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Thursday, November 16 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
The Force for Good hosted by the Annenberg Foundation

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How does social impact and the culture of "good" attract, engage and retain top tech talent.








Transportation & Parking: Due to college classes, the Broad Stage will not have public parking availability during the Growth Summit. Techweek highly encourages taking advantage of rideshare in order to get to the Broad Stage.


Additional parking is available 3 blocks west at the Santa Monica Public Library at 7th Street and Santa Monica Boulevard.  There is a $10 day rate to park in the lot.


To drive directly to the Library, exit the I-10 West at Lincoln Blvd. and turn right. Proceed north to Santa Monica Blvd. and turn left. Proceed west to 7th Street and turn right, then turn left into the library parking structure. 


Parking meters are also available on Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica Boulevard and Broadway. 


Please do not park on residential streets, as they are in preferential parking zones, and any cars without the appropriate pass may be towed.

Moderators
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Dakota Ortiz

Program Lead, AnnenbergTech, Annenberg Foundation
Dakota is Program Lead at AnnenbergTech, - the Annenberg Foundation’s initiative to engage the hearts and minds of LA’s tech and creative ecosystem to be a part of the force for good. He wants to help make LA a better place to live and work for all Angelenos. Locally raised, UCLA... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Sofi Hoysal

Sofi Hoysal

Head of People Operations, Tala
Sofi was born and raised in Bangalore, India. Her academic background is engineering and entrepreneurship. She started her professional career in supporting clean energy adoption in emerging markets. She quickly learnt of a big need to even the playing field and open access for financial... Read More →
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Jake Kloberdanz

Founder & CEO, ONEHOPE
Jake Kloberdanz is CEO and Founder of ONEHOPE, a brand with a mission to bring people together to celebrate and serve the world. Each ONEHOPE product makes a measurable impact for a charitable cause. Jake and his team have built an independent wine brand now producing more than 75,000... Read More →
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Lou Pizante

CFO & Head of Corporate Development, Two Bit Circus
Lou Pizante is CFO and Head of Corporate Development at Two Bit Circus. When he’s not quashing robot uprisings or risk-managing accidental violations of physics and occasional eyebrow injuries, he’s supporting all aspects of the Two Bit Circus troupe’s endeavors to amaze people... Read More →
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Ryan Schneider

President & COO, SnackNation
Business leader who has helped lead start-up companies and has worked as a venture capital investor at Rustic Canyon Partners, Ryan earned a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. When he’s not pitching healthy snacks, Ryan is normally... Read More →


Thursday November 16, 2017 2:00pm - 2:45pm
The Broad Stage 1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401