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2018 Social Innovation Summit Agenda

Social Innovation Summit 2019 will be held June 4-5 in Los Angeles. 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 2018 agenda below and be sure to check back for updates!

2018 DAY ONE AGENDA


8:00am - 9:00am


SUMMIT WELCOME & REGISTRATION

Session 1 | PURPOSE & PERSPECTIVE

Session Leader: Caroline Barlerin, Head of Community Outreach & Philanthropy Twitter


9:00am - 9:05am


WELCOME
[video]
  • Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures
9:05am - 9:10am

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
9:10am - 9:30am THE MULTIPLYING EFFECT [video]
  • Mario Fedelin, AmeriCorps Alumni, Executive Director Big Citizen Hub
  • Emily Cherniack, AmeriCorps Alumni, Founder New Politics
  • Moderator: Dalila Wilson-Scott, Senior Vice President, Community Impact Comcast NBCUniversal
9:30am - 9:40am

TRANSFORMING SOCIAL IMPACT: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR GOOD [video]
  • Shelley McKinley, General Manager, Technology and Corporate Responsibility – Microsoft
9:40am - 9:45am

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #1 [video]
  • Social Entrepreneur Competition Finalist
9:45am - 9:55am

CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: WHERE LEARNING MEETS PLAY [video]
  • Brent Bushnell, Chief Executive Officer – Two Bit Circus
9:55am - 10:15am GENERATION #HASHTAG [video]
  • Bo Burnham, Filmmaker "Eighth Grade"
  • Moderator: Caroline Barlerin, Head of Community Outreach & Philanthropy Twitter
10:15am - 10:30am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
10:30am - 11:20am NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
BOARDROOM #1
TECH FOR GOOD & THE NEW WAVE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  • Erik Arnold, Chief Technology Officer, Tech for Social Impact, Microsoft Philanthropies Microsoft
  • Corey Marshall, Director, Splunk4Good Splunk
  • Megan Christensen, Senior Director, Civic Accelerator Points of Light Foundation
  • Moderator: Paul Arnpriester, Manager, Technology Strategy CDW
BOARDROOM #2
SCALING SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • Vaishali Misra, Business Leader, Social Entrepreneurs Initiative IKEA
  • Beth Schmidt, Director, Education Portfolio Emerson Collective
  • Jason Rissman, Managing Director OpenIDEO
  • Jill Vialet, Founder Playworks
  • Moderator: Caleb Gardner, Founder & Managing Partner 18 Coffees
      BOARDROOM #3
      DIVERSIFY THE MONEY TO DIVERSIFY THE FOUNDERS
      • Deena Shakir, Partner Google Ventures
      • Amy Klement, Partner Omidyar Network
      • Lindsay Beck, Co-Founder & Co-CEO NPX
      • Mark Bauhaus, Partner Just Business
      • Moderator: Nell Derick Debevoise, Founder & Chief Executive Officer Inspiring Capital

        BOARDROOM #4
        FUTURE OF WORK: A HIGH-VELOCITY CHALLENGE
        • Padden Murphy, Global Head of Public Policy & Social Impact WeWork
        • Sherman Whites, Director, Education Kauffman Foundation
        • Kim Vu, Seattle Market Executive for Enterprise Business & Community Engagement Bank of America
        • Moderator: Oliver Libby, Managing Partner Hatzimemos / Libby
          11:20am - 11:30am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
          Session 2 | SYSTEMS & SOCIETY

          Session Leader: Blair Taylor, Executive Consultant

          11:30am - 11:40am

          INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
          11:40am - 11:50am CATALYZING A SECTOR: ENTREPRENEURSHIP ECOSYSTEMS IN MOTION [video]
          • Sameeksha Desai, Director, Knowledge Creation & Research – Kauffman Foundation
          11:50am - 12:00pm

          MAYORS CHALLENGE: TESTING AND SCALING INNOVATION IN CITIES [video]
          • Anne Emig, Lead, Mayors Challenge Bloomberg Philanthropies
          12:00pm - 12:05pm SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #2 [video]
          • Social Entrepreneur Competition Finalist
          12:05pm - 12:15pm BEING INTENTIONAL ABOUT GOOD INTENT [video]
          • Damien Hooper Campbell, Chief Diversity Officer eBay
          12:15pm - 12:30pm OUR HUMAN STORY [video]
          • Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, Award-winning Actress, Producer, and Educator – Pearl Street Films & One Drop of Love

          12:30pm - 1:45pm


          GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING

          Session 3 | INCLUSION & INNOVATION

          Session Leader: Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer, Responsible Business Leader, President of PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. – PwC

