21 Jul July 21, 2021 – Regenerative Education Carol Sanford and Everest Stories Helen Yu
Carol Sanford – CEO of Carol Sanford Institute & Author of The Responsible Business Lib/E: Reimagining Sustainability and Success
Carol Sanford is a consistently recognized thought leader working side by side with Fortune 500 and new economy executive teams, designing and leading systemic business change and design. She is Senior Fellow of Social Innovation, Babson College; Founder, The Regenerative Business Development Community, Change Agent Development community. Her best-selling books have 15 awards, are required reading at leading business and management schools including Harvard, Stanford, Haas Berkeley and MIT. Carol also partners with producing Executive Education through Babson College, Kaospilot in Denmark, University of Washington and The Lewis Institute at Babson. Her books are filled with case stories, from around the world wide diversity represented. Her client list includes long-term relationships with Colgate Europe and Africa and DuPont Canada, US, Asia, and Europe. She also works with new-economy companies like Intel, Agilent, and leaders of corporate responsibility such as Seventh Generation, Numi Tea, Guayaki.. Google uses her work as a framework in the Food Innovation Lab. Carol is CEO of Carol Sanford Institute, an education company on building Regenerative Businesses that become non-displaceable in their markets, enduringly. The Carol Sanford Institute is based in the Seattle region of the Puget Sound. Carol has published dozens of works in 10 languages, including a series of articles in Executive Excellence, Stephen Covey’s newsletter and At Work, a Berrett-Koehler Journal. She is the author of five books with three publishers. Central to Carol’s philosophy and approach is a fresh look at what makes an organization truly regenerative. “It’s important to discover your singularity, what enables you to differentiate your business from the crowd,” she says, “and then thinking about how to do business so that communities, societies, and ecology as a whole are improved. These are not separate but interwoven pursuits. It’s completely doable, and a conversation worth having.”
Helen Yu – Founder of Tigon Advisory and Author of Ascend Your Start-Up: Conquer the 5 Disconnects to Accelerate Growth
Helen Yu is an author and speaker with expertise in global customer-success and technology. Helen is a consultant to the largest technology companies in the world and is a board advisor to fast growth SaaS companies. Her specialty is driving growth while solving complex challenges. A highly respected thought leader, she is a top Twitter influencer in AI, Blockchain, HR, revenue growth, and startups with a weekly reach of more than 10M. In 2019, Helen was named to the “Top 10 Influencers in Digital Transformation” by IBM, “Top 10 CyberSecurity Influencer” and “Global Top 15 Thought Leader” by Thinkers360. She speaks regularly at conferences including SXSW, TiECon, DMS, and Money2020. An avid adventurer who trekked to Mt. Everest base camp and ice climbed glaciers, her new book is Ascend Your Start-up: Conquer the 5 Disconnects to Accelerate Growth.