The iconic boutique hotelier who helped Airbnb’s founders turn their fast-growing tech start-up into a global hospitality brand, Chip Conley is a New York Times bestselling author whose manifesto on ageism, Wisdom@Work: The Making of a Modern Elder, is inspired by his experience of being both a mentor and an intern in his 50s.
Tashmia has started 4 businesses, served as business school faculty, lecturing in innovation management and inclusive business, for over 8 years in SA, Rotterdam and at the Kelley School of Business in the US. She has co-authored a book called New Markets, New Mindsets, along with several case studies and research papers based on company innovation experiences in multiple countries.
Sebastiano is an entrepreneur, investor, activist, and advisor to businesses, governments, and nonprofits around the world.
He is the chairman and CEO of NKGB, a strategic advisory firm specializing in Asian and European ventures as well as global M&A. He is also the founder and chairman of Vegan Capital, an early-stage investor in plant-based and cruelty-free companies and products.
Candice has over 15 years of experience in the financial industry and has her own practice under CC&L Private Capital. Before joining CC&L Private Capital, she was at Pembroke Private Wealth Management and HSBC Global Asset Management. Her practice guides and works with charitable foundations and high net worth clients—focusing on women, entrepreneurs and families— to achieve their long-term financial goals. Strategic philanthropy is also an important part of Candice’s practice, and she is passionate about working with clients to identify values and areas where philanthropy can play a role.