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Leading Toward A Regenerative Economy

Join us for a conversation with Jorge Fontanez, CEO of B Lab Us & Canada and Rich Fernandez, SIYLI CEO on the topic of “Leading Toward A Regenerative Economy: The Role of Businesses in the Creation of Inclusive, Equitable, and Sustainable Cultures, Beyond Shareholder Value Creation.” Jorge and Rich will discuss how businesses can deliver on mission-driven values through their business models as well as how to build towards a stakeholder-driven economy. 

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  • January 27 | 9:00am - 10:00am PST
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Find the right time in your locationProgram Language: English

 Your Speakers:

Jorge Fontanez is CEO of B Lab U.S. & Canada, part of a global network focused on realizing stakeholder capitalism and whose global mission is to create an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative future benefitting all people and the planet. Jorge's career has been in pursuit of achieving racial equity through economic equity, influenced by the belief that business can be a force for good. Jorge's perspective on business comes from having in-depth experience leading marketing and brand strategy for iconic brands across a variety of sectors including Consumer Packaged Goods, Mining and Minerals, Automotive and Financial Services. In 2015 he founded Marca Studio, an independent strategic marketing consultancy serving entrepreneur founders of color in their early-stage ventures, as well as purpose-driven brands, nonprofits, and foundations. Jorge designed a course on Stakeholders & Marketing and lectures at the Bard MBA in Sustainability Program. He also serves as an advisor to the NYU Center for Sustainable Business and Pacific Community Ventures, and since 2014 he has been a First Mover Fellow of the Aspen Institute Business & Society Program.


Rich Fernandez is the CEO of SIYLI. He was previously the director of executive education and people development at Google, where he was also one of the first SIY teachers. Rich previously founded Wisdom Labs and has also served in senior roles at eBay, J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He received his PhD in Psychology from Columbia University and is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review. Before launching Wisdom Labs, Rich was the head of executive education at Google, responsible for leadership development content, tools and programs for senior leaders.  He also led some of the efforts focused on employee well-being at Google. Rich was also previously head of learning and organization development at eBay, and prior to that he was a learning and leadership development executive at Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase & Co. Rich was trained as a psychologist and received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and M.A. in Organizational Psychology both from Columbia University. Rich received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at San Diego. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and son.