Social Innovation Summit 2012

December 5, 2012
9:00 am - 5:15 pm PST
At the Social Innovation Summit 2012, executive leaders explore the strategies and business innovations affecting social transformation across the corporate, investment, government, and nonprofit sectors


Tuesday, December 4

2:00 pm PST Opening Remarks to the Social Innovation Summit     Watch On-Demand
Dan't Lewin, Corporate VP of Strategic & Emerging Business Development at Microsoft, gives the opening remarks to the Social Innovation Summit 2012.
2:30 pm PST Creative Commons CEO: The Keys to Effective Partnerships     Watch On-Demand
A panel of technology experts, including Catherine Casserly, CEO of Creative Commons, discuss the keys to effective partnerships.
3:00 pm PST Why Being Unreasonable Jumpstarts Social Innovation     Watch On-Demand
Daniel Epstein, founder of the Unreasonable Institute, explains why being unreasonable jumpstarts social innovation.
3:10 pm PST Skype CMO on Creativity & Successful Social Communication     Watch On-Demand
A panel of telecommunication experts, including Elisa Steele, CMO of Skype, discuss how content, creativity, and execution are a recipe for successful social communication.
4:35 pm PST Re-establishing Social and Economic Mobility for Families     Watch On-Demand
Maurice Lim Miller, founder and CEO of the Family Independence Initiative, talks about how to re-establish social and economic mobility for families.
4:50 pm PST How Social Innovation Surpasses Good, and Becomes Great     Watch On-Demand
Experts in community outreach and philanthropy, including Chairman Peter Bloom, discuss how social innovation surpasses good, and becomes great.
5:30 pm PST Olympic Champions Clay & Weggemann on Creating Success     Watch On-Demand
Olympic Champions Bryan Clay and Mallory Weggemann discuss how discipline and training create success.

Wednesday, December 5

9:00 am PST Creating Breakthrough Innovations for Social Change     Watch On-Demand
Rob Shelton and Robert Wolcott introduce the 2012 Social Innovation Summit and how to create breakthrough innovations for social change.

  • Rob Shelton, Managing Director, Lead for Innovation - PwC
  • Robert Wolcott, Co-Founder & Executive Director - Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN), Kellogg School of Management & Partner - Clareo Partners LLC
9:15 am PST Taking Social Innovation to Scale - A Case Study     Watch On-Demand
A expert panel of social innovators and entrepreneurs discuss how to take social innovation to business scale.

  • Ted Gonder, Co-Founder & Executive Director - Moneythink
  • Ayesha Khanna, President, Civic Incubator - Points of Light
  • Cedric Hodgeman, Co-Founder - UBELONG
  • Moderator: Rob Shelton, Managing Director, Lead for Innovation - PwC
9:45 am PST Digital Learning: Integrating Skype into the Classroom     Watch On-Demand
President of Skype Tony Bates talks about how Skype can be integrated into the classroom to improve teaching and learning.

  • Tony Bates, President - Skype
10:05 am PST Digital Philanthropy: Using Social Media for Social Good     Watch On-Demand
Melissa Waggener Zorkin discusses how digital philanthropy and social media can be used for social good.

  • Melissa Waggener Zorkin, CEO, President & Founder - Waggener Edstrom
11:15 am PST Girls Who Code: A Future for Girls in Computer Science     Watch On-Demand
Kristen Titus, Executive Director of Girls Who Code, talks about new opportunities in computing and coding for young women and how to get the next generation of programmers interested in computer science.

  • Kristen Titus, Executive Director - Girls Who Code
11:25 am PST Next Generation Youth Leadership: Microsoft Imagine Cup     Watch On-Demand
Dan'l Lewin, VP of Strategic and Emerging Business Development for Microsoft, talks to the recipients of the Microsoft Imagine Cup Award about kick-starting ideas and seeing their plans become a reality.

Microsoft Imagine Cup Award Recipients
  • Moderator: Dan'l Lewin, Corporate VP, Strategic & Emerging Business Development - Microsoft
11:55 am PST Being the Change: PeaceJam and Nobel Laureates Reach Out     Watch On-Demand
Co-Founders and Executive Directors of PeaceJam Ivan Suvanjieff and Dawn Engle discuss going from cold calling Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to working with hundreds of thousands of young people across 39 countries to put peace into practice.

  • Ivan Suvanjieff & Dawn Engle, Co-Founders & Executive Directors - PeaceJam
12:05 pm PST Inside Innovation: Thinking Like an Intrapreneur     Watch On-Demand
A panel of business executives look at the importance of speaking up and how "intrapeneurs," innovators who work within existing organizations, move companies forward.

