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Social Innovation Summit Agenda

Social Innovation Summit 2015 will be held on November 17-18 in Silicon Valley. We are looking forward to another amazing event bringing together the top leaders from around the world for an intense series of discussions, debates and networking.

Please find our up-to-date agenda below!


DAY ONE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2015


12:30pm - 1:30pm


MAIN CONFERENCE: WELCOME & REGISTRATION

Session 1 | CHANGE

Session Leader: Yvonne Thomas, Director, Global Programs, Corporate Citizenship & Public Affairs Microsoft

1:30pm - 1:40pm

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
1:40pm - 1:55pm

BUILDING PHILANTHROPY INTO YOUR BUSINESS MODEL
  • Carilu Dietrich, Vice President, Corporate Marketing – Atlassian
  • Moderator: Suzanne DiBianca, President & Co-Founder Salesforce.org
1:55pm - 2:05pm THE PARADOX OF PHILANTHROPY
  • John Abele, Co-Founder & Director – Boston Scientific
2:05pm - 2:25pm

INSPIRING NEXT GENERATION LEADERS THROUGH MEANINGFUL EMPLOYMENT
  • Blair Taylor, Chief Community Officer – Starbucks
  • Amy Kavanaugh, Chief Public Affairs Officer Taco Bell
  • Moderator: Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer CECP
2:25pm - 2:35pm SAVING THE WORLD THROUGH INVENTION: LESSONS FROM THE FRONT LINES
  • Maurizio Vecchione, Senior Vice President, Global Good & Research – Intellectual Ventures
2:35pm - 2:45pm NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, YES
  • Gideon Amichay, Founder & Chief Creative Officer No, No, No, No, No, Yes
2:45pm - 2:55pm
YOU ARE NOT YOUR LABELS
  • Clemantine Wamariya, Human Rights Advocate & Social Entrepreneur
2:45pm - 3:05pm TRANSITION TO AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
3:05pm - 3:55pm NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
BOARDROOM #1
BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS WITH PURPOSE
  • Bill Chandler, Former Head, Global Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Gap
  • Renee Kaplan, Chief Strategy Officer The Skoll Foundation
  • Tyler Norris, Vice President, Total Health Partnerships Kaiser Permanente
  • Joey Blumenfeld, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility AOL
  • Moderator: Ryan Scott, Chief Executive Officer Causecast
BOARDROOM #2
WORKSHOP | BEYOND THE CAMPAIGN: CUTTING THROUGH THE CROWDFUNDING NOISE
  • Alisa Cordesius, Manager, Social Innovation & Design Indiegogo
  • Lauren Willey, Campaign Strategist Indiegogo
BOARDROOM #3
FOOD INSECURITY & HEALTH EQUITY
  • Andrew Kaplan, Director Yum-o! Organization; Director, Special Projects Rachael Ray
  • Eric Handler, Public Health Officer, Deputy Agency Director, Health Care Agency Orange County, California
  • Ticora Jones, Division Chief, Higher Education Solutions Network, U.S. Global Development Lab USAID
  • Rabbi David Azen, Founder Fresher Sacramento
  • Moderator: Wm. Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director, Office of Health Equity California Department of Public Health
BOARDROOM #4
EFFECTIVE WOMEN CORPORATE BOARD SERVICE
  • Kellie McElhaney, Professor Haas School of Business
  • Valerie Lewis, Assistant Vice President & Assistant Secretary, Legal The Albertsons Companies
  • Hilary Mine, Transformation Practice Leader – Alcatel-Lucent
  • Moderator: Rhonda Mims, Managing Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Paul Hastings LLP
BOARDROOM #5
SMART CITIES
  • Jay Nath, Mayor’s Chief Innovation Officer City of San Francisco
  • Kiva Allgood, Vice President, Smart Cities & Industrial IOT Qualcomm
  • Anand Babu, COO, Sidewalk Labs – Google
  • Moderator: Peter Hirshberg, Chairman – City Innovate Foundation

3:55pm - 4:05pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
Session 2 | CURIOSITY

Session Leader: Elizabeth Lipscomb, Vice President, Education Partnerships & Social Responsibility Discovery Education

4:05pm - 4:15pm

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER

4:15pm - 4:25pm CROWDSOURCING SOCIAL INNOVATION THROUGH COMPETITION
  • Zenia Tata, Executive Director, Global Development & International Expansion – XPRIZE
4:25pm - 4:35pm POWERING THE FUTURE: BIG IDEAS FOR SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS
  • Issam Dairanieh, Managing Director, Ventures – BP
4:33pm - 4:45pm OPPORTUNITIES TO EXIT THE AGE OF PRIESTLY MEDICAL ADVICE?
  • Stephen Friend, Open-Science Advocate; President – Sage Bionetworks
4:45pm - 4:55pm KID SCIENTIST: HOW MENTORSHIP EMPOWERS TOMORROW'S PROBLEM SOLVERS TODAY
  • Hannah Herbst, Teen Scientist; Inventor and Entrepreneur
  • Jeffrey Emslander, Staff Scientist – 3M
4:55pm - 5:05pm RUSH FOR LITERACY
  • Justin Tuck, Founder of R.U.S.H. for Literacy; Oakland Raiders Defensive End – NFL
  • Lauran Tuck, Philanthropist & Education Advocate; Founder – R.U.S.H. for Literacy
5:05pm - 5:25pm INNOVATION: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
  • Dean Kamen, Entrepreneur & Inventor; Founder – DEKA Research & Development Corporation

5:25pm - 7:25pm


NETWORKING & COCKTAIL RECEPTION



DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2015


8:00am - 9:00am


WELCOME & REGISTRATION

Session 3 | COMMUNICATION

Session Leader: Peter Hirshberg, Chairman – City Innovate Foundation

9:00am - 9:10am

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
9:10am - 9:20am BUILDING THE EPIC, NOT THE EPISODE: THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF STORYTELLING
  • Melissa Waggener Zorkin, Chief Executive Officer – WE Communications
9:20am - 9:30am DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: CHANGE BEFORE YOU HAVE TO
  • Rhonda Mims, Managing Director, Corporate Social Responsibility – Paul Hastings LLP
9:30am - 9:45am THE ROI OF INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY
  • Maria Arias, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion – Comcast
  • Moderator: Rosemary Turner, President, North California District – UPS
9:45am - 9:55am THE PLATYPUS POTENTIAL
  • Caroline Barlerin, Head of Community Outreach & Philanthropy – Twitter
9:55am - 10:00am VIRTUAL REALITY FOR SOCIAL IMPACT
  • Rob Holzer, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Matter Unlimited
10:00am - 10:10am ESSENTIALISM: THE DISCIPLINED PURSUIT OF LESS
  • Greg McKeown, Author, "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less."; Chief Executive Officer – THIS, Inc
10:10am - 10:20am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
10:20am - 11:10am NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
BOARDROOM #1
BUILDING A MORE INCLUSIVE CULTURE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • Beth Janson, Founding Director, Foundation – Rent the Runway
  • Nnena Ukuku, Co–Founder – Black Founders
  • Matt McCall, Partner – Pritzker Group Venture Capital
  • Andrew Yang, Co-Founder & President – Venture for America
  • Moderator: Megan Mitchell, Program Manager – UBS Elevating Entrepreneurs

BOARDROOM #2
WORKSHOP | HOW MIGHT WE DESIGN A NEW SAFETY NET FOR THE CHANGING WORLD OF WORK?
  • Henry Donahue, Chief Operating Officer – Purpose
  • Diana Rhoten, Associate Partner – IDEO
  • Hailey Brewer, Portfolio Director – IDEO

BOARDROOM #3
HOW TO BUILD EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
  • Olivia Khalili, Director of Yahoo For Good – Yahoo!
  • Ken Weber, Executive Director – Zynga.org
  • Moderator: Jane Meseck, Director, Community Affairs – Microsoft
BOARDROOM #4
ULTRA POVERTY
  • Matt Lonner, Manager, Global Social Performance – Chevron
  • Allison Duncan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Amplifier
  • Susan Davis, Chief Executive Officer & President – BRAC USA
  • Moderator: Grant Harris, Former Special Assistant to the President for African Affairs – The White House
11:10am - 11:20am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
Session 4 | COMMUNITY

Session Leader: Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer – Landmark Ventures

11:20am - 11:30am

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER

11:30am - 11:50am FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT IN THE DIGITAL AGE
  • Manuel Chinea, ‎Chief Operating Officer – Popular Community Bank
  • Moderator: Sunil Sachdev, Chief Business Development Officer – GlobeOne
11:50am - 12:00pm CULTIVATING GOOD IN YOUR LIFE
  • Marssie Versola, Event Partnerships Manager – EverydayHero (a Blackbaud Company)
12:00pm - 12:20pm THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OF REFUGEES
  • Anne Vyalitsyna, Supermodel, Actress, and International Medical Corps “First Responder”
  • Chris Skopec, Senior Director, Emergency Response & Preparedness – International Medical Corps
  • Moderator: Priya Bery, Chief of Staff – TOMS
12:20pm - 12:30pm CAN CRICKETS SAVE THE WORLD?
  • Leslie Ziegler, Co-Founder – Bitty Foods

