Bill Drayton

Bill Drayton

CEO and Chair for Ashoka Innovators for the Public

Bill Drayton's keynote career focuses around his belief that the social entrepreneur will be responsible for improving upon and eventually revolutionizing some of the world's most pressing social concerns.

Serving a four-year position as the Assistant Administrator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a short stint in the White House, the well-educated man, who holds a B.A. from Harvard an M.A. from Oxford and a J.D. from Yale Law School, has worked extensively in public policy and reform.

He is currently the Chair and the CEO of Ashoka Innovators for the Public where he helps to bring the aspirations of entrepreneurs to fruition.

His work has earned him many honorable mentions including being named as being one of 'America's 25 Best Leaders' by the US News and World Report in 2005 and one of Utne Reader magazine’s '50 Visionaries Who Are Changing the World.'

The importance of engaging entrepreneurs to develop innovative ways to enact change is at the forefront of the speeches given over the course of Bill Drayton's keynote career.

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