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2019 Social Innovation Summit Agenda

Social Innovation Summit 2019 will be held June 4-5 in Los Angeles. We're 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 below our 2019 Working Agenda, and check back for updates!



DAY ONE AGENDA | TUESDAY, JUNE 4

8:00am WELCOME & REGISTRATION

Session #1 | TRANSFORMING PERCEPTIONS

9:00am
WELCOME [video]
  • Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures
9:05am
INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
  • Caroline Barlerin, Global Head, Social Innovation Eventbrite
9:15am
LEADING WITH PURPOSE [video]
  • Dalila Wilson-Scott, President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation; SVP, Community Impact – Comcast NBCUniversal
  • Lata Reddy, Chair & President, The Prudential Foundation; SVP, Diversity, Inclusion & Impact – Prudential Financial
  • Moderator: Caroline Barlerin, Global Head, Social Innovation Eventbrite
9:35am
MONEY & MEANING: A VC PERSPECTIVE ON IMPACT [video]
  • Matt McCall, Partner – Pritzker Group Venture Capital
9:40am
THE CALL OF REVOLUTIONARY LOVE
  • Valarie Kaur, Civil Rights Activist & Founder Revolutionary Love Project
9:55am THE POWER OF PLAY [video]
  • Laurie Hernandez, Olympic Gold Medal GymnastTeam USA
  • Megan Bartlett, Founder WeCoach
  • In Conversation With: Jorge Casimiro, President, NIKE Foundation; Chief Social & Community Impact Officer – NIKE
10:15am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
10:30am INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS

BREAKOUT #1


CORPORATE SOCIAL IMPACT & ADVOCACY: A NEW ERA OF BRANDS TAKING A STAND
  • Jose Gordon, President, eBay Foundation; Chief of Staff, Global Communications – eBay
  • Corley Kenna, Director, Global Communications & Public Relations Patagonia
  • Vikrum Aiyer, Vice President, Global Public Policy Postmates
  • Moderator: Leena Barakat, Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships Tides

BREAKOUT #2


RE-IMAGINING THE CLASSROOM: ELEVATING STEM IN TODAY'S LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
  • Amy Nakamoto, Vice President, Partnerships Discovery Education
  • Katherine Bihr, Vice President, Programs & Education TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity
  • Michael R. McCormick, Superintendent Val Verde Unified School District
  • Moderator: Erin White, Senior Director, Research & Development STEMconnector

BREAKOUT #3


LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTIVISM: MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT TO INSPIRE IMPACT
  • Holly Gordon, Chief Impact Officer Participant Media
  • Jeffrey Burrell, Head, Karma Social Responsibility & Philanthropy Riot Games
  • Joanna Popper, Global Head, Virtual Reality for Location Based Entertainment HP
  • Breanna Zwart, Associate Principal, Social Impact YouTube
  • Moderator: Rene Jones, Partner, Global Head of Philanthropy United Talent Agency

BREAKOUT #4


FUTURE OF WORK: CROSS-SECTOR INVESTMENTS IN TALENT AND SKILLS
  • Kelly Sheppard, Senior Manager, Global Social Impact Starbucks Coffee Company
  • Jonathan Gonzalez, Program Associate, U.S. Jobs and Economic Opportunity Initiative The Rockefeller Foundation
  • Liddy Romero, Managing Director WorkLab Innovations
  • Emily Chong, Head of Marketing Catalyte
  • Moderator: Kim Vu, Senior Vice President, Seattle Market Executive Bank of America
11:20am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION

Session #2 | INNOVATING FOR IMPACT

11:30am
INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
  • Erikk Aldridge, Director, Community Affairs AEG
11:40am
CREATING AGENTS OF GOOD [video]
    • Alba Baylin, Vice President, Community & Stakeholder Relations The Coca-Cola Company
    • Natalye Paquin, President & Chief Executive Officer Points of Light
    • Moderator: Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Blackbaud
      12:00pm VIDEO GAMES: CHANGING WORK, MEDICINE, AND BEHAVIOR AT SCALE [video]
      • Sam Glassenberg, Founder & Chief Executive Officer Level Ex
      12:10pm GENERATION "CONNECTED": PROMOTING DIGITAL WELLNESS FOR TODAY'S YOUTH [video]
      • Jon Chapman, Co-Founder & President EVERFI
      12:20pm EMPOWERING A HEALTHIER FUTURE [video]
      • Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, Surgeon General – State of California
      • In Conversation With: Jeff Semenchuk, Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer – Blue Shield of California
      12:40pm LUNCH & NETWORKING
      1:45pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION

