Join IssueVoter 100 days before the Election onMonday, July 28thfor |
'Issues + Innovation = Impact.'
This event brings people fromGovernment, Nonprofits, & Startupstogether to discuss tri-sector collaboration & civic engagement.
Comenetwork,hear interestingspeakers,andcelebratethe pre-beta launch ofIssueVoter, a free, nonpartisan resource that turns everyday Americans into political powerhouses.
Art Chang has 25 years of experience with startups, including over 10 years in the New York City venture capital community. He is the Founder of Tipping Point Partners, an alternative to traditional venture capital with a methodology that reduces execution & investment risk, optimizes growth potential, & minimizes cash expenditures. Chang was a Founder or Manager in dozens of startups & his $1.5 billion in financial transaction experience includes enterprise software, grid computing, & interactive television. He serves on the New York City Campaign Finance Board & Chairs the NYC Voter Assistance Advisory Committee. As Chairman, Chang helped create NYCVotes.org, where users can learn about candidates & contribute to them, manage voter registration & find out where to vote. Chang has served on non-profit Boards at Safe Horizon & the Brooklyn Public Library & is an advisor to the Catherine B. Reynolds Fellowship for Social Entrepreneurship at New York University.
Ron Gonen is the New York City Deputy Commissioner for Recycling & Sustainability. He is the Co-Founder of RecycleBank & as CEO from 2004-2010, grew the company to service over 100 cities. RecycleBank was recognized with a number of awards including the Philadelphia Sustainability Award, The Conference of Mayors - Public/Private Partnership of the Year Award, & a Technology Pioneer award from the World Economic Forum. Gonen has been named by the United Nations Environment Program as a Champion of the Earth & a Henry Catto Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Gonen holds a patent for the development of technology & financial incentives in the recycling industry. He is a New York Chapter Director at E2, a member the New York Product Stewardship Council, & a term member at the Council on Foreign Relations. Gonen serves on the Board of Trustees of RARE Conversation & on the Board of Advisors of Daily Feats.
Matthew Burton utilizes tech & design to improve government & democracy. He's worked as a federal CIO, a technology consultant to the Intelligence Community, a government transparency advocate, a writer, a speaker, an intelligence analyst, & an obituary writer.
Maria Yuan is the Founder of IssueVoter. She has been a Campaign Manager for an open seat race in a swing district, a Legislative Aide, & has successfully lobbied a bill's introduction & passage. She has also worked as an Investment Banker at JPMorgan, in corporate development & internal strategy, & for the social enterprise San Francisco Conservation Corps, a former REDF portfolio nonprofit. Yuan has served on the boards of Gibney Dance & The University of Texas Co-Op, & was a founding member of Friends of the Children NY's Young Professionals Board. She has consulted to PlaNet Finance, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Urban Outfitters, & the Indian School of Microfinance for Women on strategy, operations, marketing, finance & sustainability.
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