Demee Koch

Demee Koch

Demee Koch is a serial entrepreneur with a solid experience of 21 years in the health and beauty industry. With DE MOI BY DEMEE KOCH, she launched a Switzerland-based, purpose-driven business for cosmeceutical products. The social and ecologically friendly beauty brand develops high quality and results driven cosmetic products with…

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Jamie-Lee Kay

Jamie-Lee Kay

Jamie-Lee is a business grad turned social entrepreneur. In 2018, after graduating with a Commerce Degree, she turned down the corporate career path to start her own company to address one of the world’s biggest challenges – plastic pollution. Driven by social impact and sustainability, in late 2018, Jamie-Lee and…

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David Taffet

David Taffet

Over the broad sweep of his career, David’s taken on countless roles: parallel entrepreneur, venture capitalist, investment banker, fund manager, turnaround specialist, Mr. Mom, mentor, and street photographer. Three descriptive words flows through them all: Intrepid. Immersed. Inspired. David M. M. Taffet’s career has spanned law, investment banking, private equity,…

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Noel Carroll

Noel Carroll

As Chief Executive Officer of Biofriendly Corporation, Noel Carroll focuses on modernizing the company and pushing it toward a leadership role in the environmental space. Carroll has been involved with Biofriendly, in various capacities, since 2002 and took the helm of the business in March of 2018. Passionate about the…

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Rob Koenen

Rob Koenen

Rob Koenen is the Chief Marketing Officer of Boxed Water is Better®; the first national company to offer a sustainable alternative to plastic water bottles and aluminum cans. Rob is charged with expanding Boxed Water’s core message of “better for you…better for the planet.” Boxed Water Is Better is quickly…

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Mark Cleveland

Mark Cleveland

Mark A. Cleveland is co-founder and CEO of Hytch Rewards, a mobility incentive platform that’s helping communities – and the planet – by reducing traffic congestion and emissions. Employers and communities use Hytch to connect people to job opportunities and critical services, to engage employees in corporate social responsibility initiatives,…

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Danielle Nolan

Danielle Nolan

Step outside your comfort zone, do something that pushes you beyond what you think you can do…When you do something you’ve never done before it makes you think differently, studies show our brains actually learn more effectively when we are outside our comfort zones. The more you do this the…

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Lindsey McCoy

Lindsey McCoy

Ask questions. I think it’s important to never assume you know everything or that they way you are doing things can’t be improved upon.   Lindsey McCoy has a master’s degree from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs and spent 10 years running environmental education nonprofits in The…

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Bex Band

Bex Band

Bex Band is an adventurer and founder of the women’s adventure community Love Her Wild. Her expeditions have included hiking 1000km across Israel, kick-scooting the length of the USA and crossing the Jordan desert. She believes that everyone should be able to access adventure as it builds confidence and connects…

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Scott Nelson

Scott Nelson

You can only do so much planning. Sometimes it’s best to jump off the cliff and figure it out on the way down.   Scott Nelson is the Founder and CEO of Tap Water Watch. Scott started his career in strategy and finance in energy development. After hydraulic fracturing (fracking)…

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Tara DePorte

Tara DePorte

Effective entrepreneurs must know how to build a team, delegate and take a step back when necessary.   Tara DePorte founded the Human Impacts Institute in 2010, recognizing a need for creative approaches to sustainability and global coalition building. Before starting the Human Impacts Institute, Tara worked for nine years…

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