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Jeremy Heimans

Co-Founder and CEO

Jeremy Heimans' keynotes clearly demonstrates his passion and interest in political issues, and his enthusiasm regarding social movements and achieving leadership.

As the co-founder and CEO of Purpose.com, Jeremy Heimans started getting involved in politics at a very young age, questioning politicians and running several media campaigns at the tender age of 8-years-old.

Looking for ways to efficiently implement change into politics, Heimans began creating social movements and platforms for individuals to come together to voice their concerns and beliefs. With the help of modern day social networks and technology, Heimans successfully created Avaaz.org, which has become the world's largest online political movement with over 15 million members, as well as GetUp.org, which is an Australian political movement.

Awarded the Ford Foundation's 75th Anniversary Visionary Award in 2011, Jeremy Heimans continues to leave a lasting legacy, with such famous recognitions as having worked to fight cancer with the LIVESTRONG movement, and having worked with certain celebrities such as Jamie Oliver to transform the nation's food culture.

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