We are pleased to welcome social enterprise pioneer Mike Brady of Greyston, who strives to Be The Difference by removing barriers and creating opportunity for those most marginalized. 

Mr. Brady, who is often acknowledged as a champion of Open Hiring™, will share his perspective on what it takes to make change.

Greyston Bakery is best known for manufacturing brownies that go into the Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Fudge Brownie ice cream and for its practice of Open Hiring™, which embraces an individual’s potential by providing employment regardless of background or work history. His innovative approach has been recognized by the TED Institute, FastCompany, Mashable, and Forbes.

Watch Mr. Brady’s inspiring TED Talk below: