UN Social Innovation Summit 2012

2012 Social Innovation Summit Speakers

The Social Innovation Summit brings together top executives and thought leaders from around the globe to discuss opportunities for leveraging technology & innovation to affect social change. Attendees will discuss philanthropic trends, analyze innovative approaches for problem solving and build lasting partnerships that enable them and their organizations to discover new methods of engaging with social challenges.

John Abele [More Info]
Boston Scientific Corporation
Rajesh Anandan [More Info]
Senior Vice President, Private Sector Partnerships and UNICEF Ventures
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen [More Info]
Founder and Chairman
Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Akhtar Badshah [More Info]
Senior Director of Global Community Affairs
Tiki Barber [More Info]
NFL Former Pro Bowl Running Back & NBC Broadcaster
Nick Beim [More Info]
General Partner
Matrix Partners
Cynthia Bissett Germanotta [More Info]
Co-founder and President
Born This Way Foundation
Peter Bloom [More Info]
Advisory Director
General Atlantic
Talya Bosch [More Info]
Director, Social Ventures
Western Union
William Brindley [More Info]
Chief Executive Officer
Adam Brotman [More Info]
Chief Digital Officer
Howard W. Buffett [More Info]
Executive Director
Howard G. Buffett Foundation
Dr. Soon-Hong Choi [More Info]
Assistant Secretary-General and Chief Information Technology Officer
United Nations
June Cohen [More Info]
Executive Producer
TED Media
Petri Darby [More Info]
Director of Marketing, Communications & Digital Strategy
Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
Tara DeGeorges [More Info]
Online Content Manager of Public Affairs
Time Warner Cable
Desh Desphande [More Info]
Deshpande Foundation
Amir A. Dossal [More Info]
Global Partnerships Forum
Bruce Gibney [More Info]
Founders Fund
Steve Gleason [More Info]
Former NFL Player; Founder
Team Gleason Foundation
Ellen Goldberg Luger [More Info]
Executive Director of the General Mills Foundation
Vice President, General Mills
James Gowen [More Info]
Chief Sustainability Officer
Jonathan Greenblatt [More Info]
Director, Office of Social Innovation
White House
Bill Gross [More Info]
Chairman & CEO
Richard Hall [More Info]
Director, Global Strategic Alliances
Intel Corporation
Alan Hassenfeld [More Info]
Chairman of the Executive Committee
Jeffrey Hollender [More Info]
Seventh Generation
Peter Hopkins [More Info]
Big Think
Jennifer Houston [More Info]
WE Studio D, of Waggener Edstrom Worldwide
Aaron Hurst [More Info]
Taproot Foundation
Alicia Keys [More Info]
Artist; Global Advocate for HIV/AIDS; Co-Founder
Keep a Child Alive
Zeev Klein [More Info]
General Partner
Landmark Ventures
Kay Koplovitz [More Info]
Liz Claiborne
Libby Leffler [More Info]
Strategic Partner Manager
Francine LeFrak [More Info]
Producer, Philanthropist; Founder
Same Sky
Eric Lewis [More Info]
(ELEW) American Jazz Pianist
Monica Lozano [More Info]
Chief Executive Officer
Rebecca Lucore [More Info]
Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Bayer Corporation
Executive Director, Bayer USA Foundation
Ali Marano [More Info]
Head of Technology for Social Good
JPMorgan Chase
Ross Martin [More Info]
Executive Vice President
Viacom Media Networks
Dan Matte [More Info]
EVP, Marketing and Business Development
F5 Networks
Timothy McClimon [More Info]
President, American Express Foundation
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, American Express
Rhonda Mims [More Info]
ING Foundation
Aziz Mohamed [More Info]
Manager Global Healthcare Initiatives
Hewlett-Packard Company
Nicholas Negroponte [More Info]
Founder & Chairman
One Laptop Per Child
Dr. Maura O’Neill [More Info]
Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Counselor to the Administrator
U.S. Agency for International Development
Shelly Palmer [More Info]
Host of NBC Universal's Live Digital with Shelly Palmer
Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert
Katherine Pickus [More Info]
Divisional Vice President Global Citizenship and Policy – Abbott
Vice President – Abbott Fund
Marc Pollick [More Info]
Founder and President
The Giving Back Fund
Gina Reiss-Wilchins [More Info]
Director, Girl Up
United Nations Foundation
Annette Richardson [More Info]
Senior Advisor
United Nations Office for Partnerships (UNOP)
Jean-Pierre Rosso [More Info]
World Economic Forum USA
Jason Saul [More Info]
Founder & CEO
Mission Measurement
Shannon Schuyler [More Info]
Senior Managing Director, Corporate Responsibility Leader
Jeff Seabright [More Info]
Chief Environmental Officer
The Coca-Cola Company
Tom Shadyac [More Info]
Director, Screenwriter & Film Producer (I am)
Brian Sirgutz [More Info]
Senior Vice President of Social Impact
AOL/ Huffington Post Media Group
Doug Smith [More Info]
VP, Global Partner Strategy & Operations
Dr. Nancy Snyderman [More Info]
Chief Medical Editor
NBC News
Jeff Swartz [More Info]
Former CEO & President
Robert Torres [More Info]
Senior Program Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Dr. Craig Venter [More Info]
Chairman & President
J. Craig Venter Institute
Judy Vredenburgh [More Info]
President and CEO
Girls Inc.
Aleem Walji [More Info]
Innovation Practice Manager
World Bank
Hunter Walk [More Info]
Director of Product Management