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Purpose-driven startups: How sustainability drives innovation

Kenny Lee

Presenter: Kenny Lee, co-founder and CEO, Aigen
Topics: Fundamentals for Startups, Sustainability, Training
Posted: 04/14/2023


This talk explores the important role that startups with a clear sense of purpose play in driving innovation and sustainability. Companies with a clear purpose beyond just making money are better positioned to create positive change in the world. Entrepreneurship has the power to drive change and promote sustainability, which are catalysts for attracting and retaining talented employees. Kenny Lee will aim to explore what inspires individuals and organizations to embrace sustainability as a driver for innovation, and to see the potential of purpose-driven startups to create positive change in the world.

Presenter Bio

Kenny is a co-founder and CEO at Aigen with the mission to accelerate the world’s transition to a healthy food ecosystem with robotics and AI.

Kenny spent his career in the tech industry, and before Aigen, he was a co-founder of a cybersecurity startup with a successful exit. Most recently, his focus has been learning and investing in environmental, social, and governance (ESG), climate change, and technologies that can transform people’s lives for the better. He is also a mentor, advisor, and board member of early-stage startups.

Kenny received a Bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.

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