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Peter Senge

Senior Lecturer, Leadership and Sustainability, MIT Sloan School of Management and Founding Chair, Society of Organizational Learning and Founder, Academy for Systems Change

Peter Senge has been at the forefront of organizational learning, leadership development and systems change since his classic text The Fifth Discipline in 1990 and has been involved in founding organizations and networks to advance theory, method and practice like the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL), the Academy for Systems Change, and the new Center for Systems Awareness.   His work centers on promoting shared understanding of complex issues and shared leadership for healthier human systems and includes major initiatives focused on global food systems, climate change and the future of education.   The Fifth Discipline (over two million copies... Read more about Peter Senge

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Raj Sisodia

Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism, Babson College. Co-Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Conscious Capitalism

Raj Sisodia is FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson College, and Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Conscious Capitalism Inc. He has a Ph. D. in Marketing from Columbia University. Raj is co-author of the New York Times bestseller Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business (2013) and Wall Street Journal bestseller Everybody Matters (2015). He was named one of “Ten Outstanding Trailblazers of 2010” by Good Business International, and one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America for 2010 and 2011.... Read more about Raj Sisodia

Lauren Taylor

Lauren Taylor

Assistant Professor, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Lauren A Taylor, MDiv, PhD is an Assistant Professor in Department of Population Health at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. She researches the managerial and ethical challenges inherent in governing health care organizations and markets. While earning a Masters of Divinity at Harvard, she trained as a chaplain at Massachusetts General Hospital and in the Office of Ethics at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Virginia Tenpenny

Virginia Tenpenny

Chief Global Social Impact Officer, Starbucks Coffee Company

Virginia Tenpenny serves as Chief Global Social Impact Officer at Starbucks Coffee Company and has 20 years of U.S. and international experience in corporate social responsibility and philanthropy.  During her career she has overseen programs across ethical sourcing, women’s empowerment, civic engagement, hunger relief, and opportunity creation for underserved communities. In her current role, Virginia leads the strategy, governance, and operations for Starbucks “People Positive” initiative, which aims to improve the well-being of coffee farmers, employees, and communities for the next 50 years.  This initiative involves corporate philanthropy as well as social... Read more about Virginia Tenpenny

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Zeynep Ton

Professor of the Practice, MIT Sloan School of Management and Co-founder and President, Good Jobs Institute

Zeynep Ton is an adjunct associate professor in Operations Management at MIT Sloan School of Management and cofounder of the nonprofit Good Jobs Institute (GJI). Before MIT Sloan, Zeynep spent seven years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. Zeynep’s research explores how companies can design and manage their operations in a way that satisfies customers, employees, and investors simultaneously. In 2014, Zeynep published her findings in a book, The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits. The book draws on 15 years of research to show that the key to offering good... Read more about Zeynep Ton

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Tyler J. VanderWeele

Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director, Human Flourishing Program, Harvard University

Tyler J. VanderWeele, Ph.D., is the John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Professor of Epidemiology in the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director of the Human Flourishing Program and Co-Director of the Initiative on Health, Religion and Spirituality at Harvard University. He holds degrees from the University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University in mathematics, philosophy, theology, finance, and biostatistics. His methodological research is focused on theory and methods for distinguishing between association and causation in the biomedical and social... Read more about Tyler J. VanderWeele

Terri Von Lehmden

Terri Von Lehmden

Vice President, Human Resources, Toyota North America

Since joining Toyota in 2004, Terri Von Lehmden, Vice President of Human Resources at Toyota North America, has been passionate about driving connections and harnessing the power of purpose, culture and career. Her goal has always been to make Toyota a place where team members can dream, do and grow.  Throughout her career at Toyota, Terri has held responsibilities across multiple functions, including organizational management, strategic planning, and diversity and inclusion management. She has also led compensation and benefits, as well as talent acquisition, training and development. A trusted advisor to the chief human resources officer, Terri has played ... Read more about Terri Von Lehmden

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Ashley Whillans

Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Ashley Whillans, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, and a member of the Harvard Kennedy School's Behavioral Insights Group. She is also a Faculty Affiliate of the Business and Environment Initiative (HBS), the Human Flourishing Program (Public Health), and the Mind Brain and Behavior Interfaculty Initiative. She received her PhD in Social Psychology from the University of British Columbia in November, 2017 and at HBS in July, 2017. During her PhD, her research was funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and her PhD Dissertation won the CAGS Distinguished Thesis... Read more about Ashley Whillans

Darren White

Darren White

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aduro

Dr. Darren White is founder and Chief Executive Officer at Aduro, a human performance company that promotes health, well-being and performance in corporate workplaces. Dr. White brings a unique outlook to the healthcare sector, combining his vast patient experience with the intricacies of the employee well-being industry as he drives greater personalization through technology and innovation.  Prior to founding Aduro, Dr. White was Founder, Chief Executive Officer of Clear Chiropractic, a small chain of wellness clinics in the Puget Sound Area. Dr. White is also the founding member of the Upper Cervical Council of the International Chiropractors Association... Read more about Darren White