President & CEO
Bret Waters is a Silicon Valley executive who has long had a passion for social entrepreneurship.
He was co-founder of Metagraphics (an early leader in web-based publishing), Founder and CEO of Artmachine (acquired by eMotion, now OpenText, NASDAQ:OTEX), and served as interim Chief Operating Officer for Stanford Schools Corporation at Stanford University.
He is currently a member of the Advisory Council at the Stanford University School of Education, and serves as a mentor for the Global Social Benefit Incubator within the Center for Science, Technology and Society at the Graduate School of Business at Santa Clara University.
Bret holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and his executive education includes The Executive Program for Entrepreneurship at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and Behavioral Finance at the Recanati School of Business at the University of Tel Aviv.
spare time he
writes a personal blog on social innovation.
lives in Woodside, CA, where he
has two beautiful daughters and one very sweet yellow lab.