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Hybrid Business Model: The Ins & Outs of Profit with Purpose. Panelist Bios

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Social entrepreneurs are blending a social purpose with their profitable companies. Learn how these “hybrid business models” impact the operations of a business and the decisions that innovative leaders must make. What does it take to be a socially minded business? What does it mean for investors, employees, partners and customers? This panel discussion will be moderated by Jim Schorr, Chair of the Social Enterprise Alliance, and newly named Senior Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship at Berkeley-Haas.

Registrants will be provided with materials prepared by B-Lab, a nonprofit that certifies B Corporations. The content will go beyond the definitions and highlight the lessons and experience of the panelists.

Panelists include:
Jim Schorr (moderator), Senior Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship, Berkeley-Haas
Michael Hannigan, President and Co-Founder of Give Something Back
Andy Fyfe, Community Development at B-Lab
Donald Simon, Attorney at Wendel Rosen Black and Dean, LLP

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Hybrid Business Model: The Ins & Outs of Profit with Purpose. Panelist Bios

  1. 1. Hybrid Business Models: Profit with PurposeSchwab Charitable Philanthropy Speakers SeriesHaas School of Business, UC BerkeleySeptember 18, 2012Panelist Bios Jim Schorr Senior Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship, Berkeley-Haas Jim Schorr has been a catalyst in the social entrepreneurship movement for the past 20 years, initially as a co-founder of Net Impact as an MBA student, subsequently as CEO of Juma Ventures, and currently as Board Chair of the Social Enterprise Alliance.He also was a founding board member of one of the early B Corporations, Evergreen Lodge, and is currently developing a new social enterprise that is being formed as a benefit corporation and will launch in October 2012. After two years teaching at Haas in 2007-08, followed by three years at Vanderbilt University, Professor Schorr returns to Haas in 2012-14 as a Senior Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship.He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and his BS from the University of Tennessee. Andy Fyfe Community Development at BLab Andy Fyfe works in Community Development for the nonprofit B Lab. B Lab is dedicated to using the power of business to address the worlds most pressing social and environmental problems. Andy has a background in microfinance, non-profit management, co-working space design and operations, and is an alum of University of Colorado at Boulder with a BA in International Affairs and a certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies. For B Lab, Andy works to build the community of Certified B Corporations and amplify the voice of these entrepreneurs by differentiating themselves through standards, being legally protected to consider stakeholders, as well as accessing mission-aligned capital. Mike Hannigan President and Co-Founder of Give Something Back Mike Hannigan, President and Co-Founder, in 1991, of Give Something Back Office Supplies has been in the forefront of the growing movement to harness the power of business on behalf of the Community as primary stakeholder. Mike has a BA in Philosophy from UC San Diego and a Masters in Criminology from UC Berkeley. Following an accidental business career starting in 1978 at Xerox, he partnered with Sean Marx in 1991 to start Give Something Back on the Newmans Own business model. GSB has been on the Inc.500 List of the fastest growing private companies 4 times, is a founding B-Corporation. GSB is headquartered in Oakland, California. Mike lives in Berkeley. For multimedia resources from this event, visit our event webpage: http://bit.ly/cnpl-events The Schwab Charitable Philanthropy Speakers Series, presented by The Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership, brings together leaders from the philanthropic community with Haas students and alumni in a yearlong speaker series that tackles cutting-edge issues in the world of philanthropy and explores best practices for social impact.Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership http://nonprofit.haas.berkeley.edu

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