Scaling Social Change with John Wood, Co-Hosted by Net Impact NYC & the Kellogg Alumni Club of New York
Net Impact NYC and the Kellogg Alumni Club of New York are thrilled to co-host a discussion with John Wood, Founder and Board Co-Chair of Room to Read. Join us tomorrow, 5/16 at Green Spaces 7-9pm, 394 Broadway, 5th floor.
John will talk about how he applied lessons from his career at Microsoft to create large-scale social change by founding Room to Read. His talk will be followed by a Q+A and networking session with light refreshments.
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JOHN WOOD is the founder and board chair of Room to Read. He started Room to Read after a fast-paced and distinguished career with Microsoft from 1991 to 1999. He was in charge of marketing and business development teams throughout Asia, including serving as director of business development for the Greater China region and as director of marketing for the Asia-Pacific region. John continues to bring Room to Read a vision for a scalable solution to developing global educational problems with an intense focus on results and an ability to attract a world-class group of employees, volunteers, and funders. Today, John focuses full-time on long-term strategy, capital acquisition, public speaking, and media opportunities for the organization. John also teaches at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and New York University's Stern School of Business and serves on the Advisory Board of the Clinton Global Initiative. John holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Colorado and a master's degree from the Kellogg School of Northwestern University.