      Session #3 | Moving Beyond Bias

      1:55pm
      INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
      • Allison Holmes, Senior Director, Operations & Strategy Annenberg Foundation
      2:05pm
      BLACK GIRL MAGIC [video]
      • Mahogany Browne, Spoken Word Artist, Poet, Activist
      2:10pm
      FROM CONSUMERS TO OWNERS, MAKERS & INVESTORS: BUILDING THE NEW INCLUSIVE TECH ECONOMY ECOSYSTEM [video]
      • Lili Gangas, Chief Technology Community Officer Kapor Center
      • In Conversation With: Austin Clements, Principal TenOneTen Ventures
      2:20pm
      GRATEFUL BUT INVISIBLE [video]
      • Mike de la Rocha, Co-Founder – Revolve Impact
      • In Conversation With: Beatriz Acevedo, President Acevedo Foundation
      2:40pm DIVERSITY IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP & TECH [video]
      • Jamie Sears, Head, Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility, UBS Americas UBS
      • Meena Harris, Head, Strategy & Leadership Uber
      • Amy Nelson, Chief Executive Officer Venture for America
      • Moderator: Jeff Senne, Managing Director, Corporate Responsibility Strategy & Implementation Leader PwC
      3:00pm TRANSITION TO AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
      3:15pm INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS

      BREAKOUT #1


      BUILDING INCLUSIVE COMMUNITIES
      • Jonathan Reckford, Chief Executive Officer Habitat for Humanity International
      • Jacqueline Waggoner, Vice President & Market Leader Enterprise Community Partners
      • Antwone Fisher, Best-Selling Author, Screenwriter
      • Moderator: Jon Campbell, Executive Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy & Community Relations Wells Fargo

      BREAKOUT #2


      REAL-WORLD LEARNING
      • Cheryl Carrier, Executive Director, Ford Next Generation Learning Ford
      • Anna Hennes, Lead Program Manager Cerner
      • Danielle Binion, Career Academies Coordinator Prep KC
      • Channing Slatton, Student Center High School
      • Ashly Mota Perez, Student Center High School
      • Moderator: Miles Sandler, Director, Engagement & Education Kauffman Foundation

      BREAKOUT #3


      CATALYTIC CAPITAL IN ACTION: UNLOCKING INVESTMENT & IMPACT
      • Akobe Sandy, Associate, Impact Investments John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
      • Robynn Steffen, Director, Impact Investing Omidyar Network
      • Rachel Kohler, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Owner NowPow
      • Moderator: Emmy Sobieski, Chief Executive Officer Alderan Capital

      BREAKOUT #4


      LEVERAGING INNOVATION TO DRIVE SHARED VALUE
      • Jamie Lawrence, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager IBM
      • Amanda Israel, Executive Director, Foundation Burger King
      • Kevin Ryan, Chief Culture & Transformation Officer TechSoup
      • Rakesh Suri, Founder & President – Computer Shiksha
      • Moderator: Jason Rissman, Managing Director IDEO
      4:10pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION

      Session #4 | Empowering the Next Generation

      4:15pm INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
      • Nichol Whiteman, Chief Executive Officer Dodgers Foundation
      4:25pm
      NEXT-GEN LEADERS MAKING IMPACT [video]
        • Heidi Roddenberry, President Roddenberry Foundation
        • Matt Dalio, Founder Endless
        • Moderator: Rachel Gerrol, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder NEXUS
          4:45pm SOLVING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE [video]
          • Bill Gross, Founder & Chairman Idealab
          4:55pm WHY YOUR WORST DEEDS DON’T DEFINE YOU [video]
          • Shaka Senghor, New York Times Bestselling Author & Executive Director The Anti-Recidivism Coalition
          5:10pm ROOFTOP NETWORKING & COCKTAIL RECEPTION

