Cathy headshotCathy Clark is Director of the CASE Initiative on Impact Investing (CASE i3) and a professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She also co-leads the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at Duke (SEAD), part of USAID’s Higher Education Solutions Network. She is a leading authority on for-profit social entrepreneurship, impact investing, and impact assessment.

Follow Cathy on Twitter: @cathyhc






Jed headshotJed Emerson is Senior Advisor to three family offices, each of which are executing 100% Impact/Sustainable Investment wealth management strategies. He is also Chief Strategist of ImpactAssets and a Senior Fellow with the Centre for Social Investment at Heidelberg University.  Emerson co-authored the first book on Impact Investing as well as developed the concept of Blended Value which explores the practices of investors and entrepreneurs managing assets and organizations for total performance.

Follow Jed on Twitter: @blendedvalue






Ben headshotBen Thornley is the Founder and Managing Director of ICAP Partners and a strategic advisor to REDF and Pacific Community Ventures (PCV). He created the Impact Investing Policy Collaborative at PCV, with partners from Harvard University, and consults with CalPERS and other leading financial institutions on the social and economic impacts of over $25 billion of targeted investments.


Follow Ben on Twitter: @ImpactInSight