|Harvard University, AB|
|Stanford University, MBA|
Randy Paynter is the Founder and CEO of Care2.com. With over 15 million members, Care2 is the largest online community of people making a difference in healthy & green living, human rights and animal welfare. Care2 empowers individuals to â€œMake a Differenceâ€ with daily actions, healthy living advice, news and blogs on causes, petitions, contests, groups and more.
Care2 adds more than 7,000 new members each day and is among the fastest growing sites among women and baby boomers. Care2 was Green Americaâ€™s 2009 Peopleâ€™s Choice Award Winner for Green Business of the Year. The company was founded in 1998, has offices in Redwood City, CA and Washington, DC and has over 50 employees.
Randy is an expert at creating and building a financially strong social enterprise. In 2008, Care2 became a â€œB Corporationâ€ as a mark of its commitment to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems and to set an example for other companies.
Randy is available to speak on how to create and build a financially strong social enterprise, the psychology of social engagement, entrepreneurship, growing a web site through word of mouth marketing techniques, creating an online presence that encourages active and repeat engagement, social media, and a personal commitment to making the world a better place. Randy is a frequent speaker at conferences including Bioneers, Social Venture Network, Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, SoCap, Aging in America, LOHAS and Green Festivals.
Prior to starting Care2, Paynter worked with venture capital firm Commtech Management. He holds an AB from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanfordâ€™s Graduate School of Business.