Social Evolution’s trustees are among the most talented, committed, and innovative people working today. We are proud to count them as part of our team.

    Max Borders

    Max Borders is Executive Director of Social Evolution, a non-profit startup dedicated to liberating people and solving social problems through innovation. Max is author of After Collapse and The Social Singularity. He is also co-founder of the Future Frontiers conference/festival.

    Brian Robertson

    Brian Robertson is an experienced entrepreneur, organizational pioneer, and author of the book Holacracy: The New Management System for a Rapidly Changing World. He is best known for his work developing Holacracy®, a self-management practice for running purpose-driven, responsive companies.

    Colin Pape

    Colin is a serial entrepreneur who founded the community commerce network, He is also co-founder and CEO of, a decentralized competitor in the search engine space. He lives with his wife and son in Midland, Ontario.

    Michael Porcelli

    Michael Porcelli is a renowned expert on the practice of Metarelating and is a certified Holacracy trainer. Porcelli brings both to his consulting practice, Bedrock Culture and Leadership.

    Michael Strong

    Michael Strong is an education and Startup City entrepreneur, author of The Habit of Thought and lead author of Be the Solution: How Entrepreneurs and Conscious Capitalists Can Solve All the World's Problems. He is co-founder of FLOW, Conscious Capitalism, Radical Social Entrepreneurs, and KoSchool.

    Joel Dusoe

    Joel Dusoe is a former talent development officer at CKI. 

    Matt McKibbin

    Matt is a decentralization evangelist, a business development guru, and he's passionate about blockchains, smart contracts, venture capital. Matt is founder of, an organization devoted to developing initiatives in the blockchain and tokenization space.

    James Anderson

    James is co-founder of Blockchain Investor and former marketing manager at IHS and FEE. He is fascinated by all things in the cryptocurrency and tokenization space. He lives in the Washington, D.C. area.

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