Archive for August 2019

Tech Disruptor Karn Manhas Alters the Future of Farming

For Karn Manhas, food is deeply personal. “I don’t think we realize how intimate food is,” the YPO member says. “It’s not something we just interact with. We put it in us. What we eat actually becomes a part of us.” Bearing that in mind, Manhas founded Terramera. His idea was as simple as it…

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#PayWhatYouCan Brings the Outdoors to More People

Summer vacations are a much-anticipated time of the year for many Americans — but not all. According to an annual survey conducted by Bankrate, only 52 percent of Americans are planning to take a vacation in 2019. Why? The biggest barrier for 60 percent is they simply can’t afford to — with 44 percent citing…

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Improving Innovation Power In Your Business

In this day and age with accelerating technological development and convergence of industries, all forward-looking organizations must find ways to improve their innovation power. Real Leaders, the preferred partner publication of YPO, recently published a series of articles focused on ways successful businesses are tapping into their internal well-spring of innovation. In order to do…

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2 Tactics to Give Your Social Media Strategy a Facelift

A company’s social media presence can often be an easy way to create and maintain customer relations. For both digital marketing and public relations professionals alike, a strong social media calendar can take a load of stress and work off the table. But sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in a bit of a content…

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Mansoor Hamayun Redefines What A Next-Generation Energy Company Looks Like

In March 2019, the World Bank released its Electricity Access in sub-Saharan Africa report. It measures the status quo of access to electricity, compares the nuances of regional and country variations in access to electricity, and identifies some root impediments to increasing access to electricity in the sub-Sahara. The results were telling. More than 600 million people…

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How A Tech Entrepreneur Turned a Personal Crisis Into A War Against Cancer

Roy de Souza created one of the world’s largest internet advertising technology firms. But his real journey has just begun. In April 2017, Roy de Souza, founder of ZEDO, and his wife, Aisha de Sequeira, Morgan Stanley Managing Director and YPO member, were on the way to an evening together at a friend’s home in South…

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Executive Mark Lubner Evangelizes On the Power of Business To Do Good

When Marc Lubner joined his father in running the non-profit Afrika Tikkun, his motivation was decidedly different from what drives him today. Lubner, a member of YPO and a 2019 YPO Global Impact Honoree says he didn’t join that organization because he was passionate about the development of children. “I was really just passionate about…

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