          1:45pm - 1:55pm

          INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
          1:55pm - 2:15pm IF YOU BUILD IT…CREATING AND SUSTAINING AN INCLUSIVE CULTURE IN TECH [video]
          • Eva Ho, General Partner – Fika Ventures
          • Valerie Williams, Lead, Diversity & Inclusion – Stripe
          • Moderator: Allison Holmes, Senior Director, Operations & Strategy – Annenberg Foundation
          2:15pm - 2:20pm

          SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR COMPETITION: PITCH #3 [video]
          • Social Entrepreneur Competition Finalist
          2:20pm - 2:30pm

          IT CAN'T WAIT: DEMOCRATIZING INVENTION & INNOVATION [video]
          • Alexis Lewis, Teenage Inventor, Problem-Solver & Advocate – Lewis Inventions
          2:30pm - 2:50pm CEO ACTION [video]
          • Zander Lurie, Chief Executive Officer SurveyMonkey
          • Moderator: Shannon Schuyler, Chief Purpose Officer, Responsible Business Leader, President of PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc.PwC
          2:50pm - 3:05pm TRANSITION TO AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
          3:05pm - 3:55pm NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
          BOARDROOM #1
          FULL STEM AHEAD: EDUCATING OUR FUTURE LEADERS
          • Gabriela Gonzalez, Deputy Director of Corporate Affairs Intel
          • Allison Holmes, Senior Director, Operations & Strategy Annenberg Foundation
          • Marty Creel, Chief Academic Officer Discovery Education
          • Blair Blackwell, Manager, Education & Corporate Programs Chevron
          • Moderator: Jillian Niesley, Senior Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Community Impact – Comcast NBCUniversal
          BOARDROOM #2
          DRIVING PURPOSE TO ACTION: NEW MODELS FOR DOING GOOD
          • Kaynan Rabino, Vice President Vision Ventures Ted Arison Family Foundation
          • Anne Vela-Wagner, Executive Director Ted Wrigley Company Foundation
          • Abby Davisson, Director, Gap Foundation Gap Inc.
          • Noam Komy, Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development Miya
          • Moderator: David Arison, Board Member for Arison Investments and The Ted Arison Family Foundation, CEO The Doing Good Model
                BOARDROOM #3
                HEALTH EQUITY: LEVERAGING PARTNERSHIPS FOR BETTER OUTCOMES
                • Amanda Fowler, Executive Director, Global Corporate Giving Edwards Lifesciences
                • Jacqueline Huh, Team Leader, Stop TB Partnership UN Office for Project Services
                • Josh Nesbit, Chief Executive Officer Medic Mobile
                • Moderator: Wm. Jahmal Miller, Director of Corporate Reputation & Thought Leadership Blue Shield of California
                BOARDROOM #4
                INCLUSIVE INNOVATION: PATHWAYS FOR WOMEN & GIRLS
                • Michele Malejki, Global Head of Strategic Programs, Sustainability & Social Innovation HP
                • Stacey Clark O'Hara, Global Head Diversity & Inclusion Juniper Foundation
                • Tia Hodges, Vice President & Program Officer Citi Foundation
                • Eileen Buckley, Director, Responsible Business Leadership PwC
                • Moderator: Matt McCall, Partner Pritzker Group Venture Capital
                    3:55pm - 4:05pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
                    Session 4 | SOLUTIONS & SCALE

                    Session Leader: Robert Wolcott, Professor of Innovation, Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University

                    4:05pm - 4:15pm

                    INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                    4:15pm - 4:25pm TECH, TOURISM AND NEW AVENUES FOR ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT [video]
                    • Courtney O'Donnell, Head of Global External Affairs Airbnb
                    • In conversation with: Jason Rissman, Managing Director OpenIDEO
                    4:25pm - 4:40pm A STORY OF HOPE [video]
                    • Mariela Shaker, Syrian Refugee, UNHCR High-Profile Supporter & Accomplished Violinist
                    4:40pm - 5:00pm THE LATE NIGHT IMPACT SHOW [video]
                    • Joanne Pasternack, ‎Vice President, Community Relations & Executive Director, Warriors Community Foundation Golden State Warriors
                    • Sandra Martinez, Vice President, Global Talent Management, Diversity & Corporate HR HARMAN
                    • Moderator: Robert Wolcott, Professor of Innovation, Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University
                    5:00pm - 5:10pm ANNOUNCING WIRELESS INNOVATION PROJECT WINNERS [video]
                    • June Sugiyama, Director Vodafone Americas Foundation

