The Clara Brenner talk advocates for investors to provide seed funding to urban impact startups. The speaker is the CEO and Co-Founder of Tumml, a for good and for profit urban innovation accelerator. At Tumml, she is responsible for fundraising, marketing and partnership development. Her background is in urban real estate and sustainability. She formerly worked as an Associate at WestMill Capital and at AECOM, GVA Advantis and Monument Realty.
She was listed as one of Forbes '30 Under 30' in January 2014 for her contributions to the field of social entrepreneurship. Her passion for this subject is clearly evidenced in the Clara Brenner talk. The LEED Accredited Professional received her MBA from MIT Sloan (where she is a member of the alumni board) and her BA from New York University.