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2017 Social Innovation Summit Agenda

Social Innovation Summit 2018 will be held June 4-6 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 final 2017 agenda below, including links to videos of each session! Check back soon for our 2018 agenda.




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

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
9:15am - 9:35am NEXT GENERATION LEADERSHIP [video]
  • 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 [video]
  • Social Entrepreneur Competition Finalist
9:40am - 9:45am

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

FIVE RULES TO LIVE BY WHEN ENGAGING YOUNG PEOPLE [video]
  • Aria Finger, Chief Executive Officer, President DoSomething.org & TMI Strategy
9:55am - 10:15am SPARKING SOCIAL ACTION AT AN EARLY AGE [video]
  • 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
  • Susanne Thompson, Head, Educator Development & Learning Communities Discovery Education
  • Balaji Ganapathy, Head, Workforce Effectiveness Tata Consultancy Services
  • Moderator: Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer CECP
BOARDROOM #2
IMPROVING HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR ALL
  • Amy Israel, Global Health Thought Leadership & Policy Director – Eli Lilly
  • Kathleen Tullie, Director, Social Responsibility – Reebok International 
  • Ryan Shadrick Wilson, Senior Advisor – Milken Institute
  • Andrew Means, Head, Uptake Foundation – Uptake
  • Moderator: Rhonda Mims, Chief Public Affairs Officer – WellCare Health Plans
    BOARDROOM #3
    PERSPECTIVES ON THE FUTURE OF WORK
    • Patsy Doerr, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Inclusion Thomson Reuters
    • Leah Bernthal, AnnenbergTech Annenberg Foundation
    • Elizabeth Schwan-Rosenwald, Chief External Relations Officer Taproot Foundation
    • Scott Bailey, Executive Director MassChallenge
    • Moderator: Dave McLaughlin, General Manager Eastern US and Canada WeWork
      BOARDROOM #4
      ALIGNING IMPACT INVESTING WITH REAL CHANGE
      • Debra Schwartz, Managing Director, Impact Investments MacArthur Foundation
      • Martin Whittaker, Chief Executive Officer JUST Capital
      • Tasha Seitz, Chief Executive Officer Impact Engine
      • 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 [video]
      11:40am - 12:00pm DEVELOPING FELLOWSHIP FOR SUCCESS FOR YOUNG MEN OF COLOR [video]
      • Diontae Norwood, Student Curie High School
      • Brendan Aleman, Student Pritzker College Prep
      • Moderator: Rudy Lozano, Vice President, The Fellowship Initiative JPMorgan Chase & Co.
      12:00pm - 12:10pm

      SCALING UP GROWTH-STAGE ENTREPRENEURS WORLDWIDE [video]
      • Daniel Epstein, Founder & Chief Executive Officer Unreasonable Group
      12:10pm - 12:15pm SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #2 [video]
      • Social Entrepreneur Competition Finalist
      12:15pm - 12:30pm NO EXCUSES, NO LIMITS [video]
      • 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, People – Quora

      1:45pm - 1:55pm

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

      PLAY (IN)EQUITY: P.E. IS A SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUE [video]
      • Renata Simril, President & Chief Executive Officer LA84 Foundation
      2:25pm - 2:30pm

      SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #3 [video]
      • Social Entrepreneur Competition Finalist 
      2:30pm - 2:45pm THE MESSY TRUTH [video]
      • 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
      • Vanessa Garcia-Brito, Senior Director, Communications & Partnerships, Global Community Impact Nike
      • Ted Gonder, Co-Founder & CEO Moneythink
      • Mike O'Brien, Chief Executive Officer iMentor
      • Hal Cato, Chief Executive Officer Thistle Farms
      • Moderator: Sarah Middleton, Executive Director PIMCO Foundation
      BOARDROOM #2
      THE EVOLVING LANDSCAPE: CSR IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
      • Brigitta Witt, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility Hyatt
      • Amanda Fowler, Executive Director, Global Corporate Giving Edwards Lifesciences
      • Katja Zastrow, Vice President, CSR, Better World Anheuser-Busch
      • Moderator: Emily Chong, Senior Vice President NationSwell Studio
          BOARDROOM #3
          MAKING NEW MISTAKES: LEARNING TOGETHER TO ENSURE TRANSFORMATIONAL ROI IN EDUCATION

          • Kimberly Marshall, Senior Program Officer, Tech Investments Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
          • Wm. Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director for California’s Office of Health Equity California Department of Public Health
          • Nirvan Mullick, Founder Imagination.org
          • Amy Gale, Program Officer, Education Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
          • Murray Woodard, Program Officer, Education Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
          • Sherman Whites, Director, Education Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
          • Moderator: Aaron North, Vice President, Education Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
             
