Lance Pierce is CEO of NetHope. NetHope is a consortium of more than 50 leading global nonprofits representing 60% of the world's international aid delivered through NGOs annually, united with major technology companies and funding institutions to design, fund, implement, adapt, and scale innovative approaches to solve some of the world’s most complex humanitarian, development, and conservation challenges. He has been a leader, strategic adviser and executive with companies, foundations and non-profits; building new ventures and partnerships for sustainable investing, corporate responsibility, international development and policy. Prior roles include President of CDP North America, the world's largest platform for investors, corporations and cities to share data, manage performance and build action programs on climate, energy, water, forests and supply chains, and Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer of leading sustainability organization, Ceres, where he oversaw policy and strategic planning, launched signature program initiatives and co-founded the $22 trillion Global Investor Coalition. He is a Senior Program Fellow at the Harvard Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Executive Forum member at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship and a former Track Adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative.