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2017 Social Innovation Summit Agenda

Social Innovation Summit 2017 will be held June 6-8 in Chicago. 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 working agenda below and check back for updates!




DAY ONE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2017


8:00am - 9:00am


SUMMIT WELCOME & REGISTRATION

Session 1 | FINDING YOUR "WHY"

Session Leader: Shannon Schuyler, Principal, Chief Purpose Officer, Corporate Responsibility Leader PwC


9:00am - 9:05am


WELCOME
  • Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures
9:05am - 9:15am

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
9:15am - 9:35am NEXT GENERATION LEADERSHIP
  • Rick Kash, Vice Chairman Nielsen
  • Jen Crozier, Vice President, Global Citizenship Initiatives & President, IBM International Foundation IBM
  • Moderator: Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer – CECP
9:35am - 9:40am

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #1
  • Finalist #1
9:40am - 9:45am

DIGITAL EDUCATION FOR ONE BILLION PEOPLE
  • Tariq Fancy, Chief Executive Officer & Founder The Rumie Initiative
9:45am - 9:55am

USING FOMO TO INSPIRE SOCIAL CHANGE
  • Aria Finger, Chief Executive Officer, President Dosomething.org & TMI Strategy
9:55am - 10:15am SPARKING SOCIAL ACTION AT AN EARLY AGE
  • Ari Afsar, Eliza Schuyler Hamilton: An American Musical
  • Marley Dias, Author & Activist #1000BlackGirlBooks
  • Moderator: Icema Gibbs, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility JetBlue
10:15am - 10:30am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
10:30am - 11:20am NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
BOARDROOM #1
THE NEXT GENERATION OF TECH TALENT: TEACHING KIDS TO BE COMPUTATIONAL THINKERS
  • Balaji Ganapathy, Head, Workforce Effectiveness Tata Consultancy Services
  • Moderator: Susanne Thompson, Head, Educator Development & Learning Communities Discovery Education
BOARDROOM #2
IMPROVING HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR ALL
  • Ryan Shadrick Wilson, Senior Advisor – Milken Institute
  • Kathleen Tullie, Director of Social Responsibility – Reebok International
  • Andrew Means, Head of beyond.uptake – Uptake
  • Amy Israel, Global Health Thought Leadership & Policy Director – Lilly Global Health
  • Moderator: Rhonda Mims, Chief Public Affairs Officer – WellCare Health Plans
    BOARDROOM #3
    PERSPECITVES ON THE FUTURE OF WORK
    • Patsy Doerr, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion Thomson Reuters
    • Scott Bailey, Executive Director MassChallenge
    • Elizabeth Schwan-Rosenwald, Chief External Relations Officer Taproot Foundation
    • Leah Bernthal, AnnenbergTech Annenberg Foundation
    • Moderator: Dave McLaughlin, General Manager Eastern US and Canada WeWork
      BOARDROOM #4
      ALIGNING IMPACT INVESTING WITH REAL CHANGE
      • Martin Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer JUST Capital
      • Tasha Seitz, Chief Executive Officer Impact Engine
      • Debra Schwartz, Managing Director, Impact Investments MacArthur Foundation
      • David Heath, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder Bombas
      • Moderator: Nell Derick Debevoise, Founder & CEO – Inspiring Capital
      11:20am - 11:30am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
      Session 2 | ELEVATING OPPORTUNITY

      Session Leader: Tina-Marie Adams, Managing Director, Midwest APCO Worldwide

      11:30am - 11:40am

      INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
      11:40am - 12:00pm DEVELOPING FELLOWSHIP FOR SUCCESS FOR YOUNG MEN OF COLOR
      • Aries Brewer, Student Michelle Clark High School
      • Brendan Aleman, Student Pritzker College Prep
      • Rudy Lozano, Vice President, The Fellowship Initiative JPMorgan Chase & Co.
      12:00pm - 12:10pm

      SCALING UP GROWTH-STAGE ENTREPRENEURS WORLDWIDE
      • Daniel Epstein, Founder & Chief Executive Officer Unreasonable Group
      12:10pm - 12:15pm SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #2
      • Finalist #2
      12:15pm - 12:30pm NO EXCUSES
      • Kyle Maynard, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author, and ESPY Award-winning Mixed Martial Arts Athlete

