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Antony Bugg-Levine


Antony Bugg-Levine is the CEO of Nonprofit Finance Fund, a national nonprofit and financial intermediary that unlocks the potential of mission-driven organizations through tailored investment, strategic advice, and accessible insights. In this role, he oversees more than $340million of investment capital and a national consulting practice, and works with a range of philanthropic, private sector and government partners to develop and implement innovative approaches to financing social change. Mr. Bugg-Levine writes and speaks on the evolution of the social sector and the emergence of the global impact investing industry. He is the co-author ofImpact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference (Wiley, 2011). As a Managing Director at the Rockefeller Foundation, Mr. Bugg-Levine designed and led the initiative, Harnessing the Power of Impact Investing. He is the founding board chair of the Global Impact Investing Network and convened the 2007 meeting that coined the phrase “impact investing.” Previously, Mr. Bugg-Levine was the country director for Kenya and Uganda for TechnoServe, a nongovernmental organization that develops and implements business solutions to rural poverty. Earlier in his career, as a consultant with McKinsey, he advised Fortune 100 clients in the financial services and health care sectors, and helped develop new frameworks for incorporating social dynamics into corporate strategy. He is an associate adjunct professor in the Social Enterprise Program at the Columbia Business School.

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Ashara Ekundayo


Ashara Ekundayo is a cultural worker and connector of the urban landscape and has served as catalyst, curator, educator, and producer for more than 23 years. Considered a thought-leader and strategic executor, she honed her business skills in the non-profit sector and is often found moderating or presenting in forums exploring the intersections of sustainable design, money, and meaning. As a consultant she works with organizations to build capacity for increased community engagement through the uses of creative arts practice, exhibition, and project management. A Certified Permaculture Designer, serial social entrepreneur, and lifetime activist committed to social justice, Ashara has supported individuals and companies in the redesign of their brand and marketing strategies utilizing a myriad of tools and practices. Her many interests and talents have gained her the loving title of "Jedi" by her peers and clients.

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Cathy Clark


Named in 2014 one of the top 20 women in the USA working in philanthropy social innovation and civic engagement Cathy Clark has been an active pioneer researchers educator and consultant for over 25 years in the fields of impact investing and social entrepreneurship. She serves as Faculty Director at the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University s Fuqua School of Business where she founded and directs the CASE i3 Initiative on Impact Investing and co leads the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD) an accelerator working to scale impact of global health ventures in India and East Africa. She is also lead author of CASE s online learning series for impact entrepreneurs CASE Smart Impact Capital and co author of CASE s ScalingPathways series in partnership with the Skoll Foundation USAID s Global Development Lab and MercyCorps.A former impact investment fund manager and private foundation program officer who taught at Columbia Business School for 9 years before coming to Duke Clark s work has helped thousands of entrepreneurs investors intermediaries and governments around the globe improve their ability to use business as a tool for good. She helped develop the standards for B Corporations and has coordinated global research across 15 universities using data from $4.5 billion of impact assets under management and from over 11000 impact entrepreneurs in 29 countries. Clark was also the sole academic member of the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce US National Advisory Board and was invited to track $2.5 billion in new impact investments by the Obama White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Engagement. She is co author of The Impact Investor Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism which reached #18 in finance textbooks on Amazon in 2014. Cathy holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Columbia Business School and has published over 25 books articles and case studies. She publishes #OnImpact a weekly newsletter on impact investing and social innovation read in over 100 countries and tweets at cathyhc.

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Dan Schulman


Head of American Express’ Enterprise Growth Group, established in 2011 to pursue new forms of payments and digital commerce that open American Express to new customer segments, new geographies across the world, and new products and services. - Launched the Serve platform in March 2011, offering person-to-person, mobile, online transaction and traditional swipe capabilities in a single account, giving consumers a new way to spend, send and receive money. - Following the launch of Serve, worked to establish business relationships in the mobile, e-commerce, not-for-profit and gaming space to build capabilities and drive distribution of the Serve platform including, carriers Sprint and Verizon Wireless, AOL’s Patch, Ticketmaster and the American Red Cross.

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Danae Ringelmann


Danae Ringelmann co-founded Indiegogo in 2007 with a mission to democratize fundraising and has since helped to propel the company into the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. Today, Danae leads the Indiegogo’s Customer Happiness division, driving total customer satisfaction and ensuring that Indiegogo consistently exceeds expectations. She also steers the company’s employee culture and values initiatives. Danae was listed on Fast Company ‘s Top 50 Women Innovators in Technology in 2011, and AWNY awarded Danae the "No Apologies" Changemaker award in April 2013. Danae frequently speaks at conferences around the world, including TEDx, SXSW and CeBIT. Danae also testified before the House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations on “Financing America's Small Businesses: Innovative Ideas for Raising Capital” in June 2013.

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Douglas Atkin


Douglas is Head of Community and E-staff member at Airbnb. He is founder of theglueproject, a blog and venture to create social glue through Community. Founding Partner of Purpose, an organization that mobilizes millions for social change. Board Member of AllOut.org, the world’s largest LBGT movement.

