Shawn Parr: What Is At The Intersection Where Innovation And Social Change Meet?

Shawn Parr: What Is At The Intersection Where Innovation And Social Change Meet?
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The founder of 'The Intersection Event' Randy Haykin shares how he has found that social entrepreneurship is shifting the focus from profits to 'impact.'

Shawn Parr, Bulldog Drummond
  • 7 april 2012

There has been a lot of talk about “intersections” lately–intersections of business and art, intersections of marketing and nature, intersections of technology and health, and so on.

I recently became involved in a conversation about intersections through the new annual event, The Intersection Event, which examines the intersection between business innovation and social change. This year’s event was set inside of Pixar Animation Studios, and next year’s is slated to be held in January at the Googleplex. But more interesting than their backdrops, which are arguably among the most creative in the country, is the question they’re trying to answer: “Can business innovation and social change effectively create a symbiotic relationship?”

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