      12:30pm - 2:00pm


      GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING

      Session 3 | TRANSFORMING PERCEPTIONS

      Session Leader: Tami Rosen, Vice President of People – Quora

      1:45pm - 1:55pm

      INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
      1:55pm - 2:15pm URBAN TRANSFORMATION: RETHINKING CITIES AS AN ENGINE FOR GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
      • Joe Lotuff, Founder – Lotuff Leather
      • Peter Hirshberg, Chairman – City Innovate Foundation
      • Moderator: Laurie White, President – Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
      2:15pm - 2:25pm

      RECESS IS A SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUE
      • Renata Simril, President & Chief Executive Officer LA84 Foundation
      2:25pm - 2:30pm

      SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #3
      • Finalist #3
      2:30pm - 2:45pm THE MESSY TRUTH
      • Van Jones, CNN Political Commentator; Author; Founder & President Dream Corps
      2:45pm - 3:00pm TRANSITION TO AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
      3:00pm - 3:50pm NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
      BOARDROOM #1
      CREATING ACCESS FOR UNDERSERVED YOUTH
      • Ted Gonder, Co-Founder & CEO Moneythink
      • Vanessa Garcia-Brito, Senior Director, Communications & Partnerships, Global Community Impact Nike
      • Mike O'Brien, Chief Executive Officer iMentor
      • Hal Cat, Chief Executive Officer Thistle Farms
      • Moderator: Sarah Middleton, Executive Director PIMCO Foundation
      BOARDROOM #2
      CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
      • Katja Zastrow, VP, Corporate Social Responsibility, Better World Anheuser-Busch
      • Brigitta Witt, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility Hyatt
      • Amanda Fowler, Executive Director, Global Corporate Giving Edwards Lifesciences
      • Olivia Khalili, Director, Yahoo For Good Yahoo!
      • Moderator: Emily Chong, Senior Vice President NationSwell Studio
          BOARDROOM #3
          WORKSHOP: SOLVING FOR TODAY
          • Kimberly Marshall, Senior Program Officer, Tech Investments Gates Foundation
          • Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director for California’s Office of Health Equity California Department of Public Health
          • Speaker TBA
          • Moderator TBA
             
          BOARDROOM #4
          PUTTING CIVIC PARTNERSHIPS & TECH TO WORK IN NEIGHBORHOODS
          • Josh McManus, Chief Operating Officer Rock Ventures
          • Brian Bannon, Commissioner & CEO Chicago Public Library
          • John Bracken, Vice President, Technology Innovation Knight Foundation
          • Brenna Berman, Executive Director of City Digital UI LABS
          • Fabian Elliott, Founder & CEO Black Tech Mecca
          • Moderator: Matt Summy, Vice President, External Affairs Comcast
            3:50pm - 4:00pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
            Session 4 | SOLVING BIG PROBLEMS

            Session Leader: Oliver Libby, Chair & Co-Founder The Resolution Project

            4:00pm - 4:10pm

            INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
            4:10pm - 4:20pm WIRELESS & MOBILE INNOVATION FOR GLOBAL IMPACT AWARDS
            • 3 Award Winners – To Be Revealed!
            • Presented by: June Sugiyama, Director, Vodafone Americas Foundation Vodafone
            4:20pm - 4:30pm THE EDUCATION ECOSYSTEM: WHY REMAINING STAGNANT IS NOT AN OPTION
            • Aaron North, Vice President of Education Kauffman Foundation
            4:30pm - 4:35pm WELL DONE IS BETTER THAN WELL SAID
            • Speaker TBA
            4:35pm - 5:00pm THE LATE NIGHT IMPACT SHOW 
            • Anne Black, ‎President, Goldman Sachs Gives Goldman Sachs
            • Richard Edelman, President & Chief Executive Officer Edelman
            • Hosted by: Rob Wolcott, Co-Founder & Executive Director; Professor at Kellogg / Northwestern University – Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN)