          DAY two AGENDA | WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

          8:00am WELCOME & REGISTRATION

          Session #5 | FUTURE OF WORK

          9:00am INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
          • Sid Espinosa, Senior Director of Philanthropy & Civic Engagement Microsoft
          9:10am
          THE FUTURE OF WORK IS HERE: ARE WE READY? [video]
          • Chris Reilly, Lead, Workforce Development & Education Tesla
          • Liliana Monge, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Sabio
          • Moderator: Joshua Winter, Director, Career Pathways Microsoft
          9:30am
          TRANSFORMING TALENT: THE URGENT NEED FOR SOLUTIONS [video]
          • Bill Taylor, Vice President, Outreach & Partnership Development – NAF
          9:35am
          SCALING SOLUTIONS FOR GREATER GOOD [video]
          • Jon Campbell, Executive Vice President, Corporate Philanthropy & Community Relations – Wells Fargo
          9:45am LEADERSHIP FROM THE BOARDROOM: HOW CHIEF EXECUTIVES CAN BE A FORCE FOR GOOD [video]
          • Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer, GE; CEO – GE Ventures
          • John Baackes, Chief Executive Officer – L.A. Care Health Plan
          • Moderator: Kari Niedfeldt-Thomas, Managing Director – CECP
          10:05am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
          10:20am INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT SESSIONS

          BREAKOUT #1


          CREATING INCLUSIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECOSYSTEMS
          • Matt Zieger, Vice President, Head of U.S. Ventures – Village Capital
          • Candace Stanciel, Partner – New Profit
          • Marcos Gonzalez, Founder & Managing Partner – VamosVentures
          • Coco Corona, Program Director of Small Business Risk Education Program – VEDC
          • Moderator: Erin Haberman, Director, Community Relations – Travelers

          BREAKOUT #2


          DIGITAL UPSKILLING TO BUILD TALENT PIPELINES
          • Eduardo Cetlin, President – Amgen Foundation
          • Sarah Keh, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility – Prudential Financial
          • Jamira Burley, Director, Youth Engagement and Skills – Global Business Coalition for Education
          • Estelle Reyes, Senior Vice President, Enhancing Communities – Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
          • Moderator: Jeff Senne, Corporate Responsibility Strategy and Implementation Leader – PwC

          BREAKOUT #3


          SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR HEALTHY & RESILIENT COMMUNITIES
          • Kiesha Nix, Executive Director, Lakers Youth Foundation – Los Angeles Lakers
          • Wm. Jahmal Miller, Director, Corporate Reputation and Thought LeadershipBlue Shield of California
          • Maggie Hureau, Head, Social Impact – Harry's
          • Moderator: Wellington Pak, President – FHI Ventures

          BREAKOUT #4


          ALIGNING PEOPLE, STRATEGY & CULTURE FOR IMPACT
            • Jessica Baird, Employee Engagement Lead, Social Impact BlackRock
            • Meredith Morris, Global Education Leader Dow
            • Alex Goryachev, Managing Director, Innovation Strategy & Programs Cisco Systems
            • Melissa Rausch, Director, Talent Management HARMAN
            • Tiffany Chelsvig, Vice President, Human Resources – ZipRecruiter
            • Moderator: Danielle Finck, CEO – Elle Communications
              11:10am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION

              Session #6 | Partnering with purpose

              11:20am
              INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
              • Brent Bushnell, CEO & Roustabout – Two Bit Circus
              11:30am
              I STAND UP FOR ... IMPACT [video]
                • Sung Poblete, President & Chief Executive Officer Stand Up To Cancer
                • In Conversation With: Melanie LeGrande, Vice President, Social Responsibility – Major League Baseball
                  11:50am THE "Y" [video]
                  • Mike Masserman, Head, Global Policy & Social Impact Lyft
                  12:00pm REDEFINING HONOR [video]
                  • Khalida Brohi, Founder; Co-Founder, The Chai Spot Sughar Foundation
                  12:10pm MAVERICKS OF INNOVATION: HOW LEADERS BUILD VIBRANT ECOSYSTEMS [video]
                  • Mark Cuban, Businessman, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur; NBA Team Owner – Dallas Mavericks
                  • In Conversation With: Scott Zakheim, General Partner Landmark Ventures
                  12:30pm LUNCH & NETWORKING

