Keynote Speakers


Jean Case

 "A Fireside Chat with Jean Case"
Chairman of the National Geographic Society, CEO of the Case Foundation, and a former AOL executive, Jean Case is a philanthropist, investor, internet, and impact investing pioneer who advocates for the importance of embracing a more fearless approach to innovate and bring about transformational breakthroughs.

Hildy Gottlieb

"The Power of Catalytic Thinking"
Hildy Gottlieb is a TEDx speaker and social scientist whose work is driven by these questions: What factors lead to successful social progress? Why do some change efforts succeed while others struggle? At Conference 2020, Hildy will share how businesses can be more effective in their social change efforts.


Edgar Villanueva

"Decolonizing Wealth"
Edgar is a globally-recognized author and expert on philanthropy. His best-selling book Decolonizing Wealth offers compelling alternatives to the dynamics of colonization in the philanthropic and social finance sectors.

Cristina Mittermeier

"Enoughness"
Co-founder and Managing Director of the conservation society SeaLegacy, Cristina is a National Geographic contributing photographer and the editor of 26 coffee table books on conservation issues. Her work focuses on the responsibility of what it means to be a human, and the ethical imperative that we are all linked and have a duty as the keepers of this planet. 

"The onePULSE Panel: Coming Together after Tragedy"

In June of 2016, the unthinkable happened in Orlando, when 49 people were killed and dozens more injured in what at the time was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The citizens of Orlando were shaken by this tragic event but were reassured by the quick response from a variety of local groups. Hear from several key stakeholders about how they worked together to respond in the immediate aftermath and the ongoing efforts to heal the community. 
Panelists include:
The Honorable Buddy Dyer, Mayor of Orlando
Andy Gardiner, Senior Vice President of External Affairs and Community Relations Orlando Health 
Barbara Poma, Executive Director of onePULSE Foundation 
Rena Langley, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Walt Disney World Resort
Mark Brewer, President/CEO of Central Florida Foundation (moderator)

Two Concurrent Plenary Sessions - Tuesday afternoon

Session 1: Coupling Corporate Social and Environmental Strategies: Smashing the Silos of Societal Impact, will be led by Keith Whittingham, Ph.D., a professor at the Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business. Dr. Whittingham’s session will look at corporate societal impact, exploring the interdependencies between social and environmental issues. The session will examine some of the critical issues in environmental sustainability and their connections to pressing social issues today. Additionally, we will see how companies with an integrated view of corporate citizenship and responsibility can achieve deeper levels of societal impact, in a way that can also add economic value.

Session 2: A panel discussion, moderated by Impact ROI CEO Steve Rochlin, entitled Making an Impact and Proving It. Now more than ever companies need to show how their Citizenship efforts not only generate positive impact for communities but are also tied to business strategy and tangibly support financial performance. At this session, leaders from across sectors will share their approach to measuring impact and the results they are seeing. Panelists include: Michael Carren, Head of Strategic Philanthropy for Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, and Brian Komar, Vice President of Global Impact Engagement at Salesforce.