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.

Charu Adesnik [More Info]
Manager, Corporate Affairs
Cisco Systems and Cisco Foundation
Rajesh Anandan [More Info]
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
U.S. Fund for UNICEF
Matthew Arnold [More Info]
Managing Director, Head of Environmental Affairs
JPMorgan Chase
Ahmad Ashkar [More Info]
Founder & CEO
Hult Prize
Lois Backon [More Info]
Executive Director, Head of Strategic Community Partnerships, Global Philanthropy
JPMorgan Chase
Caroline Barlerin [More Info]
Director of Global Community Involvement
Amy Bell [More Info]
Vice President, Social Finance
JPMorgan Chase
Charles Best [More Info]
Founder & CEO
Bill Brindley [More Info]
CEO & Executive Director
Derek Brooks [More Info]
Director, System Development
ChildFund International
Kathy Brown [More Info]
SVP, Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility
Jimmy Canton [More Info]
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
Maureen Casey [More Info]
Managing Director, Military & Veterans Affairs
JPMorgan Chase
Dr. Jason Clay [More Info]
SVP, Market Transformation
World Wildlife Fund
Glenn Close [More Info]
Actress/Producer, Trillium Productions Inc.; Co-Founder
Bring Change 2 Mind
Andrea Coleman [More Info]
CEO, Office of Innovation
NYC Department of Education
Nimrod Elmish [More Info]
I.G. Cardboard Technologies
Dawn Engle [More Info]
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Daniel Epstein [More Info]
Unreasonable Group
Jeffrey Falkenstein [More Info]
Vice President for Data Architecture
Foundation Center
Kate Fletcher [More Info]
Founder & Executive Director
Hekima Place
Willy Foote [More Info]
Founder & CEO
Root Capital
Alexia Forhan [More Info]
Science Teacher and Technology Coach
Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School
Heather Franzese [More Info]
Executive Director
Good World Solutions
Steve Gleason [More Info]
Former NFL Player; Founder
Team Gleason Foundation
Adam Grant [More Info]
Author, Award-Winning Teacher, Researcher & Tenured Management Professor
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Richard Hall [More Info]
Director, Global Strategic Alliances
Intel Corporation
Alan Hassenfeld [More Info]
Chairman of the Executive Committee
Henry Hipps [More Info]
Senior Program Officer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Adam Hirsch [More Info]
SVP, Emerging Media and Technology
Edelman Digital
Michael Horn [More Info]
Clayton Christensen Institute
Jonathan Hsu [More Info]
Claire Huang [More Info]
Chief Marketing Officer
JP Morgan Chase
Vanessa Hurst [More Info]
Founder, Developers for Good; Co-Founder
Girls Develop It
Jane Hynes [More Info]
SVP, Communications
Okello Kelo Sam [More Info]
Randall Kempner [More Info]
Executive Director
Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)
Will Kennedy [More Info]
Senior Programme Officer, UN Office for Partnerships
United Nations
Noah Kerner [More Info]
CEO & Chief Creative Officer
Craig Kielburger [More Info]
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Free the Children
Rose Kirk [More Info]
Verizon Foundation
Zeev Klein [More Info]
General Partner
Landmark Ventures
Allyson Knox [More Info]
Director Education Policy, US Government Affairs
Libby Leffler [More Info]
Strategic Partner Manager
Dr. Michael Levine [More Info]
Executive Director
Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Street Workshop
Brian Lewis [More Info]
International Society for Technology & Education
Nastia Liukin [More Info]
Olympic Gold Medalist, 2008 Beijing Olympics Champion
Sebastian Majewski [More Info]
Impact & Analysis Coordinator
Rooney Mara [More Info]
Actress; Ambassador, Oxfam America; President
Uweza Foundation
Ali Marano [More Info]
Head of Technology For Good
JPMorgan Chase
Ken Mehlman [More Info]
Member & Global Head of Public Affairs
Juan Montes [More Info]
Chief Technology Officer
Museum of Modern Art
Bridget Moynahan [More Info]
Actress; Celebrity Ambassador
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
Dr. Maura O'Neill [More Info]
Chief Innovation Officer
Johann Olav Koss [More Info]
Founder, President & CEO
Right to Play
Dr. Robert C. Orr [More Info]
Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Strategic Planning
United Nations
Dan Pallotta [More Info]
Entrepreneur, Author, and Humanitarian Activist
Advertising for Humanity
Marc Pollick [More Info]
Founder and President
The Giving Back Fund
Zeenat Rahman [More Info]
Secretary Kerry’s Special Adviser on Global Youth Issues
U.S. Department of State
Ben Rayer [More Info]
Founder & CEO
Touchstone Education
Denise Restauri [More Info]
Founder & CEO
Dr. Karen Rheuban [More Info]
Professor of Pediatrics, Director
UVA Center for Telehealth
Annette Richardson [More Info]
Senior Advisor
United Nations Office for Partnerships
Stephen Ritz [More Info]
Vice President, Poverty Tools & Insights
Green Bronx Machine
Kathleen Rooney Mara [More Info]
Christopher Rush [More Info]
Co-Founder & Chief Program Officer
New Classrooms
Jesse Schultz [More Info]
Social Innovation Coordinator
Warby Parker
Shannon Schuyler [More Info]
US Corporate Responsibility Leader
Jeff Senne [More Info]
Director of Corporate Responsibility & Operations Lead
Premal Shah [More Info]
Co-Founder & President
Jennifer Silberman [More Info]
VP for Global Corporate Responsibility
Hilton Worldwide
Jack Sim [More Info]
Founder & Director
World Toilet Organization
Andrew Solomon [More Info]
Award-Winning Writer and Lecturer
Far From the Tree
Jessica Stam [More Info]
Model, Celebrity & Activist; Ambassador
Zak Stengel [More Info]
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
Dr. Scott Stimpfel [More Info]
Assistant Dean of Student Engagement & Innovation
NYU Stern School of Business
Rebecca Stoeckle [More Info]
VP, Director, Health & Technology
Education Development Center (EDC)
Colonel David W. Sutherland [More Info]
U.S. Army (Ret.); Co-Founder & Chairman
Center for Military & Veterans Community Services (Dixon Center)
Ivan Suvanjieff [More Info]
Tom Szaky [More Info]
Chade-Meng Tan [More Info]
Jolly Good Fellow
Rob Tarkoff [More Info]
President & CEO
Robert Tas [More Info]
Managing Director, Head of Digital Marketing
JPMorgan Chase
Robert Torres [More Info]
Senior Program Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Alan VanderMolen [More Info]
Vice Chairman, President & CEO, Global Practices
Magatte Wade [More Info]
Founder & CEO
Yana Watson Kakar [More Info]
Dalberg Global Development Advisors
Dalila Wilson-Scott [More Info]
Acting President, Global Philanthropy
JPMorgan Chase
John Wood [More Info]
Founder & Board Co-Chair
Room to Read
Steve Wright [More Info]
Vice President, Poverty Tools & Insights
Grameen Foundation
Pat Yongpradit [More Info]
Teacher, Springbrook High School

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