  • Marika McCauley Sine, Director, International Public Affairs - The Coca-Cola Company
  • Chris Librie, Director, Environmental and Health Initiatives - HP
  • Anupam Bhargava, Chief Executive Officer - Clearwater Systems
  • Moderator: Rahul Raj, Director, Sustainability + Merchandising Innovation -
1:35 pm PST Digital Bedside Manner: Improving Healthcare Delivery     Watch On-Demand
Kathy English, Global Senior Director Healthcare & Public Sector Marketing from Cisco, and urologist Dr. William Kennedy look at how new advances in medical and social technology are getting results to doctors and patients.

  • Kathy English, Global Senior Director Healthcare & Public Sector Marketing - Cisco
  • Dr. William Kennedy, Associate Professor of Urology - Stanford University School of Medicine; Chief, Pediatric Urology - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
2:00 pm PST Global Health Corp: Innovation to Promote Global Health     Watch On-Demand
Barbara Bush and Adanna Chukwuma from Global Health Corps ask innovators to recognize the urgency of getting health care access and education to developing countries.

  • Barbara Bush, Executive Director, Co-founder - Global Health Corps
  • Adanna Chukwuma, Division of Strategic Health Planning; and Health Policy Fellow - Global Health Corps, City of Newark, New Jersey
2:15 pm PST Developing World Tech: DNA Barcoding and Well Building     Watch On-Demand
Paull Young, Director of Digital at Charity:Water, joins Dr. David Schindel, Executive Secretary of the Consortium for the Barcode of Life from the Smithsonian Institution, to discuss transformative technologies and how to revolutionize impact.

  • Paull Young, Director of Digital - charity: water
  • Dr. David Schindel, Executive Secretary - Consortium for the Barcode of Life, Smithsonian Institution
2:25 pm PST Lights, Camera, Activism: YouTube and Global Change     Watch On-Demand
A panel of business executives look at the importance of speaking up and how "intrapeneurs," innovators who work within existing organizations like entrepreneurs, are moving companies forward.

  • Nirvan Mullick, Partner - Interconnected; Director - Caine's Arcade
  • Moderator: Hunter Walk, Head of Social Good Initiatives - YouTube
3:50 pm PST How Word Gets Out: Building a Movement Behind Stories     Watch On-Demand
Emily Leys, from Room to Read, Martha Adams, from 10x10 Girl Rising, and Tamsin Smith, from SlipStream Strategy, describe how their nonprofits became a part of movements and how they inspire others to join in.

  • Emily Leys, Global Director - Room to Read
  • Martha Adams, Producer & Creative Director - 10x10 Girl Rising
  • Tamsin Smith, Founder & President - SlipStream Strategy
  • Moderator: Shelly Esque, President - Intel Foundation
4:20 pm PST A Hand Up: Millennials and the Opportunity Divide     Watch On-Demand
A panel featuring the executive directors from Tipping Point and Year Up look at the opportunities and expectations for Millennials and how young adults are breaking away from the economic mainstream.

  • Linda Kornahrens, Executive Director - JPMorgan Chase
  • Jay Banfield, Executive Director, Year Up Bay Area - Year Up
  • Daniel Lurie, Founder & CEO - Tipping Point
  • Moderator: Patrice Martin, Co-Lead & Creative Director -
4:50 pm PST Khan Academy & Google: Measuring Education in Analytics     Watch On-Demand
Sal Khan, CEO & Founder of the Khan Academy, and Jacquelline Fuller, Director of Charitable Giving and Advocacy at Google, discuss how data analytics drive "a free world-class education for anyone anywhere" to be more intuitive.

  • Sal Khan, CEO & Founder - Khan Academy
  • Jacquelline Fuller, Director, Charitable Giving and Advocacy - Google

About this conference

The Social Innovation Summit 2012 in Silicon Valley explores "What's Next?" in the world of Social Innovation. Participants will include hundreds of top Fortune 500 Corporate Executives, Venture Capitalists, Government Leaders, Emerging Market Investors, Foundation Heads and Social Entrepreneurs eager to discuss social challenges, analyze innovative approaches and build lasting partnerships that enable them and their organizations to affect positive social change.

About Social Innovation Summit

Presented by Landmark Ventures, The Social Innovation Summit brings together top executives and thought leaders from around the globe to discuss opportunities for leveraging technology & innovation to affect social change. Attendees discuss philanthropic trends and analyze innovative approaches for problem solving.

The Summit promotes the building of lasting partnerships that enable organizations to discover new means of engaging with social challenges.

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