            5:00pm - 7:00pm


            NETWORKING & COCKTAIL RECEPTION



            DAY TWO: THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017


            8:00am - 9:00am


            WELCOME & REGISTRATION

            Session 5 | SCALING FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL

            Session Leader: Eric Weinheimer, Chief Executive Officer Forefront

            9:00am - 9:10am

            INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
            9:10am - 9:30am BEHIND THE CURTAIN: EXPLORING CHICAGO THROUGH ARTS, INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP
            • Lou Raizin, Founder & President Broadway in Chicago
            • In conversation: Howard Tullman, Chief Executive Officer 1871
            9:30am - 9:40am ACCELERATING GLOBAL CHANGE FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS
            • Terri Bresenham, President & CEO, Sustainable Healthcare Solutions – GE Healthcare
            9:40am - 10:00am TIME FOR CHANGE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS A GAMECHANGER FOR SOCIAL & ECONOMIC PROGRESS
            • Tom Lewand, Chief Executive Officer – Shinola
            • In conversation with: Baron Davis, Two-time NBA All-Star; CEO – Baron Davis Enterprises
            10:00am - 10:15am TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
            • Carly Fiorina, Former Presidential Candidate; Former Chief Executive Officer of HP
            10:15am - 10:25am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
            10:25am - 11:15am NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
            BOARDROOM #1
            CROSS-SECTOR PARTNERSHIPS TO CREATE TOMORROW’S DIVERSE BUSINESS LEADERS
            • Speaker TBA
            • Speaker TBA
            • Speaker TBA
            • Moderator TBA
            BOARDROOM #2
            POWERING CIVIC INNOVATION TO ENGAGE CITIZENS
            • Sharone April, Innovation Team Director – Municipality of Jerusalem
            • Jeff Senne, Corporate Responsibility Operations Leader & Senior Director – PwC
            • Kamran Saddique, Executive Director – The City Innovate Foundation
            • Moderator: Amanda Daflos, Director, Innovation Team – Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Budget and Innovation
            BOARDROOM #3
            Creating Impact Through Technology
            • Danielle Alexander, General Manager, Tech Incubator – Jaguar Land Rover
            • Claudia Gonzalez Romo, Chief, Public Advocacy – UNICEF
            • Khuloud Odeh, Vice President, IT & CIO – Urban Institute
            • Michelle Martin, Head of Global PR & Marketing – Qualcomm Wireless Reach
            • Moderator: Paul Arnpriester, Manager, Technology Strategy – CDW-Nonprofit
            BOARDROOM #4
            PREPARING LEARNERS FOR NEXT GENERATION CHALLENGES
            • Lauren Gill, Program Officer, Education – Robin Hood Foundation
            • Tara Abrahams, Executive Director, The Girl Project – Glamour
            • Daphne Kis, Chief Executive Officer – WorldQuant University
            • Haviland Rummel, Executive Director – Susan Crown Exchange
            • Moderator: Jon Chapman, Co-Founder & President – EverFi
            11:15am - 11:25am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
            Session 6 | PIPELINES TO SUCCESS

            Session Leader: Christina Hachikian, Executive Director, Social Enterprise Initiative University of Chicago Booth School of Business

            11:25am - 11:35am

            INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
            11:35am - 11:55am CATALYZING INDIVIDUAL IMPACT
            • Catherine LaCour, Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing – Blackbaud
            • Justin Dillon, Chief Executive Officer – Made in a Free World
            • Moderator TBA
            11:55am - 12:15am
            PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK
            • Rose Kirk, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer; President, Verizon Foundation Verizon
            • Pam David, Executive Director Walter and Elise Haas Foundation
            • Moderator: Kriss Deiglmeier, Chief Executive Officer Tides
            12:15pm - 12:25pm

            KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY SKILLS INNOVATION
            • Heather Hiles, Deputy Director, Solutions for Post Secondary Success Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
            12:25pm - 12:45pm TECH & IMPACT: TAKING CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY TO THE NEXT LEVEL
            • Jackie Parker, President, GM Foundation & Director, Global Philanthropy & Giving – General Motors
            • In conversation: Dalila Wilson-Scott, SVP Community Investment, President, Comcast & NBCU Foundations – Comcast NBCUniversal

            12:45pm - 2:00pm


            GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING

            Session 7 | PEER ENGAGEMENT

            Session Leader: Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures

            2:00pm - 2:05pm

            INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
            2:05pm - 2:25pm FAIL FORWARD: IMPROV YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS
            • Betsy Crouch, Co-Founder ImprovHQ
            • Zoe Galvez, Co-Founder ImprovHQ

            INTERACTIVE TIME – BRINGING ENGAGEMENT TO LIFE
            This is a special time during our summit where peers come together to discuss many of the themes, ideas and opportunities for engagement. Hosted on the second day of our event, this specially elongated session offers the opportunity for all participants to play an engaged role in the outcomes that emerge from the discussions.

