Investor Roundtable: Building Wealth Through Impact Investment
For CVCs, investors, strategy and corporate development executives
- Basic impact investment terminology
- Real-life examples of wealth generation
- Walk away with a framework for engaging new impact investments
Founder and CEO at Stat Zero
Marquis is the Founder and CEO of Stat Zero, which has won awards for being the best sustainable investment company in the world.
Prior to Stat Zero, he was IBM’s Global Leader of Digital Government Transformation, including emerging technologies (i.e. Blockchain). He has advised senior government officials in Switzerland, Africa, Denmark, Australia, Belgium, and UAE. Before IBM, he was CEO of Foster Skills, a social enterprise – supported by Microsoft – focused on citizen-driven social innovation. He also founded two startups: RateMyFosterHome.com, a first mover in public sector customer experience metrics; and Physiocare.io, an upstart Uberizing physical therapy.
Marquis was a plenary speaker at the White House, Harvard Law, IMF, Boston Children’s Hospital, United Way Youth Venture, and his TEDx talk at Columbia University on ‘How To Build a Social Enterprise’ received 60,000+ views. He has been featured in Reuters, NPR, Sydney Herald, and Forbes. Marquis has written for CIO.com and The Huffington Post.
Hillary Clinton nominated him to the Air Force Academy, but he decided to study under former Massachusetts Governor Dukakis and SJC Chief Justice Roderick Ireland at Northeastern University, where he graduated with high honors. Besides work, he loves playing scrabble & basketball, snowboarding, and dancing salsa. Personal site: www.marquiscabrera.com.
|Julieta leads Research & Development at New Story through forming partnerships with key academics and industry leaders to pioneer groundbreaking solutions for affordable housing. Julieta is kick-starting a unique venture fund, Hometeam Ventures, to invest in founders bringing breakthrough technology to the world’s largest – but least innovative – industry: construction and housing. She drives deal flow and operations of the fund.
Julieta is passionate about bridging the gap between architecture, engineering, and construction through collaborative design to maximize innovation. Previously, an engineer at Arup, she pursued a bachelor’s and master’s in structural engineering and architecture, while being a research assistant in Boston, Berkeley, and Switzerland. Her academic and industry research in AEC focused on circular economy, automated drone inspection, resiliency, and sustainability.
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