Speakers at SOCAP14


PLEASE NOTE: Due to the urgency and the high-level at which the Ebola crisis has escalated in West Africa, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah has cancelled his trip to San Francisco. His Chief of Staff Margaret Sullivan will be speaking at SOCAP in his place.


SOCAP14 will feature 300+ of the world’s leading impact speakers, including:


Trisha Wood-Santos, Gates Foundation

Judy Wicks, BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies)

Adam Werbach, Yerdle

Eric Weaver, Opportunity Fund

Drew von Glahn, World Bank

Julie Vennewitz-Pierce, eBay Foundation

Shalu Umapathy, IDEO.org

Emily Tucker, Grameen Foundation

Arun Sundararajan, NYU Stern

Mark Straub, Khosla Impact

Robynn Steffen, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Dave Stangis, Campbell Soup Company

Harvindar Singh, Whole Foods

Nikki Silvestri, Green For All

Lisa Sharon Harper, Sojourners

Neil Grimmer, Plum Organics

Margaret Sullivan, USAID

Arjan Schütte, Core Innovation Capital

Benjamin Schmerler, Root Capital

Abby Sarmac, The Lemelson Foundation

Douglas Sabo, Visa Inc.

Anita Roth, Airbnb

Judith Rodin, The Rockefeller Foundation

Vineet Rai, Intellecap

Jose Quinonez, Mission Asset Fund

Jonny Price, Kiva Zip

Ben Powell, Agora Partnerships


Susan Phinney Silver, Packard Foundation

Andi Phillips, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

Janelle Orsi, Sustainable Economies Law Center

Jean Nudelman, Kaiser Permanente

Deb Nelson, Social Venture Network

Alexander Neckles, Impact Assets

Michelle Long, BALLE (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies)

Heidi Krauel Patel, New Island Capital

Charly Kleissner, KL Felicitas

Lisa Kleissner, KL Felicitas Foundation

Freada Kapor Klein, Kapor Capital

Douglas Jutte, Build Healthy Places Network

Shalaka Joshi, Toniic

Hilary Irby, Morgan Stanley

Katie Hunt-Morr, Etsy

Catherine Hoke, Defy Ventures

Nicolas Hazard, CALSO/ Groupe SOS

Randy Haykin, The Gratitude Network

Kit Hayes, Peers

Pamela Hawley, UniversalGiving

Gary Hattem, Deutsche Bank

Ben Gucciardi, Soccer Without Borders

Jonathan Greenblatt, The White House

Angela Granger, Experian

Cesar Gonzalez, StartingBloc

Christie George, New Media Ventures


Lisa Gansky, Mesh

Andrea Funsten, Tumml

John Fullerton, Capital Institute

Victoria Fram, Village Capital

Willy Foote, Root Capital

Eileen Fisher, Starbucks

Marlon Evans, Hewlett Packard

Lindsey Engh, Impact Hub Seattle

Jed Emerson, ImpactAssets

Claudine Emeott, Kiva

Debra Dunn, Stanford d.school and FEED Collaborative

Penelope Douglas, Mission Hub

Simon Desjardins, Shell Foundation

Andrea Davila, Echoing Green

Allison Cook, Story of Stuff

Katherine Collins, Honeybee Capital

B. Cole Brown, Boi Project

Patricia Chin-Sweeney, I-DEV International

Denise Cheng, MIT Center for Civic Media

Ann-Mei, Chang Mercy Corps

Emily Castor, Lyft

Rose Broome, HandUp

Jonathan Brack, Code 2040

Fred Blackwell, The San Francisco Foundation

Ricardo Bayon, EKO Asset Management

Amy Armstrong, 100 Resilient Cities

Sean Ansett, At Stake Advisors & Fairphone

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