            2:25pm - 3:25pm THEMED ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

            ARTS & IMPACT
            • Michael Rittersbacher, Director, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility – Snap Inc.
            BOARD DEVELOPMENT
            • Skip Kotkins, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
            BUILDING HEALTHY ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURES FOR SUCCESS
            • Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Founder & CEO – Meeteor
            BUILDING A PURPOSE-DRIVEN BRAND
            • Jennifer Gregoire, Senior Director, Global Communications – Medtronic
            CIVIC INNOVATION AS A SHARED MISSION FOR COMMUNITIES
            • Sean Knierim, Founder & Partner – SidePorch
            CLIMATE, FOOD, AND WATER INNOVATION
            • Garrett Melby, Co-Founder & CEO – GoodCompany Ventures
            COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
            • Matt Kruse, Head, Social Responsibility – Groupon
            CREATING AN INCLUSIVE AMERICA - THE ROLE OF CORPORATIONS IN TACKLING RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY AND ENGAGING RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES
            • Zeenat Rahman, Project Director, Inclusive America Project – Aspen Institute
            DEVELOPING LOCALLY ROOTED SOLUTIONS TO GLOBAL SCALE
            • Lucy Ashman, Director of Social Innovation – Teach For All
            DIGITAL STRATEGIES FOR MILLENNIALS AND ZILLENNIALS
            • Noa Gafni Slaney, Chief Executive Officer & Founder – Impact Squared
            EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT & VOLUNTEERISM
            • Jamika Doakes, Senior Philanthropy Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility – AT&T
            EVALUATING INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS
            • Scott Curran, Founder – Beyond Advisers
            FOOD SECURITY
            • Andrew Kaplan, Director of Special Projects – Rachael Ray
            FUTURE FRONTIERS OF MEDICINE & HEALTH
            • Peter Wilderotter, President & Chief Executive Officer – Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
            GROWING CHICAGO'S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
            • Luke Tanen, Executive Director – Chicago Innovation
            HEALTHCARE
            • Wm. Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director, Office of Health Equity – California Department of Public Health
            HEALTH & WELLNESS
            • Elyse Cohen, Senior Director, Health & Wellness Programs – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
            MILITARY & VETERANS
            • Todd Bowers, Senior Manager, Community Engagement & Public Policy – Uber
            ONLINE FUNDRAISING & ENGAGEMENT
            • Katie Klein, Director, Cycle for Survival – Memorial Sloan Kettering
            SCALING IMPACT
            • Todd Connor, Chief Executive Officer – Bunker Labs
            USING COMEDY AND IMPROVISATION TO DRIVE CHANGE
            • Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President – The Second City
            3:25pm - 3:35pm
            TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
            Session 8 | THE URGENCY OF NOW

            Session Leader: Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures

            3:35pm - 3:45pm

            INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
            3:45pm - 4:05pm TACKLING PROGRESS: HOW TO LEVERAGE INFLUENCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
            • Michael Bennett, Defensive End – Seattle Seahawks
            • Moderator: Marc Pollick, Founder & President – The Giving Back Fund
            4:05pm - 4:15pm MAKING CHANGE WITH $100M
            • Cecilia Conrad, Managing Director, 100&Change MacArthur Foundation
            4:15pm - 4:20pm
            GIVE YOUR VOICE MORE POWER
            • Maria Yuan, Founder & CEO IssueVoter
            4:20pm - 4:45pm
            COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY: OUR ROLES AS CITIZENS & COMMUNITY LEADERS
            • John Rogers, Jr., Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Founder – Ariel Investments
            • Michael Strautmanis, Vice President, Civic Engagement – Obama Foundation
            • Moderator: Shannon Schuyler, Principal, Chief Purpose Officer, Corporate Responsibility Leader – PwC

            4:45pm - 6:45pm


            NETWORKING & COCKTAIL RECEPTION


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