Speakers & Attendees

More than 50 presenters will be coming to Transform. This page will be updated as confirmations are made. Interested in being a speaker? Let us know!

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Nora Bateson

Award-winning filmmaker, writer and educator

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Carol Sanford

Recognized thought leader working side by side with Fortune 500 and new economy executives

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Kwaku Osei

Founder & CEO of Cooperative Capital.

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Ferananda Ibarra

Holo Host, a Distributed Hosting Ecosystem and Holochain.org

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Ethan Soloviev

EVP of Research at HowGood and an owner of High Falls Farm

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Fyodor Ovchinnikov

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Institute for Evolutionary Leadership

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Daisy Ozim

CEO, Resilient Wellness Advisor, Blockchain for Social Justice

Companies, Organizations and Funds

  • Tides Foundation
  • RSF Social Finance
  • ImpactAssets
  • MetaIntegral
  • Regenerate Illinois
  • Ejido Verde
  • Pitch & Flow
  • Lundquist College of Business, Univer
  • Friends Rehabilitation Program
  • Your Mark on the World Center
  • Goddard College
  • Impact Entrepreneur, LLC
  • Palladium
  • Guidelight Strategies
  • Amalgamated Bank
  • Generation Investment Management
  • Carol Sanford Institute
  • Green Business Base Camp
  • Refinery
  • Rianta Capital Zurich
  • The New School
  • People Centered Internet
  • Dignity Capital
  • Center for Cultural Innovation
  • Adaptive Edge
  • Regen Network
  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity
  • Shareable
  • SecondMuse

Confirmed Speakers

Nora Bateson: Award-winning filmmaker, writer and educator, as well as President of the International Bateson Institute, based in Sweden.

Carol Sanford: Recognized thought leader working side by side with Fortune 500 and new economy executives in designing and leading systemic business change and design.P

Ferananda Ibarra: Holo Host, a Distributed Hosting Ecosystem and Holochain.org which solves many of the bottlenecks of the blockchain and allows for the design of circular economies for the Commons.

Bill Baue: Systems Change Catalyst and Senior Director at Reporting 3.0

Ethan Soloviev: EVP of Research at HowGood and an owner of High Falls Farm.

Neal Gorenflo: Exec Director, Shareable, a nonprofit that explores sharing, the commons, and the common good as key to the good life through reporting, campaigns, and consulting.

Fyodor Ovchinnikov: Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Institute for Evolutionary Leadership -a social enterprise that builds leadership capacity in public, private, and social sectors to addressworld’s pressing challenges

Sam Alemayehu: Managing Director of Cambridge Group Companies and CEO of Cambridge Industries Energy. He currently leads CGC’s investment efforts in Africa and handles the operation of Cambridge’s renewable energy mission in the continent.

Chid Liberty: CEO Liberty & Justice, Africa’s leading ethical apparel manufacturing company.

Rodger Savory: Savory Grassland Management and Land of Milk and Honey, California

Nick Smoot: Founder, Innovation Collective, an organization aiming to help everyone in the world understand and prepare for the future of work.

Nancy Mancilla: CEO of North America’s leading provider of sustainability management services – ISOS Group.

Jonny Price: Director of Business Development, WeFunder

Shally Shanker: Founder & Managing Partner AiiM Partners which invests in companies building technologies that solve complexsocial and environmental issues.

Laurie Lane Zucker: Founder & CEO at Impact Entrepreneur Center, the premier global NETWORK for “systems-minded” entrepreneurs,investors, scholars and students of social and environmental innovation

Moderators

Kevin Jones: A serial entrepreneur successful (with his wife Rosa Lee Harden as business partner) eight out of eight times. (His one business failure happens to be the one he did without her). Kevin co created SOCAP, the worlds largest impact investing and social enterprise gathering.

Nick Aster: Strategic sustainability professional and media architect with a successful track record guiding companies and organizations on CSR & sustainability. Founder of TriplePundit.com the world’s most well read sustainable business publication.