Jeremy Heimans is a lifelong activist, working to create a fairer world. He co-founded the online political communities Avaaz.org and GetUp (an Australian grassroots political movement), and as co-founder and CEO of Purpose he advises some of the most influential organisations in the world, including The Gates Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Unilever. Recipient of the Ford Foundation’s 75th Anniversary Visionary Award, he is one of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business, and has been listed as one of the 10 most influential voices on sustainability in the United States by Guardian and as one of the world's most powerful LGBT people. He serves as chair of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Civic Participation.
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