          BOARDROOM #4
          PUTTING CIVIC PARTNERSHIPS & TECH TO WORK IN NEIGHBORHOODS
          • Josh McManus, Chief Operating Officer Rock Ventures
          • Brian Bannon, Commissioner & Chief Executive Officer Chicago Public Library
          • John Bracken, Vice President, Technology Innovation Knight Foundation
          • Brenna Berman, Executive Director,  City Digital UI LABS
          • Fabian Elliott, Founder & Chief Executive Officer 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 [video]
            4:10pm - 4:20pm WIRELESS & MOBILE INNOVATION FOR GLOBAL IMPACT AWARDS [video]
            • June Sugiyama, Director Vodafone Americas Foundation
            4:20pm - 4:30pm INVESTING WITH URGENCY [video]
            • Aaron North, Vice President of Education Kauffman Foundation
            4:30pm - 4:35pm UNLEASHING IMPACT [video]
            • Seth Goldenberg, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Design Officer Intarcia
            4:35pm - 5:00pm THE LATE NIGHT IMPACT SHOW [video]
            • Anne Black, ‎President, Goldman Sachs Gives Goldman Sachs
            • Richard Edelman, President & Chief Executive Officer Edelman
            • Moderator: Rob Wolcott, Professor of Innovation; Founder, Kellogg Innovation Network – Kellogg School of Management

            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 [video]
            9:10am - 9:30am BEHIND THE CURTAIN: EXPLORING CHICAGO THROUGH ARTS, INNOVATION & ENTREPRENEURSHIP [video]
            • 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 [video]
            • Terri Bresenham, President & CEO, Sustainable Healthcare Solutions – GE Healthcare
            9:40am - 10:00am TIME FOR CHANGE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AS A GAMECHANGER FOR SOCIAL & ECONOMIC PROGRESS [video]
            • Tom Lewand, Chief Executive Officer – Shinola
            • In conversation with: Baron Davis, Two-time NBA All-Star; CEO – Baron Davis Enterprises
            10:00am - 10:15am LEADERSHIP: UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL IN OTHERS [video]
            • Carly Fiorina, Former Chief Executive Officer – 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
            • Michael Mallery, Office of Diversity Program Specialist – UConn School of Business
            • Teresa Frausto, Travelers EDGE Alumna; Underwriter – Travelers
            • John Thomas, Program Coordinator, Career Advancement Program – Capital Community College
            • Moderator: Erin Haberman, Director, Community Relations – Travelers
            BOARDROOM #2
            POWERING CIVIC INNOVATION TO ENGAGE CITIZENS
            • Brian Smith, Director, Innovation Team – City of Minneapolis
            • Sharone April, Director, Innovation Team – Municipality of Jerusalem
            • Jeff Senne, Corporate Responsibility Operations Leader & Senior Director – PwC
            • Moderator: Amanda Daflos, Director, Innovation Team – Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Budget and Innovation
            BOARDROOM #3
            TECH FOR GOOD – DRIVING SHARED VALUE
            • Danielle Alexander, General Manager, Tech Incubator – Jaguar Land Rover
            • Claudia Gonzalez Romo, Chief, Public Advocacy – UNICEF
            • Megan Christenson, Director, Civic Accelerator – Points of Light
            • Michelle Martin, Head of Global PR & Marketing – Qualcomm Wireless Reach
            • Moderator: Paul Arnpriester, Manager of 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 / Condé Nast
            • 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 [video]
            11:35am - 11:55am CATALYZING INDIVIDUAL IMPACT [video]
            • Catherine LaCour, Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing – Blackbaud
            • Justin Dillon, Chief Executive Officer – Made in a Free World
            • Christina Hachikian, Executive Director, Social Enterprise Initiative – University of Chicago Booth School of Business
            11:55am - 12:15am
            FUTURE OF WORK: THE MOBILE WORKFORCE [video]
            • 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

            TRENDS IN TRAINING FOR NEW ECONOMY JOBS [video]
            • Heather Hiles, Deputy Director, Solutions for Post Secondary Success Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
            12:25pm - 12:45pm GAME CHANGING IMPACT [video]
            • Jackie Parker, President, GM Foundation & Director, Global Philanthropy and Corporate Giving – General Motors
            • Dalila Wilson-Scott, Senior Vice President, Community Investment; President, Comcast & NBCU Foundations – Comcast NBCUniversal
            • In conversation: Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures

            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 [video]
            • Betsy Crouch, Co-Founder ImprovHQ
            • Zoe Galvez, Co-Founder ImprovHQ

