Brilliant businessman, entrepreneur and provocateur who pioneered the way for corporate social responsibility and impact investing. Co-founder of billion dollar fund manager Calvert Funds and so many other visionary endeavors. Together we brought the Enterprise Innovation Fund at the beginning of the Obama administration to incentivize more risk capital in impact investments.
I met Sanga for the the first time in 2011 at the Unreasonable Institute. There with intelligence, charm and a deep seated passion to improve his sister's life he launched Eco-Fuel Africa, a bio-char company in Uganda and has since become a household name in the world of social entrepreneurship.
Social entrepreneur Javier Lozano started Clinicas del Azucar to help solve Mexico's number one killer - diabetes. Aimed at lower economic neighborhoods in Monterrey, the much acclaimed Clinicas will soon spread to the entire country. A Halloran investment, I sit on their Board of Directors.
David is a master of storytelling and immersive 360 visualization and an unsung hero in helping people see the world as a whole system. He is a fellow board member of the Buckminster Fuller Institute home to "sustainability's highest award" - The BFI Challenge.
Astrophysicist and visionary Executive Editor of MIT Press published the Leonardo Journal founded by his father Frank Malina, one of the first rocket scientists and co-founder of the Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL). Roger and I co-founded Creative Disturbance in 2000, probably the first online social network for interdisciplinary collaboration.
Steve is one of the most creative and connected producers I know. What keeps me by his side though is his deep passion for fearlessly driving projects that can positively impact our planet at both grass roots and top institutional scales.
Harry Halloran and Tony Carr, entrepreneurs and business partners who see business as the primary catalyst for creating the world we all want. After convincing them to be the first major sponsor of SOCAP I went on to help them build Halloran Philanthropies as their Senior Advisor.
Brilliant and passionate marketing expert with a big heart for helping companies do the right thing. Together we launched BeDo to do just that. A little ahead of its time but with a vision we hope to yet fulfill.
One of Mexico's greatest rock stars. Thanks to Diana Garcia we convinced her to give a TedX Oaxaca talk/performance in 2014. There she immersed herself in what we are doing with social innovation on the ground in Oaxaca. Ximena became a passionate voice for us and returned to headline CATAPULTAFEST in 2015. Click on her photo to see her talk.
Together with Laura Merians they captured the story of CATAPULTA in a video soon to be released. Affonso is an award winning editor with credits like "True Detective" and the recently claimed "Carol."
Kevin is a long time collaborator and partner with me in Collective Intelligence, Xigi and SOCAP, the social capital markets conference. An investigative reporter at heart with a keen eye for knowing where to look next and how to build something great around it.
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Artist, dancer, choreographer and daughter of legendary polymath Buckminster Fuller. Allegra brings incredible intelligence, wit, creativity and most importantly - integrity - to everything she touches.
Vicente REYES is a social entrepreneur from Oaxaca, Mexico. Founder of EL SEÑORIO MEZCAL, a category pioneer purchased by a major company in 2009. Now founder of SUIN a natural prebiotic drink made for children based on agave, and ENCUENTRO AGAVE, promoting sustainable agave practices.