                    5:10pm - 7:10pm


                    COCKTAIL RECEPTION & SPECIAL VODAFONE WIRELESS INNOVATION AWARDS CELEBRATION



                    2018 DAY TWO AGENDA


                    8:00am - 9:00am


                    WELCOME & REGISTRATION

                    Session 5 | IMPACT & INFLUENCE

                    Session Leader: Aria Finger, Chief Executive Officer – DoSomething.org

                    9:00am - 9:10am

                    INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                    9:10am - 9:30am THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP [video]
                    • Sanford I. Weill, Chairman Emeritus, Citigroup
                    • JD Hoye, President – NAF
                    • Moderator: Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer CECP
                    9:30am - 9:40am INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE [video]
                    • Deena Shakir, Partner – Google Ventures
                    9:40am - 9:45am SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FOR HUMANITY [video]
                    • Nimrod Elmish, Chief Executive Officer – Cardboard Technologies
                    9:45am - 10:05am WOMEN MOVE MOUNTAINS [video]
                    • Tom Herbst, Vice President of Global Marketing – The North Face
                    • Hilaree Nelson, Adventurer, Professional Skier and Mountaineer
                    • Moderator: Aria Finger, Chief Executive Officer – DoSomething.org
                    10:05am - 10:20am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
                    10:20am - 11:10am NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
                    BOARDROOM #1
                    THE FUTURE OF FUNDING IS FEMALE
                    • Gwen Cheni, Partner and Portfolio Manager – Pier 88 Investment Partners
                    • Linnea Roberts, Founder & CEO – Gingerbread Capital
                    • Arum Kang, Co-Founder & CEO – Coffee Meets Bagel
                    • Kristina Jones, Co-Founder – Court Buddy
                    • Moderator: Jamie Sears, Co-Founder, Project Entrepreneur & Head of Community Affairs – UBS Americas
                    BOARDROOM #2
                    NEXT GEN LEADERS & GAME-CHANGING INNOVATIONS
                    • Amanda Brock, Executive Director – SPARK
                    • Tina Hovespian, Founder – Cardborigami
                    • Komal Ahmad, Founder & CEO – Copia
                    • Moderator: Winston Ibrahim, Ambassador, Nexus; Founder & CEO – Hydros
                    BOARDROOM #3
                    CORPORATE SOCIAL IMPACT: NEW APPROACHES & CREATIVE STRATEGIES
                    • Amy Skeeters-Behrens, Executive Director, Docusign Impact – Docusign
                    • Lacy Caruthers, Principal – Google.org
                    • Christina Louie, Global Program Manager – Box.org
                    • Meghan Nesbit, Director, Nonprofit Market Development – Twilio
                    • Moderator: Alexander Sloan, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Communications – Tides
                      BOARDROOM #4
                      SUSTAINABILITY AND THE BOTTOM LINE
                      • Katja Zastrow, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Better World – Anheuser-Busch
                      • Matt Peterson, President & Chief Executive Officer – Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
                      • Peter Hirshberg, Chairman, Board of Advisors – swytch.io
                      • Nathalie Molina Niño, Chief Executive Officer – BRAVA Investments
                      • Moderator: Susan McPherson, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – McPherson Strategies
                        11:10am - 11:20am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
                        Session 6 | ASPIRATION & ACTION

                        Session Leader: Elizabeth Lipscomb, Vice President Strategic Alliances Discovery Education

                        11:20am - 11:30am

                        INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                        11:30am - 11:45am THE RIPPLE THAT MADE WAVES [video]
                        • Charles Best, Chief Executive Officer – DonorsChoose.org
                        11:45am - 11:55pm
                        THE CHANGING FACE OF CAUSE-BASED FUNDING: BITCOIN, CRYPTO & BLOCKCHAIN [video]
                        • Bill Tai, Founder and Chairman ACTAI Global
                        11:55pm - 12:10pm

                        THE RENEWAL PROJECT: EMPOWERING THE FUTURE [video]
                        • Melissa Sawyer, Executive Director Youth Empowerment Project
                        • Moderator: Tara Leweling, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Corporate Thought Leadership Allstate
                        12:10pm - 12:30pm #NEVERAGAIN [video] [video]
                        • Julia Cordover, Student Body President – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
                        • Felicia Burgin, Teacher – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

                        12:30pm - 1:45pm


                        GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING

                        Session 7 | COMMUNITY & COLLABORATION

                        Session Leader: Tami Rosen, Chief People Officer Luminar Technologies

                        1:45pm - 1:55pm

                        INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                        1:55pm - 2:05pm BRINGING SHOP CLASS BACK [video]
                        • Stacey Tank, Chief Communications Officer Home Depot
                        2:05pm - 2:10pm TASTE NOT WASTE: THE SUSTAINABLE FOOD REVOLUTION [video]
                        • Dylan Jones, Founder Coast Protein
                        2:10pm - 2:30pm TEXT FOR GOOD: MOBILE FOR MOTHERHOOD [video]
                        • Gustav Praekelt, Founder & Chairman Praekelt Group
                        • Colleen Hancock, Chief Operating Officer, BabyCenter Johnson & Johnson
                        • Moderator: Grant Garrison, Managing Director GOOD Corps
                        2:30pm - 3:20pm INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
                        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.




