Mark is an active impact investor, advocate for gender-balanced leadership, and has founded several leadership networks promoting business as a force for good. He also founded SVN, a global commercial real estate firm, and served as CEO for 22 years. He is based in the USVI.
Julie is a seasoned leader in the global impact movement and passionate about inspiring leaders (of any age) to be a force for positive change. With 25 years of media experience, from ad agencies, nonprofits and fortune 500 companies, she has helped global companies define their purpose and design purpose-driven strategies.
Grant has 25 years of media and publishing experience behind him and has launched new titles for clients in South Africa, UK and the US. He has developed communication and media strategies for top brands, including Laureus and the Parliament of South Africa. He is also a best-selling author.
Kevin Edwards is the Director of Digital Operations and Host of the Real Leaders Podcast a Top 100 Podcast for both US and Canada Business News. Since 2015 he’s conducted more than 500+ interviews with top leaders to help listeners keep it real with themselves, their families, and their careers.
As a graduate from the University of Arizona, Eller School of Business, Noah’s background is in marketing and management of social media. At Real Leaders he brings inspiring stories to life, via digital media, and elevates audience engagement and expansion.
A graduate of the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication, Madelyn’s background is in advertising and multimedia art. She believes creative storytelling unites people from all walks of life and brings light to essential issues. A creative wizard, she knows her way around a design file, paint brush, and camera.
Andre is a marketing technologist with 13 years of experience — spanning Fortune 500 companies to the startup world. Whether it's understanding the various communities of a massive audience or determining the best solutions for a marginalized consumer base, he enjoys turning data into purpose.
Linda is founder of LeadHERship Global — an organization that enhances the leadership blueprint of unstoppable women around the world, helping them embrace their power to be the best version of themselves - in work and life. Imagine if you could overhear confidential, unfiltered conversations between the world’s most influential and inspirational women?
Kwame has creative agency experience at Sid Lee, Anomaly, Saatchi & Saatchi, TBWA\Media Arts Lab and Y&RVML on global brands including Procter & Gamble, Apple, Nike, Facebook, Spotify, Adidas, Uniqlo, Stella Artois, Captain Morgan, American Express, General Mills, Renaissance Hotels and Toyota.
John Denniston is a Co-Founder and the Executive Chair of Shared-X, an
agriculture impact company that has lifted smallholder incomes up to 5x and soil carbon concentration
3.5x through regenerative agriculture.
Previously, John was a Senior Partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield &
Byers. Before that, John was a Managing Director and the Head of Technology Investment Banking for
the Western U.S. for Salomon Smith Barney. John began his career with a California-based law firm.
Parneet Pal is a Harvard- and Columbia-trained physician working at the intersection of lifestyle medicine, technology and behavior change. An educator and science communicator, she applies her subject matter expertise to optimize human health and its impact on business leadership and planetary wellbeing.
Having spent 18 years in digital innovation and strategy, Joanna is certain the data, talent, and technology already exists to solve the world's biggest problems; including our climate crisis. She thrives on building momentum, making things happen and unleashing potential; whether that's the potential of teams in how they work together, or of digital products in serving their users and the greater good.