medical Research/Ass Prof | Uscom Limited/UQ

Sydney, Australia

Innovative communicator and educator with a mission to develop non-invasive and accurate medical devices to replace invasive and inaccurate medical technologies. I am the founder of Uscom Limited and inventor of the USCOM 1A, a revolutionary medical technology for cardiovascular monitoring which is changing global cardiovascular practice and improving health care. … [see more]

"“A stage space has two rules: 1 - Anything can happen and 2 - Something must happen.”"

Nicholas Pickard

Director of Communications & Government Relations | Copyright Agency

Sydney, Australia

Nicholas is a communications specialist with an in-depth knowledge of media relations, public affairs, strategy and messaging development, reputation management, social media and marketing. Nicholas has managed the profile and reputation of organisations and public figures across government, transport and infrastructure, creative industries and the media. His experience includes orchestrating the narrative and communications plans  … [see more]

"Helping people focus on the things that matter"

Andrew Rothery

Company director | Koda Capital/General Thinking/Cicada Innovations, LeapFrog Investments/Blackbird Ventures/

Sydney, Australia

I'm a reformed private equity investor who now sits as a non-executive director on the boards of a range of companies (General Thinking, Cicada Innovations, Koda Capital, LeapFrog Investments, Andreasens Green, among others), doing what I can to help management make a positive difference. … [see more]

"Putting the Culture back into Agriculture"

Robert Pekin

Founder & CiEiO | Food Connect

Brisbane, Australia

Born and bred on a dairy farm in Western Victoria, later to return to continue the family farm after a 10 year stint as an aircraft maintenance engineer, marine service proprietor, contract musterer, builders labourer, truck driver, mechanic and hydraulics technician. Since returning to farming my life has been committed to putting agriculture on a  … [see more]

"Do. Be. Repeat."

Beth Temple

Business Builder | bethtemple4u llc

New York, NY, United States

I'm a tinkerer of ideas that result in business value. My media is digital and my focus is new products. From apps to global SaaS platforms I love the challenge of building something new, something with promise, something that delivers for both the business and the customer. I work with companies to define their product  … [see more]

Jonathan Duncan

Executive Producer

London, Great Britain

Recently arrived in London, producing/developing TV, film and digital projects alongside running marketing and content for a strategic B2B agency across UK and Asia Pacific. Prior to that I have many years experience across entertainment and marketing; generating new business and ideas, developing commercial partnerships for funding across feature film, TV and digital content projects  … [see more]

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Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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"To Truly Live. To Give Generously. To Smile With Joy."

Cassandra Kelly

Chairperson | Pottinger

New York, United States

I am a consultant strategist, thinker and tactician with a track record as both a corporate leader and an entrepreneur. I co-founded the multiple award winning company Pottinger to help companies around the world to make short term decisions that stand the test of time; and to give influential leaders the confidence to step into  … [see more]

Thiri Thant Mon

Co-Founder and Managing Director | Sandanila

Yangon, Myanmar

I am a managing director at Sandanila, a Yangon-based partnership which seeks to provide advice and to bring capital into Myanmar. I was previously at Yoma Strategic Holdings, Morgan Stanley and Capital One. I earned a degree in Economics from William & Mary and an MBA from the London Business School. … [see more]

"Projecting a Sustainable Future"

Norbert Barré

Co-Founder | Sustainable Film Fund

Cannes, France

I am the Co-founder of the Sustainable Film Fund initiative that is aiming at financing films showcasing a sustainable living. I am the Founder and Curator of TEDxCannes, a premium TED-like and officially bilingual event held at Palais des Festivals where the film festival takes place, for 800 attendees. Previously, I worked in an international  … [see more]

"Fear is your only limitation"

Chris Gabriel

Chairman | Alive Mobile Group

Sydney, Australia

I have delivered consistent double digit growth in telecommunications & technology companies across five continents. I derive success from an inclusive leadership style, cross-cultural sensitivity, intuition for customer motivation, and a sense of humour that keeps everything in perspective. I am currently an angel investor, mentor, senior advisor to Macquarie Group & chairman of Alive  … [see more]

"investing in the present through paying attention and growing collective interest"

