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Social Innovation Summit Agenda

Social Innovation Summit 2020 will be held virtually on June 8-10, bringing together the top leaders from around the world for a unique series of discussions, debates and networking opportunities. Each session included a different combination of speakers, formats, workshops, breakouts, networking opportunities, and VIP Sessions focused on a specific social impact theme: Responsible Leadership in Times of Crisis; COVID Relief; Economic Empowerment & The Future of Work; Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging; Impact Investing, SDGs, & Philanthropy; Mental Health and Wellness; and Education, Youth & Next Gen Learning.



 

2021 Agenda Overview

 
Please find below our 2020 Final Agenda.  
 

2020 AGENDA | DAY 1

Session #1 | leading with purpose [summary]

11:00am
WELCOME TO SOCIAL INNOVATION SUMMIT 2020: STANDING IN SOLIDARITY [video]
  • Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures
11:05am
REIMAGINING PHILANTHROPY FOR A POST-COVID WORLD [video]
  • Pamela Norley, President Fidelity Charitable
  • Moderator: Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures
11:20am
"THE RESPONSE" [video]
  • Charles Ray Patton II, Author & Poet Red Lion Poetry
11:25am
DEFINING YOUR PATH TO PURPOSE [video]
  • Jeff Senne, Managing Director, Responsible Business Leader PwC
11:35am
FIFTY YEARS OF LOVE IN ACTION [video]
  • Rabbi Michael Lezak, Staff Rabbi, Center for Social Justice GLIDE
11:40am
"ALL IN" THIS TOGETHER [video]
  • Gary Vaynerchuk, Chief Executive OfficerVaynerMedia
  • Moderator: Andrea Sullivan, Chief Marketing OfficerVaynerMedia
12:05pm
INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT & WORKSHOP SESSIONS
Open to all registrants

BREAKOUT #1


BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE CULTURE [video]
  • Oris Stuart, Executive Vice President, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer – National Basketball Association
  • Idalia Hill, Director, CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion – PwC
  • Meredith Morris, Global Education Leader – The Dow Chemical Company
  • Moderator: Caroline Barlerin, Founder
     – Platypus Advisors

BREAKOUT #2


SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES FOR A BETTER TOMORROW [video]
  • Lee Andrews, Vice President, Corporate Affairs – Mars Wrigley North America
  • Ezgi Barcenas, Global Vice President, Sustainability – AB InBev
  • Hugh Welsh, General Counsel, Secretary & President – DSM North America
  • Moderator: Jeff Terry, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability – GAF

BREAKOUT #3


WORKSHOP: SOCIAL IMPACT IN A POST-COVID WORLD [video]
  • Kate Richmond, Chief Talent Officer WE Communications
  • Noah Keteyian, Senior Vice President, Corporate Reputation & Brand Purpose WE Communications

BREAKOUT #4


1:1 SPEED NETWORKING
This fun video-networking session is for Summit attendees to start meaningful conversations, make new friends, and ultimately build impactful partnerships.

    VIP ROUNDTABLES & NETWORKING

    1:00pm
    Note: VIP-Level Registration is required for this session
     
    IMPACT INVESTING
    • Bulbul Gupta, Chief Executive Officer Pacific Community Ventures
     
    IMPROVING LEARNING SUCCESS
    • Katrina Stevens, Senior Director, Learning Science Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
     
    ECONOMIC RESILIENCE
    • Amy Nelson, Chief Executive Officer Venture for America
     
    PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
    • Payal Dalal, Vice President, Global Programs Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

    DATA-DRIVEN PROBLEM SOLVING
    • Laura Grannemann, Vice President, Strategic Investments Quicken Loans Community Fund
     
    PREMIER VIP ROUNDTABLE: BUILDING SOCIAL IMPACT PARTNERSHIPS
    • Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures

    Session #2 | Future of Work [summary] 