                  Session #7 | ENGAGING YOUR COMMUNITY

                  1:50pm
                  INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                  • Nely Galán, Founder The Adelante Movement
                  2:00pm
                  EMPOWERING BUSINESSES FOR BIG IMPACT [video]
                  • Corrie Conrad, Vice President, Social Impact, Sustainability and Diversity & Inclusion – Sephora
                  • Deena Shakir, Partner Google Ventures
                  • Moderator: Nina Montgomery, Design Researcher IDEO
                  2:20pm
                  FLIGHT FOR THE PLANET [video]
                  • Suzi Cabo, Managing Director, Global Community Engagement United Airlines
                  2:30pm
                  IN THE MIDDLE [video]
                  • Natalie Self, Program Officer, Entrepreneurship Kauffman Foundation
                  2:40pm REDEFINING THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY OF A FOR-PROFIT, PUBLIC COMPANY[video]
                  • John Kelly, Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs & Social Impact Starbucks Coffee Company
                  2:50pm
                  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.

                  • Alyssa Jaffee, Vice President 7wireVentures
                  • Amanda Daflos, Director of Innovation Team City of Los Angeles
                  • Amy Lesnick, Chief Executive & President Pledge 1%
                  • Amy Smith, Chief Giving Officer TOMS
                  • Caleb Gardner, Managing Partner 18Coffees
                  • Carla Knapp, Vice President, Native Services Boys & Girls Clubs of America
                  • Colonel David W. Sutherland, U.S. Army (Ret.); ChairmanDixon Center for Military & Veterans Services
                  • David Woolwine, Co-Founder & Partner Impact Squared Group
                  • Deidre Lind, President & Chief Executive Officer Pfaffinger Foundation
                  • Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, Writer, Producer & Actor One Drop of Love
                  • Hilary Schafer, Chief Executive Officer Multiplying Good
                  • Jason Rissman, Managing Director IDEO
                  • Jayme Danzig, Senior Poject Manager Quicken Loans Community Fund
                  • Jessemin Sage Sheyda-Losick, Social Impact Experiences Lead Airbnb
                  • Jessica Johnston, Director, Global Stakeholder Engagement, Community Impact NIKE
                  • Joe Dougherty, Partner Dalberg Advisors
                  • Jon Eisenstein, President CapZone Analytics
                  • Julia Backon, Vice President, Technology for Social Good JPMorgan Chase
                  • Kristin Ohnstad, Director, Growth KIND Foundation
                  • Lindsay Firestone Gruber, President & Chief Executive Officer Taproot Foundation
                  • Marina Kim, Executive Director Ashoka U
                  • Monique Clifton, Executive, Social Impact Creative Artists Agency
                  • Ravi Sunnak, Executive Vice President, Sustainable Development Goals Porter Novelli
                  • Ruthe Farmer, Chief Evangelist CSforALL
                  • Seema Bhende, Senior Vice President, Brand Purpose & Reputation WE Communications
                  • Stacie Olivares-Castain, Chief Investment Officer Lendistry
                  • Stephanie Arifin, Director Platform Usaha Sosial
                  • Steve Mesler, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Classroom Champions
                  • Yohanna Pepa, Senior Advisor, Private Sector Partnerships Chobani/Tent Partnership for Refugees
                  • Zack Rosenburg, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer SBP USA


                  3:40pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION

                  Session #8 | The Opportunity Ahead

                  3:50pm INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                  • Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures
                  4:00pm
                  EQUIPPING NEXT GENERATION LEARNERS [video]
                    • Katrina Stevens, Director, Learning Sciences Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
                      4:10pm THE RIPPLE EFFECT: YOUTH IMPACT FOR GOOD [video]
                      • Brian Bajari, Chief Executive Officer Spero Challenge
                      4:15pm TOTAL SOCIAL IMPACT: RETHINKING HOW WE INVEST IN CHANGE [video]
                      • Justin Spelhaug, General Manager, Tech for Social Impact Microsoft
                      4:25pm
                      BEE THE CHANGE [video]
                      • Mikaila Ulmer, Chief Executive Officer Me & The Bees Lemonade
                      • In Conversation with: Marc Pollick, President & Founder The Giving Back Fund
                      4:45pm CLOSING COCKTAIL & NETWORKING RECEPTION



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