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05 Jun: Impact Investing with John Hoffmire

About John Hoffmire:John’s achievements in both the academic and business worlds are extensive and – having participated in work, research and speaking tours in 99 countries – John is regarded as one of the leading experts in his field. His pioneering approach has led to achievements such as: leading the first sale of shares for a microfinance bank to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan at K-REP in Kenya.John is chairman of Cadence Innova, a change management consulting firm based in London. Before

10 May: 2X Wealth Group: Investment Management Catered to Women

About Lori Zager:Finance has been an unlikely and lifelong interest of mine. I grew up in the South watching Louis Rukeyser on Friday nights with my father. He paid for my East Coast education by investing in the stock market. I majored in Economics, which suited my early love of math and financial markets. My aptitude for finance led me to work for major Wall Street firms. I opened the San Francisco offices and led local operations for DLJ, UBS and Bank of Montreal. After dealing with portfolio

06 May: Allen Miner – SunBridge Group

Allen Miner was born in 1961 in Utah, United States. After graduating from Brigham Young University in 1986, he joined Oracle Corporation in the United States. From 1987 he assisted in the launch of Oracle Japan as its first representative and laid the foundation for growth of record-setting magnitude. Even after that he continued taking an active part in the management of Oracle Corporation’s headquarters in the United States. As the representative director of SunBridge which was established in

08 Apr: How Hire An Esquire Is Revolutionizing Hiring For Contract Attorneys

As an attorney, Julia became intrigued by the contract attorney world and those that occupied it – novelists, opera singers, entrepreneurs and dedicated travelers.Julia is Hire an Esquire’s CEO and is based in San Francisco. She has previously been an adjunct law professor, Am Law 200 contract attorney, and subject matter expert for legal industry clients.Bio sourced: hireanesquire.comAlan: Can you share a little about your background?Julia: I was and am an attorney and I practiced at a large

25 Feb: Venktesh Shukla: His Journey into the VC World

Venk is a General Partner at Monta Vista Capital. With a varied background in sales, marketing and general management, Venk has a proven track record of leading companies through rapid growth. He has worked as a senior marketing executive in large technology companies in Silicon Valley and has been involved with numerous early stage companies as an executive, investor, board member, or advisor.As president of The Indus Entrepreneur (TiE), he presides over one of the most powerful networks

28 Dec: Restoring the California Dream

Lenny Mendonca is a Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company. He is a Lecturer on Inequality at the Stanford Business School. He is also the Managing Partner of the Coastside News Group (Half Moon Bay Review). He founded McKinsey’s U.S. state and local public sector consulting practice. He also oversaw their knowledge development, Chairing the McKinsey Global Institute and the Firm’s communications, including the McKinsey Quarterly. He served for a decade on the McKinsey Shareholder Council

27 Dec: The Man Behind Morganstar Media

Four decades ago at, Randall Morgan was finishing up a Master’s degree at Stanford University, when he was approached by Jane Goodall to assist in the production of a documentary film on her work with gorillas. Since then, Randall and his wife, DeAnna have been traveling the world filming documentaries with their company Morganstar Media. Alan: Can you tell us about your background and how you ended up working with Jane Goodall?Randall: I was a graduate student at Stanford, and had just finished

27 Dec: Holding the Sun, Poems of Inspiration from the Travels of DeAnna Morgan

Question: Your husband, Randal Morgan, has a documentary film degree out of Stanford, how did get involved in helping with documentaries and what role was that?DeAnna: I always was in the background with the work that he was doing, but then there was an opportunity that I had that I saw come up to direct a film. We were doing a film for Youth Homes, a wonderful organization that helps at risk children. Randal was working on another project and so I said would you mind if I directed the Youth

10 Dec: Service Through Public Health

Dr. Eapen completed his MBBS from Trivandrum medical college in India in 1976 and Pediatric training at Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India. Dr. Eapen left his kith and kin, the security and familiarity of the country that he was born and brought up and reached the shores of Africa, where he worked as the Director of Pediatric Unit in Agha Khan Hospital in Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania in 1980. In pursuit of his passion for reaching out to many more, he accepted an offer to teach in Sub-Sahara,

01 Dec: The Power of Investing With ESG

Peter Kellner is Founder & Managing Partner of Richmond Global Ventures, a venture capital fund investing in disruptive technologies globally and leveraging the 30 country network of Endeavor Global, an NGO he co-founded in 1996 to identify and cultivate the highest-impacting entrepreneurs in the world. He spearheaded Endeavor’s launch—building offices and identifying entrepreneurs—initially in Latin America, the Middle East, and North America. Endeavor is currently pursuing launching Endeavor