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Christopher Gergen

Christopher Gergen is CEO of Forward Impact that develops entrepreneurial working and living communities including HQ Raleigh, HQ Greensboro, and Think House.   Christopher is also the founder of Forward Communities, a non-profit that has launched community-based efforts to develop and scale high-impact social entrepreneurs including Bull City Forward in Durham, NC, Queen City Forward in Charlotte, NC, and Moore Forward in Moore County, NC.  Christopher is the co-founder of Forward Cities – a national learning collaborative between cities focused on building more inclusive innovation economies and is helping the Aspen Institute launch a new Center for Urban Innovation. Additionally, Christopher is Innovator in Residence with the Center for Creative Leadership, a fellow with Duke University’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship initiative, and co-author of the nationally acclaimed book Life Entrepreneurs: Ordinary People Creating Extraordinary Lives, as well as a bi-weekly column on “Doing Better at Doing Good.” He is a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute and lives with his wife and two children in Durham, NC.
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