Auckland University of Technology
Ella Henry is a lecturer in Maori development in the Faculty of Maori Development at Auckland University of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Ella is an indigenous woman and has been involved in research on indigenous entrepreneurship. She recently published a chapter on Kaupapa Maori Entrepreneurship, which outlines the ways that the Maori cultural renaissance has revitalized Maori language, culture and identity, whilst spurring entrepreneurial initiatives that deliver community advancement, self- determination and validation of Maori political and economic aspirations. Ella holds a Master of Philosophy from the University of Auckland. Her thesis looked at Maori women and leadership.
Dr. Gleick is co-founder and President of the highly regarded Pacific Institute in California and a global leader on water. His work addresses the ties between water and health, human rights, climate change, globalisation, and international conflicts. Dr. Gleick has received numerous awards, among them the prestigious MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences, was named “a visionary” by the BBC, and “one of 15 people the next President should listen to” by Wired Magazine.
Segal Family Foundation
After graduating from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2004, Martin worked to become the Vice President of Operations for Bradco. He later took on the role of Vice President of Acquisitions, negotiating numerous strategic acquisitions. In 2010, Martin joined the Segal Family Foundation full-time as Managing Director. In addition to his role with the Segal Family Foundation, Martin is a real estate investor and managers several real estate partnerships. When Martin is not working or spending time with his lovely wife Kristen and their daughter Elin, he enjoys fishing, skiing, playing tennis and spending time with family and friends. The family resides in Chatham, NJ.
President and CEO
Education for Employment Foundation
Jamie McAuliffe is President and CEO of Education for Employment (EFE), a non-profit organisation dedicated to creating jobs for Arab youth in the Middle East and North Africa. Prior to EFE, Jamie was at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (EMCF) where he helped bring proven youth-serving organisations to national scale. He has worked with Ashoka where he launched new programmes to support leading social entrepreneurs globally. Jamie is a Schwab Foundation Global Social Entrepreneur and Chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Youth Unemployment.