David Korten

is co-founder of YES! Media, president of the Living Economies Forum, member of the Club of Rome and author of influential books, including “When Corporations Rule the World” and “Change the Story, Change the Future: A Living Economy for a Living Earth”. “His work draws on lessons learned from the 21 years he and his wife, Fran, have lived and worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America in a quest to end global poverty.