Environment, Social and Wellness Innovations at corporations
Ted is a global visionary and thought leader recognized as an innovation catalyst and connector of people and resources. He is the CEO of Bodhi Tree, a metaphysical and spiritual bookstore with a 49 year history in West Hollywood Los Angeles. Under new ownership and leadership, Bodhi Tree is taking its traditions and experience online in a 2.0 fashion providing courses, tools and resources for spiritual and personal growth. Prior to Bodhi Tree Ted led the Social Venture Network, a member network of social entrepreneurs including the founders of Ben & Jerry’s, Stonyfield Farms, ABC Home, B Corp and others. He led Innovators International that brought large corporate companies together to solve innovation challenges. Ted was also Executive Director of the LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) Conference, built and led the global expansion of the $300B+ concept of LOHAS through strategic business development and industry-leading participation from global corporations. Ted has a passion for social entrepreneurship, global travel and is a lifelong learner. He also serves on several boards promoting wellness, sustainability, and micro enterprises.