Tammy Meyer

Advocate | the Commons

Vancouver, Canada

I am deeply concerned about the state of the world, and am inspired to connect and share with others who are working towards the 'common good'. Through generative, authentic and thoughtful conversations 'for the record', I am motivated to better understand the conditions that give rise to our challenges, and create spaces for people to  … [see more]

Elise Payzan-LeNestour

Researcher | University of New South Wales Australia Business School

Sydney, Australia

I study how individuals apprehend financial risks, by investigating both actual behavior and its neural bases. I use the knowledge and methodological tools of several fields – chiefly experimental economics, financial economics, and computational neuroscience – to better understand why market participants behave the way they do. I do research and teaching in this area.  … [see more]

"Be kind"

Anasofia Monteblanco

Founder/CEO | ByteKnack

Reston, United States

I am creating a platform to teach children computational thinking and programming starting at age 7. I have been a technology sales professional for over 10 years. I love to travel, meet new people and learn about the future of technology. In my spare time I enjoy reading, art, architecture and modern design. … [see more]

Nic Slattery

Energy Systems Engineer/Founder

Melbourne, Australia

My expertise is in chemical process engineering and energy markets analysis. I spend most of my time obsessing over tech innovations and energy sustainability. I've worked as a chemical engineer at an energy storage startup, a founder of an enterprise music software startup, and now back at uni finishing off my long-delayed masters! Born and  … [see more]

"win/win/win"

Kane Wylie

Director

Sydney, Australia

I'm an Entrepreneur at heart and love the impact that a growing business can have on an individual, a team, a family, a community, city, country and even the world. I look to add value and solve problems in a way that is win/win/win. Typically I'm in technology however it is communication - listening and  … [see more]

Chantal Abouchar

CEO | The Studio

Sydney, Australia

The Studio is a community, platform and HUB (yet to launch) for media-tech and creative-tech startups. Its underlying purpose is to strengthen and develop the Australian media, entertainment, games and creative industries by fostering and supporting tech startups and facilitating engagement and opportunities for these startups across other industries. The Studio is a not-for-profit organisation.  … [see more]

"Making a difference"

Udayan Goyal

Managing Partner | Apis Partners

London, Great Britain

I am passionate about financial inclusion and bringing the unbanked into the formal financial economy. I am the Co-Founder and Co-Managing Partner of Apis Partners, a private equity manager focused on Financial Services in Growth Markets based in London. I was the co-founder and managing partner of Anthemis Group SA, and currently serve on its  … [see more]

Kath Shelper

Film Producer | Scarlett Pictures

Sydney, Australia

I am a producer. All sorts of screen content - feature films, documentaries, television. One of the filmmakers I work with has recently branched out into art - so I have also been producing his artworks, video portraits, installations. For the last ten years I've mostly worked with Indigenous filmmakers, which has been a beautiful,  … [see more]

"Ask questions. Listen. Look out for the funny."

Joanne Gray

Editor | BOSS magazine, Australian Financial Review

Sydney, Australia

I've worked around the world as a financial and political journalist. At its essence, journalism is about seeking the truth which to me means meeting extraordinary people, asking difficult questions, taking in new ideas, being comfortable with change and uncertainty, and adapting. It's a licence to be curious and it's too much fun. … [see more]

"Strategic thinker, problem solver, trouble maker"

Peter Holmes à Court

Writer, Entrepreneur, Humanitarian

New York, United States

Having done many things, I am taking some time to write my first book. RIDING with GIANTS blends my understanding of the origins of modern capitalism with the wisdom of children and the benefits of riding a bicycle fast. It will be published by Penguin in 2015. I've had a number of the world's best  … [see more]

"I build, fund and grow new ventures"

Dave Lim

Polymath, provocateur, possibility and pioneer | IdeasWorthDoing.org

Singapore, Singapore

I bring and build ideas into reality. I am at TEDx Ambassador, Singularity U alum, and have been cofounder of Innovation X at The Coca-Cola Company, a venture capitalist in a $ 1bil Asia Pacific fund growing >200 companies, a high tech entreprenuer in Silicon Valley and Asia, innovation catalyst, a digital environmentalist at EarthHour-WWF,  … [see more]

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