    2:00pm
    SESSION INTRODUCTION [video]
    • Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures
    2:05pm
    GETTING PEOPLE BACK TO WORK IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY [video]
    • Naria Santa Lucia, Senior Director, Skills for Employability, Microsoft Philanthropies – Microsoft
    2:15pm
    OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL [video]
    • Rosario Dawson, Actress; Board Member – The Lower Eastside Girls Club
    • In Conversation With: Dalila Wilson-Scott, President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation; SVP, Community Impact – Comcast NBCUniversal
    2:35pm
    OUR COMMUNITIES, OUR IMPACT [video]
    • Mike Masserman, Head of Global Policy & Social Impact – Lyft
    • Lisa Boyd, Director, Social Impact – Lyft
    2:45pm
    NAVIGATING THE FUTURE WORKFORCE [video]
    • Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, Chief Executive Officer – New America
    • In Conversation With: Jean Accius, Senior Vice President, Thought Leadership & International Affairs – AARP
    3:05pm
    INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT & WORKSHOP SESSIONS
    Open to all registrants

    BREAKOUT #1


    TECH FOR GOOD [video]
    • Vikrum Aiyer, Vice President, Public Policy & Strategic Communications Postmates 
    • Ali Marano, Global Head of Tech for Social Good & Firmwide Head of Emerging Talent Programs JPMorgan Chase
    • Erin Baudo Felter, Vice President, Social Impact Okta
    • Bryan Breckenridge, Head of Sustainable Social Impact and Executive Director, Zillow for Good Zillow Group
    • Moderator: Henk Campher, Vice President Corporate Marketing, Head of Impact HootSuite

    BREAKOUT #2


    WORKSHOP: CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES X DESIGN 
    • Rhys Thom, Director, Circular Economy & Sustainability  IDEO  
    • Rebecca Chesney, Senior Portfolio Lead, Circular Economy of Food CoLab IDEO  
    • Chris Krohn, Program Lead, OpenIDEO IDEO 
       

      BREAKOUT #3


      1:1 SPEED NETWORKING
      This fun video-networking session is for Summit attendees to start meaningful conversations, make new friends, and ultimately build impactful partnerships.

        VIP ROUNDTABLES & NETWORKING

        4:00pm
         
         
        Note: VIP-Level Registration is required for this session
         
        INCLUSIVE AMERICA
        • Zeenat Rahman, Project Director, Inclusive America Project The Aspen Institute
         
        YOUTH & TECH: PARTNERING FOR IMPACT
        • Dawn Harflinger, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Liliuʻokalani Trust
         
        EDUCATION & ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
        • Andrew Dunckelman, Head of Education & Economic Opportunity, Google.org Google

        POWER OF ONLINE COMMUNITIES & HUMAN CONNECTION
        • Sabrina Kieffer, Chief Operating Officer Skillshare
         
        FUTURE OF WORK
        • Marissa Lowman, Head, Future of Work Practice Village Capital
         
        PREMIER VIP ROUNDTABLE: CRAFTING & SHARING YOUR MESSAGE
        • Paull Young, Nonprofit Partnerships Lead, Social Impact Facebook

        2020 AGENDA | DAY 2

        Session #3 | Recovery & Resilience [summary]

        11:00am
        WELCOME TO DAY 2 [video]
        • Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures
        • Sydney Strabala, Wellness Practitioner Spiritual Perspective
        11:05am
        AMERICA'S NEW BUSINESS PLAN TO ENSURE INCLUSIVE PROSPERITY [video]
        • Philip Gaskin, Vice President, Entrepreneurship Kauffman Foundation
        • Tawanna Black, Founder & CEO Center for Economic Inclusion
        • Moderator: Miles Sandler, Director of Engagement, Education, Public Affairs Kauffman Foundation
        11:25am
        FIGHTING COVID-19 WITH VIDEO GAME TECHNOLOGY [video]
        • Sam Glassenberg, Founder & CEO – Level Ex
          11:35am
          FROM IDEA TO ACTION: SERVICE DURING CRISIS [video]
          • Liam Elkind, Co-Founder – Invisible Hands
          11:40am
          LEADERSHIP FROM THE BOARDROOM: HOW CHIEF EXECUTIVES CAN BE A FORCE FOR GOOD [video]
          • Barbara Humpton, Chief Executive OfficerSiemens USA
          • In Conversation With: Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive OfficerCECP
          12:05pm
          INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT & WORKSHOP SESSIONS
          Open to all registrants

