Who Do You Want to Meet?

We connect companies with a mission to the C-level leaders who can help them grow their impact.

Why Us?

Unrivaled Convening Power

Relationships, Not Leads.

Our workshops and roundtables form lasting executive relationships to drive your mission.

Powered by Design Thinking.

We use the design thinking process to find solutions, not just dwell on problems.

High Touch, Deep Insights.

We create an exclusive, intellectually stimulating experience for your most valuable stakeholders.

Redefine the Agenda.

Shift perceptions and reframe the way the industry thinks about your key issues.

Forbes License Partner

The Only Consultancy Harnessing the Forbes Network.

We are the only consulting and expert network license partner of Forbes Media, the publisher of Forbes Magazine and Forbes.com.  We are a fully independent company.  

Forbes Ignite Expert Network

Global Experts at Your Fingertips.

We tap into the knowledge and expertise of a diverse group of subject matter experts to gather insights, synthesize knowledge, and create recommendations for clients.

Our Team

Leadership: Authorities on Tech, Impact and Innovation.

Our core leadership team are expert facilitators who are deeply grounded in the worlds of emerging technology, sustainability, design thinking, innovation and business strategy. They lead our workshops and bring the best out of your most valuable stakeholders.

Nicole Cacal
Founder & CEO

Nicole is a multi-faceted business designer with a passion for developing innovative tech solutions. She has a deep understanding of human-centered technologies by working at the intersection of business, design, and technology. She is also a professor at the Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute, teaching courses like Social Innovation and Strategic Technology.

Nicole has a BBA from the University of Hawaii, an MSc from the Parsons School of Design, and an MSc from Columbia University.

Will Thompson
Chief Strategy Officer

Will is the former publisher of the first major-media AI magazine, Forbes AI. He also served as Forbes’ SVP of Insights and Strategy, where he led the firm’s tech and business research practice. Will counsels C-level leaders at F1000 companies and disruptive startups on how to use technology to revolutionize their business models and communicate innovations in a way that will drive adoption and revenue growth.

Will has a BA and MBA from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.

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Reach out to us for the opportunity to collaborate with a team of experts who can help you spark a new conversation in the global C-Suite.

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