12:30pm - 1:35pm


GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING

Session 5 | CHALLENGE

Session Leader: Jeff Senne, Corporate Responsibility Operations Leader – PwC

1:45pm - 1:55pm

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER

1:55pm - 2:15pm CHALLENGING AN INDUSTRY: A CASE STUDY IN DISRUPTIVE EXECUTION
  • Sal Khan, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Khan Academy
  • Moderator: Jeff Senne, Corporate Responsibility Operations Leader – PwC
2:15pm - 2:25pm THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF DIGITAL HEALTH: USING BIG DATA FOR BIG CHANGE
  • Jim Hickman, Chief Executive Officer – Better Health East Bay
2:25pm - 2:30pm

AGE-DEFYING WISDOM
  • Tyler Genevay, Sophomore, St. Margaret's Episcopal School
2:30pm - 2:50pm

EXAMINING THE NORM OF GIVING
  • Emmett Carson, Chief Executive Officer – Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Moderator: Sid Espinosa, Director, Corporate Citizenship Microsoft
2:50pm - 3:00pm
EN GARDE! PLAYING TO WIN
  • Tim Morehouse, Olympic Silver Medalist, Fencing Team USA; Founder – Fencing in the Schools
3:00pm - 3:10pm TRANSITION TO AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
3:10pm - 4:00pm NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
BOARDROOM #1
TECH FOR GOOD
  • Bryan Breckenridge, Executive Director – Box.org
  • Erik Arnold, Chief Information Officer – Path
  • Corey Marshall, Director, Splunk4Good – Splunk
  • Radha Basu, Chief Executive Officer – iMerit
  • Moderator: Paul Arnpreister, Manager, Technology Strategy – CDW
BOARDROOM #2
WORKSHOP | FAILING FORWARD – IMPROV YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS
  • Betsy Crouch, Co-Founder – Improv HQ
  • Zoe Galvez, Co-Founder – Improv HQ
  • Julie Trell, Advisor to All Things Fun, Meaningful & Rewarding
BOARDROOM #3
REIMAGINING EDUCATION
  • Meg Garlinghouse, Head of LinkedIn for Good – LinkedIn
  • Kristin Campbell Reed, Director, Corporate & Employee
    Giving
    – Genentech
  • Chuck Salter, President – BUILD
  • Moderator: Dave Marston, Partner Advisory Leader – PwC
BOARDROOM #4
INNOVATING FOR A SUSTAINABLE PLANET
  • Alex Lazarow, Principal, Investments – Omidyar
  • Jonathan Kevles, Senior Director, PACE – Renew Financial
  • Jason Rissman, Managing Director – OpenIDEO
  • Sarah Heard, Project Director, Conservation Investments The Nature Conservancy
  • Moderator: Hui Wen Chan, Senior Program Manager, Corporate Citizenship – Citi
BOARDROOM #5
WORLD AFFAIRS: MOBILE AND BROADBAND AFFORDABILITY
  • Sonia Jorge, Executive Director – Alliance for Affordable Internet
  • Mark Summer, Co-Founder & CEO – EveryLayer
  • Amy Tucker, Co-Founder & Chief Impact Officer – Sparrow
  • Ryan Wallace, Senior Manager, Connectivity Deployments Team – Facebook
  • Moderator: Patrick Ryan, Strategy & Operations Principal – Google

4:00pm - 4:10pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
Session 6 | CATALYZE

Session Leader: Lynn Taliento, Principal – McKinsey & Company

4:10pm - 4:20pm

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
4:20pm - 4:35pm EQUIPPING THE NEXT GENERATION OF SOCIAL PIONEERS
  • Christopher Punongbayan, Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus
  • Moderator: Daniel Lee, Executive Director, Levi Strauss Foundation – Levi Strauss & Co.
4:35pm - 4:40pm SEEING MUSIC DIFFERENTLY
  • Beatie Wolfe, Singer / Songwriter
4:40pm - 5:00pm DRIVING THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION – A MOBILE MEDICINE UNIT
  • Irwin Redlener, President & Co-Founder – Children's Health Fund
  • Seth Ammerman, Medical Director, Mobile Adolescent Health Services – Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
  • Moderator: Ann Woo, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility – Samsung
5:00pm - 5:25pm CELEBRITY & CAUSE: A CATALYST FOR CHANGE
  • Nick Cannon, Actor, Comedian, TV & Radio Host, Musician, Director, Producer and Philanthropist
  • Estelle, Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Actress, and Philanthropist
  • Moderator: Rene Jones, Founding Director, UTA Foundation – United Talent Agency

5:25pm - 7:25pm


NETWORKING & COCKTAIL RECEPTION