Publisher & CEO, Future of Good
Vinod is a seasoned entrepreneur and leader with 10+ years experience in innovation, organizational strategy, strategic partnerships, and future-proofing including extensive work leading teams and developing products, platforms and programs in philanthropic, not-for-profit, private, and cross-sector contexts.
Vinod is Publisher & CEO of Future of Good, a new digital content platform dedicated to illuminating stories, innovations, and trends shaping social impact. Future of Good also produces the Future of Good Summit, the premier gathering of impact-focused leaders who want to navigate the trends, tensions, and transformations shaping how we do good.
Vinod was Co-founder and Executive Director of Impact Hub Ottawa, the largest multi-sector social innovation environment in Canada’s capital. He recently oversaw strategy and business model development as the founding Managing Director of Rideau Hall Foundation, chaired by former Governor General David Johnston. Vinod also launched Canada’s social R&D network as a Fellow with SiG working to seed ecosystem conditions to strengthen embedded R&D capacity in Canada’s non-profits. His ground-breaking work in social R&D is referenced around the world.
Vinod is on the Advisory Board to The MATCH International Women’s Fund. He was designated as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, is a member of the Banff Forum community, and is a recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Canada.
Vinod is a regular commentator in the media, an invited speaker to conferences around the world on emerging trends, innovation, disruption, future of philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, and systems change.