          BREAKOUT #1 


          HEALTH, WEALTH & LONGEVITY: IS THERE ROOM FOR ALL? [video]
           
          • Surya Kolluri, Managing Director of Thought Leadership, Retirement and Personal Wealth Solutions Business – Bank of America
          • Dora Hughes, Associate Research Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health The George Washington University
          • Spencer Overton, President Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies
          • Moderator: Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President AARP Foundation
           

          BREAKOUT #2 


          ACTIVATING FOR ACTIVISM [video]
           
          • Paull Young, Nonprofit Partnerships Lead, Social Impact – Facebook
          • Zaniya Lewis, Founder, CEO & Executive Director YesSheCanCampaign
          • Laurie Keith, Vice President, Media, Social & Emerging Ad Council
          • Khary Penebaker, Fellow Everytown Survivor Network
          • Moderator: Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO We First

            BREAKOUT #3 


            WORKSHOP: ACCESS YOUR POTENTIAL [video]
             
            • Jeff Senne, Managing Director, Responsible Business Leader  PwC

            BREAKOUT #4


            1:1 SPEED NETWORKING
             
            This fun video-networking session is for Summit attendees to start meaningful conversations, make new friends, and ultimately build impactful partnerships.

              VIP ROUNDTABLES & NETWORKING

               
              1:00pm
              Note: VIP-Level Registration is required for this session
               
              HOW GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURS ARE REWRITING THE RULES OF SILICON VALLEY
              • Alex Lazarow, Investment Director – Cathay Innovation
               
              CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY: MOVING FROM VIRTUE TO IMPACT
              • Solomon Goldstein-Rose, Climate Change Activist – The 100% Solution
               
               HOUSING AFFORDABILITY
              • Kevin Zwick, Chief Executive Officer – Housing Trust Silicon Valley
               
               PARTNERSHIPS
              • Holly Copeland, Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability & Impact – Horizon Therapeutics
               
              HEALTH EQUITY
              • Graham McLaughlin, Vice President, Social Responsibility – Optum
               
              PREMIER VIP ROUNDTABLE: 7 DAYS SILENT: BALANCING INDIVIDUAL PASSION VS. INSTITUTIONAL MISSION (WHAT I LEARNED AFTER A WEEK IN A SILENT MONASTERY)
              • Mike Masserman, Head of Global Policy & Social Impact – Lyft

              Session 4: Partnering for Impact

              2:00pm
              SESSION INTRODUCTION [video]
              • Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures
              2:05pm
              INVESTING FOR IMPACT [video]
              • Ommeed Sathe, Head of Impact Investments – Prudential Financial
              • In Conversation With: Stephen DeBerry, Founder & Managing Partner – Bronze Investments
              2:20pm
              ADVANCING INCLUSIVE & SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES [video]
              • Deborah Winshel, Managing Director, Global Head of Social Impact; President, BlackRock Foundation BlackRock
              2:30pm
              ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY [video]
              • Zainab Salbi, Founder Women for Women International
              2:40pm
              KEYNOTE CONVERSATION: REFLECTIONS ON SOCIAL JUSTICE [video]
              • Michael Smith, Executive Director, MBK Alliance & Director, Youth Opportunity Programs Obama Foundation
              • Baron Davis, Two-Time NBA All-Star; CEO Baron Davis Enterprises
              • Moderator: Marly Rivera, Writer & Reporter ESPN
              3:05pm
              INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT & WORKSHOP SESSIONS
              Open to all registrants

              BREAKOUT #1 


              STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE PARTNERSHIPS [video]
               
