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Thursday, October 13 • 12:30pm - 1:00pm
#BeEpic: How Leaders Are Doing Well By Doing Good

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The session will shine a spotlight on individuals – from tech entrepreneurs to CEOs – who have successfully combined their careers with their drive to make a difference. Key themes would include: tech, CSR, the millennial generation and philanthropy. Alexandre Mars is a serial entrepreneur, philanthropist and CEO/Founder of Epic Foundation, a global nonprofit startup that’s bridging the gap between individual and corporate donors and NGOs and social enterprises working with children and youth.

Moderators
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Alexandre Mars

Epic Foundation, Founder & CEO
Alexandre is a serial entrepreneur and engaged philanthropist who started his first venture at 17. Over the past 15 years, he successfully launched and sold several companies in Europe and the United States across sectors spanning business and technology. In 1996, he founded A2X - one of Europe’s first web agencies - at age 21. He ran his own venture fund, Mars Capital, from 1998-2001. In 2001, he founded the mobile marketing firm... Read More →

Speakers
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Alex Chung

Founder & CEO, Giphy
Alex Chung is currently the founder and CEO of Giphy, the people who bring you all the GIFs. Before founding Giphy he was a Hacker in Residence at Betaworks and directed media technology for companies such as MTV, Viacom, Comcast, managed research for Paul Alles R&D lab, and started his career as a hardware engineer at Intel. A serial entrepreneur whose past projects include The Fridge a private social network acquired by... Read More →
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Chieh Huang

Co-Founder & CEO, Boxed
Chieh Huang is the CEO and a Co-founder of Boxed Wholesale.  Boxed is the wholesale experience for those without the time, means or patience for a brick-and-mortar warehouse club trip.  The company currently delivers to anywhere in the Continental USA, and has raised $150 million in funding to date.  In 2015, Chieh announced he would be personally paying for the college tuition of all of his employees... Read More →
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Jeff Raider

Co-Founder & CEO, Harry's Inc
Jeff is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Harry’s Inc., a company that manufactures and sells razor blades and grooming products to brands and consumers allover the world. Harry’s Inc. is headquartered in both New York City and Eisfeld, Germany. Its New York offices are home to Harry’s, the direct-to-consumer men’s grooming brand founded in 2013 that was created to provide men with a return to the essential shaving experience... Read More →


Thursday October 13, 2016 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011