“Moving the Needle” is a highly interactive podcast series featuring conversations with a globally curated mix of policymakers, philanthropists, private investors, and social innovators who are driving break-through investments and actions that address persistent economic inequities in our cities and regions and improve inclusive competitiveness. Hosted by Christopher Gergen and Johnathan Holifield, an uncommon pairing who arrived at the common need for “doing needle moving sh#t” from very different lived experiences.

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Why Listen?

Communities worldwide are at an inflection point.  In the devastating wake of COVID, there are unparalleled opportunities to move the needle on realizing truly inclusive prosperity, fueled by dynamic economic growth. To realize this potential, bold, innovative actions and investments are required.  We’re all in this together. By joining the conversation you will:

  • Gain a deeper understanding on channeling investment for the greater good
  • Connect with bold leaders on the forefront of
    impact investment
  • Come away inspired by the stories behind the innovation
  • Learn ways to bring these ideas to your community
  • Get in on the fun!

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About the hosts

Christopher Gergen, CEO of Forward Impact and Johnathan Holifield, VP for New Economies at Bitwise Industries, arrived at the common need for “doing needle moving sh*t” from very different lived experiences. Through their ever growing networks of impact driven individuals they aim to aid you gaining insights into how you can impact your communities and beyond.

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