Provocation: Why innovation won’t save the world

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august, 2020

04aug10:00 am10:45 amVirtual EventProvocation: Why innovation won't save the world10:00 am - 10:45 am BST Event Type :Provocation

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If you think we are going to innovate our way out of the situation we are in, how come innovation didn’t stop us ending up here in the first place? Tom Rippin explores what really needs to change to bring about the future we need.

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Tom Rippin

CEO and Founder of On Purpose

Show bio +After some years researching cancer, Tom started his non-academic career at management consultants McKinsey & Company, where he worked across the private, public and non-profit sectors. He transitioned into the social enterprise space, first advising the CEO of Comic Relief on private sector matters and then working at (RED), the business founded by Bono and Bobby Shriver to help eliminate AIDS in Africa, where he was Managing Director for Europe and Director of Business Development for (RED) International. As well as running On Purpose, Tom is a Trustee of The Global Action Plan and has been the Chair of Spice and an Advisory Board Member of Big Society Capital.