              • Andrea Riehl, Senior Manager, Social Impact Best Buy
              • Bill Taylor, Vice President, Outreach & Partnership DevelopmentNAF
              • Rahim Rajan, Deputy Director, US ProgramsBill & Melinda Gates Foundation
              • Sarah Keh, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility Prudential Financial
              • Moderator: Cheryl Carrier, Executive Director Ford Next Generation Learning

              BREAKOUT #2 


              MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS [video]
               
              • Sherrie Westin, President, Social Impact & Philanthropy Sesame Workshop
              • Rich Pierson, Co-Founder & CEO Headspace
              • Matt Kress, Senior Manager, Veterans & Military Affairs – Starbucks
              • Moderator: Susan McPherson, Founder & CEO McPherson Strategies

              BREAKOUT #3 


              WORKSHOP: SMARTER GIVING [video]
               
              • Jennifer Bahus, Director, Social Impact Programs – Fidelity Charitable
              • Sarah Gelfand, Vice President, Social Impact Programs Fidelity Charitable

              BREAKOUT #4


              1:1 SPEED NETWORKING
               
              This fun video-networking session is for Summit attendees to start meaningful conversations, make new friends, and ultimately build impactful partnerships.

                VIP ROUNDTABLES & NETWORKING

                4:00pm
                 
                Note: VIP-Level Registration is required for this session
                 
                SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF & RECOVERY
                • Kim Erlichson, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility Communications Wells Fargo
                 
                THE POWER OF MUSIC, MOVEMENT & THE ARTS IN EDUCATION
                • Henry Donahue, Executive Director, Save The Music Foundation ViacomCBS
                 
                HEALTH & WELL-BEING OF YOUNG CHILDREN
                • Patti Miller, Chief Executive Officer  Too Small to Fail
                 
                FOOD INSECURITY
                • Andrew "Kappy" Kaplan, Vice President, Culinary Operations; Director, Yum-o!
                  Rachael Ray / Watch Entertainment
                 
                SUSTAINABLE INCOME STREAMS IN EMERGING MARKETS
                • Nick Salter, Co-Founder – Aduna Africa
                 
                PREMIER VIP ROUNDTABLE: SURVIVING DURING THE COVID ERA
                • Ethan Zohn, Winner, Survivor (Season 3)

                2020 AGENDA | DAY 3

                Session #5 | Economic Inclusion

                11:00am
                WELCOME TO DAY 3 [video]
                • Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer – Landmark Ventures
                11:05am
                CLOSING THE OPPORTUNITY DIVIDE [video]
                • Gerald Chertavian, Founder & CEO Year Up
                11:15am
                EQUITY & BELONGING [video]
                • Irina Konstantinovsky, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer – Horizon Therapeutics
                • Marc H. Morial, President & CEO – National Urban League
                • Moderator: Erika Irish Brown, Chief Diversity Officer – Goldman Sachs
                11:35am
                #FEARLESSSQUAD [video]
                • Mandy Gonzalez, Broadway Actress & Singer, Hamilton; Founder of #FearlessSquad
                11:40am
                INCLUSIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP & CAPITAL [video]
                • Amy Nelson, Founder & CEO The Riveter
                • Arlan Hamilton, Founder & Managing Partner – Backstage Capital
                • Moderator: Jamie Sears, Head of Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility, Americas – UBS
                12:05pm
                INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT & WORKSHOP SESSIONS
                Open to all registrants

                BREAKOUT #1 


                ENGAGING STAKEHOLDERS DURING CRISIS & BEYOND [video]
                • Todd Jacobson, Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility National Basketball Association
                • Nichol Whiteman, Chief Executive Officer Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation
                • Darnell Strom, Head of Culture & Leadership United Talent Agency
                • Moderator: Ken Biberaj, Managing Director Savills

                BREAKOUT #2 


                WORKSHOP: BEYOND BACKPACKS & HOTSPOTS: PARTNERING FOR LONG-TERM IMPACT [video]
                • Sherman Whites, Director, Education – Kauffman Foundation
                • Murray Woodard, Program Officer, Education – Kauffman Foundation
                • Lia McIntosh, Program Officer, Education – Kauffman Foundation

