Reinvent Business - A Special Hackathon - To Imagine, Design and Build the 21st Century Enterprise

frog
frog works with the world’s leading companies, helping them to design, engineer, and bring to market meaningful products and services. With an interdisciplinary team of more than 1,000 designers, strategists, and software engineers, frog delivers connected experiences that span multiple technologies, platforms, and media. frog works across a broad spectrum of industries, including consumer electronics, telecommunications, healthcare, energy, automotive, media, entertainment, education, finance, retail, and fashion. Clients include Disney, GE, HP, Intel, Microsoft, MTV, Qualcomm, Siemens, and many other Fortune 500 brands. Founded in 1969, frog is headquartered in San Francisco, with locations in Amsterdam, Austin, Boston, Bangalore, Johannesburg, Kiev, Milan, Munich, New York, Seattle, Shanghai, and Vinnitsa.

BSR
BSR works with its global network of nearly 300 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North and South America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.

Dachis Group
Dachis Group is the world’s leading social software and solutions firm. Dachis Group designs, develops, manages, and measures the Social Business performance for the world’s leading brands through a combination of Dachis Group’s proprietary big data social analytics, SaaS based social intelligence data services, and the world’s leading Social Business solutions group. More than lightweight social broadcast point solutions or commodity social content management systems, Dachis Group helps the world’s leading brands by providing the data, insights, and action programs to deliver powerful social engagement at scale.The company serves over 50% of Fortune 500 brands worldwide including clients Disney, Discover Financial Services, Estée Lauder, Hewlett Packard, IHG, Kodak, Nestlé, Nokia, and Target with a global network of offices employing over 250 professionals around the world.

Net Impact
Net Impact inspires a new generation of leaders to put their business skills to work for a better world. We help members transform their careers into ones that make a 'net impact'-benefiting not just the bottom line, but people and planet too. More than 20,000 student and professional members turn to Net Impact for learning, connections, and leadership opportunities. Net Impact chapters can be found in cities across the globe and on the world's leading business school campuses.

Cue Ball
Cue Ball is a Boston-based venture capital firm founded on the simple premise and philosophy that human-capital trumps all. Our mantra cuts across all our relationships: from the entrepreneurs we back, to our unique investor base and industry network, to our very own investment team. We are business-builders for business-builders, with some of the deepest experience and expansive networks in the areas in which we invest. We want to be massively value-add and love doing so, especially when we find that rare intersection of extraordinary people, strongly differentiated businesses, and a cultural simpatico between our teams. We commit to working tirelessly with such entrepreneurs and feel privileged to join them in their journeys.

Blumberg Capital
Blumberg Capital is an early-stage venture firm that works closely with innovative entrepreneurs to build exceptional companies. The team has over a century of relevant experience collaborating with disruptive technology companies in Software, Digital and Social Media, Mobile and Consumer Internet. Their relevant operational expertise and focused network enables them to be bridge-builders, connecting entrepreneurs with key business, technology, and investor partnerships to drive success. Blumberg Capital is headquartered in San Francisco with team members located in New York and Israel.

LRN
Since 1994, LRN has helped over 17 million people at more than 700 companies worldwide simultaneously navigate complex legal and regulatory environments and foster ethical cultures. LRN's combination of practical tools, education, and strategic advice helps companies translate their values into concrete corporate practices and leadership behaviors that create sustainable competitive advantage. In partnership with LRN, companies need not choose between living principles and maximizing profits, or between enhancing reputation and growing revenue: all are a product of principled performance. LRN works with organizations in more than 100 countries and has offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, and Mumbai.

Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities, and the arts. More than 11,000 students in the university's seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration, and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon's main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California's Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Mexico. The university is in the midst of a $1 billion fundraising campaign, titled "Inspire Innovation: The Campaign for Carnegie Mellon University," which aims to build its endowment, support faculty, students, and innovative research, and enhance the physical campus with equipment and facility improvements.

Fast Company
Fast Company is the world's leading progressive business-media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design. Written for, by, and about the most progressive business leaders. Editor Robert Safian was named AdWeek's Editor of the Year in 2009. Under the leadership of publisher Christine Osekoski, Fast Company has made AdWeek's Hot List for three consecutive years, and FastCompany.com executive editor Noah Robischon has tripled traffic and revenue year over year. Fast Company is owned by Joe Mansueto, founder, chairman, and CEO of Morningstar, a leading provider of independent investment research.

Silicon Valley Bank
For nearly three decades, SVB Financial Group and its subsidiaries, including Silicon Valley Bank, have been dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. SVB Financial Group is a financial holding company that serves companies in the technology, life science, clean tech, venture capital, private equity and premium wine industries. Offering diversified financial services through Silicon Valley Bank, SVB Analytics, SVB Capital, and SVB Private Bank, SVB Financial Group provides clients with commercial, investment, international and private banking services. The company also offers funds management, broker-dealer transactions and asset management, as well as the added value of its knowledge and networks worldwide. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB) operates through 26 offices in the U.S. and international operations in China, India, Israel and the United Kingdom.

“Reinvent Business” is supported by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Values in Decision-Making.