Andrew Zolli

Executive Director, The Garrison Institute; Author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back; Adviser, Planet Labs

Andrew Zolli is a well-known thinker, social innovator and advisor whose work spans the fields of innovation, foresight, social change and resilience. Andrew oversees the ecological, humanitarian, and sustainable development portfolio of Planet, which has deployed the largest constellation of Earth-observing satellites in history. Together, this system images the entire surface of the Earth every day, in high resolution. Andrew is the author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back, published by Simon and Schuster in the U.S., and in many other languages and territories around the world. From 2003-2014, Andrew was the primary curatorial force behind PopTech, a renowned innovation and social change network. He has advised dozens of companies, government agencies, NGOs and philanthropies on their resilience-strategies.