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How to Make Giving Back Part of Your Brand's DNA

Kiln 2101 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302

Carly Brantz
DigitalOcean, Chief Marketing Officer

Marketing leader with experience working for high-growth technology companies. Expert in developing and executing the self-service go to market model. Fiercely loyal manager, empowering teams to transform marketing from a cost center to a revenue generator. 

Mario Molina
Protect Our Winters, Executive Director

An effective strategist in the fields of climate policy and communications, advocacy, partnerships, and program design with experience working with media, high-level decision makers and influencers both domestically and overseas.

Multi-disciplinary thinker with strong academic background and deep understanding of climate policy and finance, regulatory and legislative mechanisms, and advocacy as relevant to environmental and emission reduction goals. 

Bob Africa
Suffer Better Foundation, Founder

Suffer Better is a CO-based 501c3 nonprofit that offers the community of endurance athletes opportunities to give back to preserve and protect their natural environment and support local communities through running events, educational programs and grants.  

Every single day, we recognize that we are exceedingly fortunate and privileged to be able to run, ride, hike, play in the magnificent outdoor places we do. We believe strongly that comes with the responsibility to fight to protect our natural environment, support those less fortunate and put our energy and efforts to good use to improve our world. 

Adam Mayer
Glider, Founding Board Member
Matt Zwiebel
Pledge1, Director

Startup and social impact veterans demystifies the give-back process and shows how everyone can harness the power to do good while supercharging their lives and drive business. This interactive session will discuss and share simple, flexible, and scaleable ways to integrate giving back into the DNA of all companies, especially startups.