Tech Talk Forum - Boston Based Technology that Impacts Conscious Business

  • April 13, 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • NextJump 1 Kendall Square, Building 200 4th Floor, Boston, MA
  • 9


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The Conscious Capitalism Boston chapter will bring together a diverse group of leaders to explore how their technology impacts doing conscious businesses.

In this interactive conversation, groups of tech leaders will talk about how their technology comes into being, as it influences, higher purpose, stakeholders, conscious cultures and conscious leadership which all guides decision-making and behavior change. 

Moderated by Danielle Lucido from Linkage Inc.

John Hillard Next Jump

John Hilliard is a senior software engineer and has worked at Next Jump since 2008. After graduating from MIT, John joined Next Jump and has worked on a wide range of engineering projects from an email platform to an e-commerce architecture. After a few years at Next Jump, John joined Next Jump’s leadership team and played a larger role in growing both the business results and the culture of the company. Along the way, John discovered his passion for mentoring engineers, teaching and giving back. In 2012, he lead the development of That platform ended up raising over one million dollars to fund thousands of high poverty classrooms all over the country. More recently, John worked with local non-profit Cambridge Community Services to create and teach a course that taught coding skills to local high school students. In the summer of 2015, John was the recipient of Next Jump’s highest honor: The Avengers Award. The Avengers Award is a peer-nominated recognition that highlights service to others.

Cullen Schwarz Co-Founder the DoneGood app

Co-Founder & Chief of Good Thoughts for DoneGood, Cullen is a recovering political staffer who turned to entrepreneurship to avoid wearing suits every day. He was a philosophy major and still lives by the teachings of Camus, de Beauvoir and The Dude. Cullen is passionate about people using their dollars to create change and galvanizing the business-as-a-force-for-good movement. 

He is the former Press Secretary and spokesman for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack; Communications Director for Members of Congress and multiple high-profile political campaigns; producer of award-winning TV ads and a former grassroots organizer. Cullen has spent his career building campaigns, organizations, and messaging that helps turn people's beliefs into action; doing the same at DoneGood. Originally from Michigan, Cullen is a long-time Detroit Lions fan--which has provided ample training for remaining positive even in the most disappointing of circumstances. When he retires, he plans to "move to the jungle to write books.

Stefan Pagacik Founder My4Score

Stefan has guest lectured at Boston University’s School of Management and at the Brandeis International Business School. He has spoken at the Conscious Capitalism conference, Assn of University Technology Managers and the Southern New England Entrepreneurs Forum. He has a B.A. in English from Harvard.

Stefan conceived of and spearheaded a research project, which led to the formation of the Regional Technology Development Center of Cape Cod, a technology venture lab which partners with Woods Hole Oceanographic and the Marine Biological Lab. 

Last year Stefan co-founded my4, a technology and data company that incorporates personal values, ESG and CSR ratings into investing and spending decisions ( Prior to founding my4, Stefan created an impact platform called T9E for 8of9 LLC, a regulatory technology company in New York.


6:00pm Refreshments and networking

6:30pm Moderator introduces the format and the three company speakers.

6:50pm Breakout Sessions

Breakout into small groups of 6-8. Each group will take 15-20 minutes to introduce themselves and share how technology is impacting them in their personal or professional lives. 

7:20pm Share Back with Panel & Take Culture Tour 

Each breakout group takes five minutes to share back to the room questions or themes that they are noticing. 

Then attendees may opt to take the 'Culture Tour' of the 2 Billion dollar company NextJump. 

7:45pm Q&A

Hope to see you there!


*Donation Fee $10 for non CC Boston Chapter Members.  Free for CC Boston Chapter Members 

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