            INTERACTIVE TIME – BRINGING ENGAGEMENT TO LIFE
            This is a special time during our summit when 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 & EDUCATION: ENCOURAGING CREATIVITY FOR SOCIAL IMPACT 
            • Michael Rittersbacher, Director, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility – Snap Inc.
            BEST PRACTICES FOR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT & VOLUNTEERISM
            • Jamika Doakes, Senior Philanthropy Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility – AT&T
            BOARD LEADERSHIP: HOW TO FIND, SERVE AND MAXIMIZE AN AMAZING BOARD
            • Skip Kotkins, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer – SkipForward Consulting
            BUILDING A PURPOSE-DRIVEN BRAND
            • Jennifer Gregoire, Senior Director, Global Communications – Medtronic
            BUILDING HEALTHY ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURES FOR SUCCESS
            • Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Founder & CEO – Meeteor
            BUILDING SAFE & INCLUSIVE ONLINE COMMUNITIES
            • Marni Tomljanovic, Former Head of Global Policy Communications and Public Affairs – Instagram
            CIVIC INNOVATION AS A SHARED MISSION FOR COMMUNITIES
            • Sean Knierim, Founder & Partner – SidePorch
            CLIMATE, FOOD, AND WATER INNOVATION
            • Catherine Griffin, Managing Director – GoodCompany Ventures
            COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: BLENDING EMPLOYEE DO-GOODERY & CUSTOMER COLLABORATION
            • Matt Kruse, Head, Social Responsibility – Groupon
            CREATING AN INCLUSIVE AMERICA - THE ROLE OF CORPORATIONS IN TACKLING RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY 
            • Zeenat Rahman, Project Director, Inclusive America Project – Aspen Institute
            CREATING JOBS & WEALTH IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES
            • Tommy Safian, Executive Director – Refoundry
            CREATING TOMORROW'S DIVERSE LEADERS 
            • Marlene Ibsen, President; Chief Executive Officer, Travelers Foundation – Travelers
            DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE POLICIES AND PROGRAMS SUPPORTING VETERANS & MILITARY FAMILIES
            • Todd Bowers, Senior Manager, Community Engagement & Public Policy – Uber
            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
            ENSURING EQUITY IN HEALTH
            • Wm. Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director, Office of Health Equity – California Department of Public Health
            EVALUATING PRACTICAL APPROACHES FOR PURPOSE-DRIVEN PROGRAMS & PARTNERSHIPS
            • Scott Curran, Founder – Beyond Advisers
            FOOD SECURITY: WHY, HOW, AND WHAT NEXT
            • Andrew Kaplan, Director of Special Projects – Rachael Ray
            GROWING CHICAGO'S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
            • Luke Tanen, Executive Director – Chicago Innovation
            HARNESSING THE POWER OF BUSINESS FOR HEALTH
            • Elyse Cohen, Health & Wellness Programs; Executive Director, Health Means Business Campaign – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation
            MEDICINE & TECHNOLOGY: COLLABORATING AT THE FUTURE FRONTIERS OF HEALTH
            • Peter Wilderotter, President & Chief Executive Officer – Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
            PEOPLE IMPACT: STRATEGIES FOR ENERGIZING YOUR TEAM AROUND YOUR MISSION
            • Lulu Mickelson, Engagement Associate – The Rockefeller Foundation
            SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS CHILDHOOD HUNGER
            • Matt Smith, Director of Food for Good – PepsiCo
            STORYTELLING FOR SOCIAL IMPACT: TELLING STORIES WITH THE CROWD
            • Nirvan Mullick, Founder – Imagination.org
            STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL FUNDRAISING & ONLINE ENGAGEMENT
            • Katie Klein, Director, Cycle for Survival – Memorial Sloan Kettering
            USING COMEDY AND IMPROVISATION TO DRIVE CHANGE
            • Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President – The Second City
            WHAT IF? REFRAMING CREATIVITY & IMAGINATION FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
            • Sean McNamara, Head of Strategic Growth – enso
            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 [video]
            3:45pm - 4:05pm TACKLING PROGRESS: HOW TO LEVERAGE INFLUENCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE [video]
            • Michael Bennett, Philanthropist; Activist; Author; Founder, The Bennett Foundation; Council Member, Black Male Achievement for the City of Seattle; NFL Pro-Bowl MVP, Starting Defensive End – Seattle Seahawks
            • Moderator: Marc Pollick, Founder & President – The Giving Back Fund
            4:05pm - 4:15pm MAKING CHANGE WITH $100M [video]
            • Cecilia Conrad, Managing Director, 100&Change MacArthur Foundation
            4:15pm - 4:20pm
            WHY CORPORATE STRATEGY NEEDS CIVIC ENGAGEMENT NOW [video]
            • Maria Yuan, Founder & CEO IssueVoter
            4:20pm - 4:45pm
            COLLECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY: OUR ROLES AS CITIZENS & COMMUNITY LEADERS [video]
            • 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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