Jeremy Heimans

Jeremy Heimans

Co-Founder and CEO, Purpose, author of New Power

Jeremy Heimans

Jeremy Heimans is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, an organization headquartered in New York that builds and supports social movements around the world.

He is the co-founder of GetUp!, an Australian political organization with more members than all of Australia's political parties combined. He has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business and received the Ford Foundation's 75th anniversary Visionary Award.  With Henry Timms, Jeremy is co-author of the book NEW POWER: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World--and How to Make It Work for You, forthcoming April 2018 from Doubleday. Their thinking on “new power” was featured as the Big Idea in Harvard Business Review, as one of 2014’s top TED talks with over 1.25 million views, and by CNN as one of the Top Ten Ideas to Change the World in 2015.

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