Date: 21.03.2013 18:30 - 21:30
Location: Nesta, 1 Plough Place, London, EC4A 1DE
Nesta hosted a conversation on the power of social action with Jeremy Heimans, the co-Founder and CEO of Purpose.
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In 2007, Jeremy co-founded Avaaz, the world's largest online citizens' movement, now with more than 15 million members. In 2005, he co-founded GetUp, an Australian political organisation and internationally recognised social movement phenomenon that today has more members than all of Australia's political parties combined.
In 2011, Jeremy received the Ford Foundation's 75th Anniversary Visionary Award for his work as a movement pioneer and the World Economic Forum named him a Young Global Leader. His work has been recognised in publications like The Economist and the New York Times, and Fast Company named him one of the Most Creative People in Business. Jeremy began his career with the strategy consultants McKinsey and Company. He was educated at Harvard University and the University of Sydney. He lives in New York.
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