                        ACCELERATING THE SOCIAL INNOVATION CYCLE
                        • Jean-Louis Robadey, Chief Executive Officer – Bold Social Ventures
                        BOARD LEADERSHIP: JOINING & MAXIMIZING ANY BOARD
                        • John Power, Executive Director – The Volunteer Center
                        CREATING A SHARED-VALUE ECOSYSTEM FOR SOCIAL IMPACT
                        • Hazami Barmada, Chief Executive Officer, The Barmada Group & Founder – Global People's Summit
                        DISASTER RELIEF: NEW CHALLENGES & NEW SOLUTIONS
                        • Tina Hovespian, Founder – Cardborigami
                        DISRUPT AGING: MAKING THE MOST OF LONGER LIFE
                        • Staci Alexander, Director, Thought Leadership, Office of Policy, Research & International Affairs – AARP
                        EDUCATION ACCESS: KEY INGREDIENTS FOR INNOVATION
                        • Jennifer Walker, Director of Strategic Development – Taco Bell Foundation
                        EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: MAXIMIZING YOUR SUCCESS
                        • Anne Vela-Wagner, Executive Director – Wrigley Company Foundation
                        ENGAGING GEN Z IN SCHOOL
                        • Bernadette Grey, Chief Strategy Officer MDR, a division of D&B
                        FINANCIAL INCLUSION: CLOSING THE GAPS
                        • Debra Jack, Vice President, Communications – LendUp
                        INCLUSIVE PATHWAYS: CONNECTING UNDERSERVED AND OVERLOOKED TALENT TO TECH CAREERS
                        • Tom Ogletree, Director, Social Impact – General Assembly
                        MAXIMIZING CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY
                        • Amy Lesnick, Chief Executive Officer & President – Pledge 1%
                        SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP: PASSION + PROFIT
                        • Leah Bernthal, Consultant – Every Purpose
                        THE FUTURE OF FOOD AND FARMING
                        • Matthew Dillon, Director of Agricultural Policy – Clif Bar
                        THE POWER OF DESIGN FOR SOCIAL IMPACT
                        • Elisa Jagerson, Chief Executive Officer – FutureBrand Speck
                        THE POWER OF MENTORSHIP
                        • Amanda Brock, Executive Director – SPARK
                        THE ROLE OF EMPATHY IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
                        • Lorena Garcia Duran, Director for the Ashoka Support Network – Ashoka
                        THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: DRIVING IMPACT THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS
                        • Dave Smith, Creative Partnerships – Unreasonable Institute
                        WOMEN & GIRLS: THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS
                        • Ruthe Farmer, Chief Evangelist – CSforALL Consortium

                        3:20pm - 3:30pm
                        TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
                        Session 8 | OPPORTUNITY & OUTLOOK

                        Session Leader: Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures

                        3:30pm - 3:35pm

                        INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                        3:35pm - 3:45pm TOWARDS THE FUTURE: HARNESSING THE POWER OF TECHNOLOGY [video]
                        • Gary Shapiro, President & Chief Executive Officer Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
                        3:45pm - 3:55pm THE END OF AGING [video]
                        • Laura Deming, 24 Year Old Partner Longevity Fund
                        3:55pm - 4:15pm
                        SKILLS, BRAND & SPACE: THE FUTURE OF WORK [video]
                        • Carina Wong, Senior Advisor, Innovation & Scale – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
                        • Gary Bolles, Chair for the Future of Work – Singularity University
                        • Moderator: Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy – Blackbaud
                        4:15pm - 4:25pm
                        UPLYFTING URBAN TRANSPORTATION [video]
                        • Mike Masserman, Head, Social Impact – Lyft
                        4:25pm - 4:45pm
                        A VIEW FROM VALDERRAMA: MAKING EVERY VOICE COUNT [video]
                        • Wilmer Valderrama, Actor, Producer & Activist
                        • Moderator: Julia Reusch, Senior Manager, Community Impact Communications – Comcast NBCUniversal

                        4:45pm - 6:45pm


                        NETWORKING & COCKTAIL RECEPTION



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