Top Executives and Thought Leaders

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 means of engaging with social challenges.

Rajesh Anandan [Full Bio]
Senior Vice President, Private Sector Partnerships
UNICEF Ventures / U.S. Fund for UNICEF
 
Ahktar Badshah [Full Bio]
Senior Director, Global Community Affairs
Microsoft
 
Charles Best [Full Bio]
Founder and CEO
DonorsChoose.org
 
Seema Bhende [Full Bio]
Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
Waggener Edstrom
 
Paul Carttar [Full Bio]
Director, Social Innovation Fund
The Corporation for National and Community Service
 
Dr. Peter Diamandis [Full Bio]
Chairman and CEO
X PRIZE Foundation
 
Claire Diaz Ortiz [Full Bio]
Head of Social Innovation & Philanthropy
Twitter
 
Sid Espinosa [Full Bio]
Mayor
Palo Alto, CA
 
Jacquelline Fuller [Full Bio]
Director Charitable Giving and Advocacy
Google
 
Meg Garlinghouse [Full Bio]
Head of Employment Branding and Community
LinkedIn
 
Jonathan Greenblatt [Full Bio]
Special Assistant to the President and Director
Office of Social Innovation & Civic Participation
 
Richard Hall [Full Bio]
Director, Global Strategic Alliances
Intel Corporation
 
Scott Harrison [Full Bio]
Founder and CEO
charity: water
 
Wyclef Jean [Full Bio]
Musician, Record Producer, Politician, Founder
Yéle Haiti Founda
 
Mitchell Kapor [Full Bio]
Founder
Mitchell Kapor Foundation
 
Zeev Klein [Full Bio]
General Partner
Landmark Ventures
 
Tim Koogle [Full Bio]
Former CEO/Chairman & Co-Chairman
Yahoo! & Room to Read
 
Melissa Kushner [Full Bio]
Founder
Nonprofit-share
 
Dan'l Lewin [Full Bio]
Corporate Vice President, Strategic and Emerging Business Development
Microsoft
 
Nancy Lublin [Full Bio]
CEO and Chief Old Person
DoSomething.org
 
Matt McCall [Full Bio]
Partner
New World Ventures
 
Catharina Y Min [Full Bio]
Partner
Reed Smith
 
Dikembe Mutombo [Full Bio]
Philanthropist, former NBA All-Star
Dikembe Mutombo Foundation
 
Eric Nee [Full Bio]
Managing Editor
Stanford Social Innovation Review
 
Marc Pollick [Full Bio]
Founder/President
The Giving Back Fund
 
Rahul Raj [Full Bio]
Director of Sustainability and E-Commerce
Walmart.com
 
Sylvia Reynolds [Full Bio]
Board Chair
Taproot Foundation
 
Jean-Louis Robadey [Full Bio]
Senior Vice President and Practice Lead, Social Innovation
Waggener Edstrom
 
William Rosenzweig [Full Bio]
Co-founder and Managing Director
Physic Ventures
 
Elliot Schrage [Full Bio]
VP of Global Communications, Marketing and Public Policy
 
Shannon Schuyler [Full Bio]
Corporate Responsibility Leader
PwC
 
Rob Shelton [Full Bio]
Managing Director
PwC's PRTM Management Consulting
 
Dr. David Steel [Full Bio]
Executive Vice President of Strategy
Samsung Electronics North America
 
Wilson To [Full Bio]
MS/Ph.D. Candidate at the University of California- Davis
LifeLens Project
 
Carrie Varoquiers [Full Bio]
President, McKesson Foundation
VP, Corporate Citizenship, McKesson Corporation
 
Stephanie Wolcott [Full Bio]
Social Responsibility and Community Outreach Director
Alcoa Foundation
 
Erica Wood [Full Bio]
VP, Community Leadership and Grantmaking
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
 
John Wood [Full Bio]
Founder and Board Co-Chair
Room to Read
 
Andrew Yang [Full Bio]
Founder and President
Venture for America
 
Russ Yarrow [Full Bio]
General Manager, Corporate Affairs
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