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Dr. Rajiv Shah


Dr. Rajiv Shah serves as the 16th Administrator of USAID and leads the efforts of more than 9,600 professionals in 80 missions around the world. Since being sworn in on Dec. 31, 2009, Shah managed the U.S. Government's response to the devastating 2010 earthquake in Port-au-Prince, Haiti; co-chaired the State Department's first review of American diplomacy and development operations; and now spearheads President Barack Obama's landmark Feed the Future food security initiative. He is also leading “USAID Forward,” an extensive set of reforms to USAID's business model focusing on seven key areas, including procurement, science & technology, and monitoring & evaluation. Before becoming USAID's Administrator, Shah served as undersecretary for research, education and economics, and as chief scientist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. At USDA, he launched the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, which significantly elevated the status and funding of agricultural research.

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Jacquelline Fuller


Jacquelline Fuller leads Google.org which provides more than $100 million yearly to support tech innovators making transformational impact in areas such as education development and renewable energy. Jacquelline joined Google in 2007 and serves as the Managing Director in charge of Google s philanthropic work and advocacy. Jacquelline previously served as Deputy Director of Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where she was a member of the senior management team for eight years. In 2004 2005 Jacquelline and her family moved to Delhi India where she helped to launch a $300 million health initiative for the Gates Foundation. Prior experience also includes serving as speechwriter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Louis Sullivan. Jacquelline ghostwrote the inspirational autobiography Never Forget by Kay Coles James. She received her BA in political science from UCLA and a Masters in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. She serves on the board of Eastern Congo Initiative.

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Leila Janah


Leila Janah is a social entrepreneur using technology and lean business methods to promote social and economic justice. The concept of “sama,” the root word for equality or fairness in many languages, is the guiding principle behind the Sama Group, a family of impact enterprises Janah founded and runs. The first of these is Samasource, an award-winning non-profit business that connects women and youth living in poverty to microwork — computer-based tasks that build skills and generate life-changing income, now part of the broader field of impact sourcing. Samasource has moved 20,000 people over the poverty line and spun out a domestic program, SamaUSA. In 2011, Janah co-founded Samahope, a crowdfunding site for medical treatments in developing countries.

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Matt Bannick


As managing partner, Matt leads all aspects of Omidyar Network’s operations and strategy. He works closely with the co-founders and board of directors to ensure that Omidyar Network achieves its long-term mission and strategic objectives. Matt brings a wide range of executive, international, and multi-sector experience to his leadership of Omidyar Network. From 1999 to 2007, Matt was a member of eBay Inc.’s executive staff and served in a number of senior executive roles. As the general manager and later as president of eBay International, Matt was largely responsible for building eBay’s global footprint and driving phenomenal revenue growth. He grew the company's global presence from five countries in mid 2000 to 25 countries two years later. During that time, he grew international revenue from approximately $2 million per quarter to more than $100 million per quarter. After eBay acquired PayPal in 2002, Matt was selected to be PayPal's first post-acquisition president and established PayPal as the global standard for online payments. Under his leadership, PayPal's revenue more than tripled in its first two years with eBay. In 2004, Matt returned to eBay International, increasing annual revenue to nearly $2 billion, which was nearly half of eBay marketplace revenue. Matt also spearheaded eBay's initiatives in Global Development and Citizenship, where he worked to bring the power of eBay to the developing world. Prior to joining eBay, Matt served for four years as the North American president of NavTeq, the leading provider of digital map databases for the in-vehicle navigation system and online routing markets. Prior to joining NavTeq, Matt was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, both in Europe and North America. Matt also served as a United States diplomat in Germany during the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall and German unification. Matt currently serves on the boards of Bridge International Academies, Endeavor, and Landesa. He earned an

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Sir Ronald Cohen


Sir Ronald Cohen is Chairman of The Portland Trust and Bridges Ventures and a Director of Social Finance. He was the founding partner and former chairman of Apax Partners. Sir Ronald is a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers, on the Board of Dean's Advisers at Harvard Business School, a Vice-Chairman of Ben Gurion University and a member of the University of Oxford Investment Committee. He is also a Trustee of the British Museum. He was a founder director and past chairman of the British Venture Capital Association and a founder director of the European Venture Capital Association. He was also a founder and former Vice-Chairman of EASDAQ and former director of NASDAQ Europe. He was Chairman of the Social Investment Taskforce and the Commission on Unclaimed Assets. He has recently published "The Second Bounce of the Ball - Turning Risk into Opportunity" about entrepreneurship. He is a graduate of Oxford University, where he was president of the Oxford Union, an Honorary Fellow of Exeter College, and has an MBA from Harvard Business School, to which he was awarded a Henry Fellowship. Sir Ronald was a recipient of the HBS Alumni Achievement Award.

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Van Jones


Van Jones is a globally recognized, award-winning pioneer in human rights and the clean-energy economy. Jones, who served as adviser to the White House Council on Environmental Quality, is currently a senior fellow in the Energy and Environment program at the Center For American Progress. He also holds a joint appointment as a distinguished visiting fellow in the Center for African American Studies and in the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

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William H.Draper


Having begun his venture capital career in 1959, William H. Draper III is one of America's first venture capitalists. Today, he is Managing Director of Draper Richards L.P and Draper International. He serves as the Co-Chairman of The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation. In 1965, Mr. Draper founded Sutter Hill Ventures. From 1981 to 1986, he was President and Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. Thereafter, Mr. Draper was the head of the United Nations Development Program from 1986 to 1993 and oversaw nearly 10,000 international aid projects. He is on the boards of the Hoover Institution, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, World Affairs Council of Northern California, United Nations Association-USA, and the Harvard Business School California Research Center Advisory Board. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the President's Council on International Activities at Yale University.

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