Co-Founder and CEO, Purpose; Co-Author, New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—and How to Make it Work for You
Jeremy Heimans is co-founder and CEO of Purpose, an organization specializing in building social movements around the world. In 2005, he co-founded GetUp!, an Australian political organization. Heimans is also a co-founder of the now 45 million-strong global campaigning organization Avaaz and the LGBT rights platform All Out. He has chaired the World Economic Forum’s global council on civic participation, received the Ford Foundation’s 75th Anniversary Visionary Award for his work as a movement pioneer, and has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business. Heimans is a co-author of New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World — and How to Make It Work for You.