Speaker David KATZ
David Katz is the Founder of The Plastic Bank and winner of Entrepreneur Organization's Global Citizen of the Year. This award is given to one member of E.O. each year that uses their entrepreneurial skills to make positive change in the world. After 10 successful years of business, David sold his GPS tracking technology company to focus on the growth of The Plastic Bank. The Plastic Bank makes plastic waste a currency that can be exchanged to help lift people out of poverty by providing income and additional life-improving items and services. By revealing the value in waste plastic The Plastic Bank helps reduce global poverty while stopping plastic from entering our oceans and waterways.
David also founded The Core Values Institute, which is a global thought leadership platform and consultancy that helps entrepreneurs uncover and live in line with the values that lead to their success. David’s workshops and “Values Auction” uncover the values that guide every decision the entrepreneur makes.