The Spirit of Enterprise Summit

The Spirit of Enterprise: Business Approaches to Regenerating the Commons

Can the impact of business shift from exploiting to serving and regenerating the commons? How can we best learn the skills and capacities to actualize these aspirations? Come explore these and related questions during Meridian's online conversation series with organizational leaders and social innovators.

Each occasion will feature live conversations or panel discussions, including live Q&A. You can listen to the conversation live by webcast, or you can listen to the recordings at a later date. Registrants will also have access to recordings from the 2013 Spirit of Enterprise series.

Register now to participate in these live conversations. 


Registrants will receive access to recordings from the 2013 Spirit of Enterprise Summit.

BONUS: Access to recordings from Meridian's Creative Enterprise: Voices of Transformation series with visionary social entrepreneurs, executives, and authors including: Rinaldo Brutoco, Tami Simon, Lisa Nitze, Daniel Epstein, Woody Tasch, Jed Emerson, Fran Korten.

 Speakers from the 2013 Summit:

michel bauwensMichel Bauwens,  Founder of the Foundation for Peer-to-Peer Alternatives

Gordon GwenGwen Gordon, Emmy-winning Director 

Yanowitz Joel copyJoel Yanowitz, Co-Founder of Innovation Associates

Renesch JohnJohn Renesch, Founder of FutureShapers, LLC

Julie D -20205smallJulie Daley, Teacher, Writer, Speaker, and Coach

Griswold Anne copyAnne Griswold,  Principal in Leadership and Coaching at XilinxCorporation

Harlan Julie copyJulie Harlan, Managing Partner and Co-Owner of Coin Harlan Consulting

SAnders Betsy picture copyBetsy Sanders, Principal of The Sanders Partnership

Eisler RianneRiane Eisler, President of the Center for Partnership Studies

Omer AftabAftab Omer, President of Meridian University

Hawley Pamela copyPamela Hawley, Founder and CEO of UniversalGiving™

Tetreault Mike copyMike Tetreault, Northeast Director for The Nature Conservancy

Anderson Dean copyDean Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Being First, Inc.

Frazier KentKent Frazier, Managing Partner with Y Scouts

Anderson Chana copyChana Anderson, VP for Human Resource at Marin Community Foundation

McNeil David copy David McNeil, VP at

 Piscitello Charlie copyCharlie Piscitello, President and Board Chair of the PETCO Foundation

 Rhoades Ann copyAnn Rhoades, President of People Ink

 Wolfe Norman copyNorman Wolfe, Author and Interfaith Minister

 Conley ChipChip Conley, Founder of Joie de Vivre Hospitality & Fest300, Airbnb Head of Global Hospitality

Corinne and Gordon copyCorinne McLaughlin and Gordon Davidson, Co-Authors of The Practical Visionary, Spiritual Politics, and Builders of the Dawn

Guzenuk Phillip copyPhillip Guzenuk, Partner of the Coaching Institute of Saint Petersburg

Cullinan DeborahDeborah Cullinan, Executive Director of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

LisaChaconLisa Chacon, Co-Founder of Impact Hub Oakland

Kroll DoriDori Koll, Senior Advisor for Generation Waking Up

West Edward copyEdward West, Founder of Hylo and Co-Founder of Impact Hub Oakland

robert hornRobert E. Horn, Visiting Scholar at Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language and Information

Smith CoryCory Smith, Mayor's Innovation Fellow for the City of San Francisco and co-founder of Wisdom Labs

Girling RobertRobert Girling, Professor in the School of Business and Economics at Sonoma State University

Gopi Kallayil Studio Zara1Gopi Kallayil, Chief Evangelist of Google+ for Brands

 Cardosa Marcelo Marcelo Cardoso, Presidente of Integral Institute Brazil

McElhenie Michael copy Michael McElhenie Managing Director of Metatropia Institute

Schein Steven copy Steve Schein, Faculty at the School of Business at Southern Oregon University