                  BREAKOUT #3 


                  EMPOWERING WOMEN & GIRLS [video]
                  • Jonathan McKay, Interim CEO & Head of Product Girl Effect
                  • Adele Langton, Vice President, 10,000 Women Goldman Sachs
                  • Crystal E. Brown, National Vice President, Youth Development Programs Boys & Girls Clubs of America
                  • Moderator: Tara Abrahams, Managing Director Arabella Advisors
                   

                  BREAKOUT #4 


                  1:1 SPEED NETWORKING
                  This fun video-networking session is for Summit attendees to start meaningful conversations, make new friends, and ultimately build impactful partnerships.

                    VIP ROUNDTABLES & NETWORKING

                    1:00pm 
                    Note: VIP-Level Registration is required for this session
                     
                    SUSTAINABILITY
                    • Jennifer Gootman, Vice President, Sustainability Williams-Sonoma
                     
                    SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
                    • Wm. Jahmal Miller, Vice President, Equity & Inclusion, Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belonging CommonSpirit Health
                     
                    INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN AID
                    • Pina Jabbari, Head of Global Corporate Partnerships Save the Children
                     
                    WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
                    • Dr. Angela Jackson, Partner New Profit
                     
                    HOW TO TURN YOUR BRAND INTO A HIGH-GROWTH MOVEMENT
                    • Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO We First
                     
                    PREMIER VIP ROUNDTABLE: THE OPPORTUNITY GAP & ACTIONS IN THE WAKE OF POLICE VIOLENCE & PROTEST
                    • Michael Smith, Executive Director, MBK Alliance & Director, Youth Opportunity Programs Obama Foundation
                    • Lynda Garcia, Director, Policing Campaign The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

                    Session #6 | Our Shared Future

                    2:00pm
                    SESSION INTRODUCTION [video]
                    • Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures
                    2:05pm
                    FUTURE OF PLAY & SPORT FOR KIDS [video]
                    • Jorge Casimiro, President, NIKE Foundation; Chief Social & Community Impact Officer – NIKE
                    2:15pm
                    THE FUTURE OF MENTAL HEALTH [video]
                    • Kenneth Cole, Founder & CEO, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc.; Founder & Chairman, The Mental Health Coalition
                    • Amanda Cole, Co-Founder – The Mental Health Coalition
                    • Catie Cole, CTO & Content Director of “How Are You, Really?"; Founder The Mental Health Coalition
                    • Moderator: Rachel Gerrol, Co-Founder & CEO – NEXUS
                    2:35pm
                    THE FUTURE OF GENEROSITY [video]
                    • Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy – Blackbaud
                    2:45pm
                    IMAGINING A BETTER FUTURE [video]
                    • Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer; President, Walmart Foundation – Walmart
                    • In Conversation With: Al Roker, Host & Weatherman, NBC’s Today Show; CEO, Al Roker Entertainment


                    3:05pm
                    INTERACTIVE BREAKOUT & WORKSHOP SESSIONS
                    Open to all registrants

                    BREAKOUT #1 


                    BREAKOUT #1: SUPPORTING CHILDREN’S EMOTIONAL HEALTH DURING A HEALTH CRISIS [video]
                    • Laura Freveletti, Senior Program Officer The Allstate Foundation
                    • Laura Barbieri, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility & Community Relations LG Electronics USA
                    • Bridget Durkan Laird, Chief Executive Officer Wings for Kids
                    • Cheryl Hollis, Director of Programs Wings for Kids
                    • Laura Bakosh, Co-Founder Inner Explorer
                    • Moderator: Beth Meyer, Vice President, Corporate Education Partnerships  Discovery Education

                    BREAKOUT #2 


                    1:1 SPEED NETWORKING (HAPPY HOUR EDITION)
                    This fun video-networking session is for Summit attendees to start meaningful conversations, make new friends, and ultimately build impactful partnerships.
                       
                            *Exclusive VIP session for speakers, partners, and select participants. VIP tickets are available for purchase here.