What if you could make money and make a difference in someone’s life? In this episode my special guest, Jacques-Philippe Piverger, will tell us how to build a successful career while having a social impact. Watch the video here or on our new youtube channel. Listen to the extended podcast by pushing the play button above.
In this episode you’ll learn:
- How to become a social entrepreneur
- How to generate and validate a business idea
- How meditation and breathing techniques can make you a better CEO
- Tips for defining success
- How solar polar lights are improving education, health, safety, and climate around the world
- Plus a whole lot more…
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”- Dr. Martin Luther King
Jacques-Philippe Piverger is the Co-founder & CEO of MPOWERD. As a social entrepreneur, Jacques-Philippe Piverger draws on his business and philanthropic experience to create positive change for humanity across the globe. He is deeply involved in all aspects of MPOWERD’s business and tirelessly works to bring innovative solar lighting solutions to the developed and developing world.
In addition to honing his business acumen as a Director at PineBridge Investments participating in over $10 billion of private equity, hedge and real estate transactions globally, Jacques-Philippe also worked at AIG Investments, Friedman Billings Ramsey and Barclays Capital. He founded The Soleil Group, a strategic marketing firm with a diverse portfolio of clients such as Western Union, Universal Music, New York Public Library, Glaceau Vitamin Water, BMG and Motorola. Jacques-Philippe is also Chairman of Regenerer Haiti, a 2500-acre quadruple bottom line sustainably designed community which takes into account people, planet, profit and society. He founded and is Chairman Emeritus of Soleil Global, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using renewable energy solutions to empower people in developing countries. Jacques-Philippe co-founded and is on the board of The Council of Urban Professionals and he is a Term Member of The Council on Foreign Relations, a Young Global Leader (as designated by The World Economic Forum) and an Advisory Board Member of George Clooney’s Hope for Haiti Now Fund.
An avid speaker on leadership, impact investing and being a sound global citizen, Jacques-Philippe holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth where he was a Private Equity Research Fellow. Jacques-Philippe is an avid martial artist having achieved proficiency in various modalities. His hobbies include meditation, yoga, reading and traveling. He is married to Jennifer and they have two children, Soleil and Jacques-Maxime.
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