Ok. So. Um. Mr.T is not on our team. And neither are the other cast of the A-Team. But who knows, one day they may come across this and be inspired to join. For now, here is our team below, who, for imaginary wages that amount to unpaid, serve our vision of building Communities of Giving and promoting humanitarianism.
SARI STENFORS HAS An unbridled PASSION FOR INNOVATION, VIRTUAL WORLDS, AND ORGANIZATIONAL MODELS THAT CREATE SIGNIFICANT CHANGE. SHE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF AUGMENTED LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE, A CALIFORNIA BENEFIT CORPORATION HELPING ORGANIZATIONS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF VIRTUAL WORK AND WORLDS. SARI IS ALSO THE CEO OF INNOVATION DEMOCRACY INC, AN INTERNATIONAL NGO TEACHING INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN AFGHANISTAN AND OTHER REGIONS OF INSTABILITY. SHE HOLDS A PHD IN BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY AND WORKS IN VIRTUAL TOOL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES. HER ACADEMIC WORK HAS BEEN PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL DECISION MAKING, ORGANIZATION, AND JOURNAL OF PRODUCTIVITY ANALYSIS, AND SHE HAS TAUGHT MBA, MSC AND PHD-LEVEL COURSES IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND NEW LEARNING METHODOLOGIES. IN ADDITION TO HER CONSULTING AND ACADEMIC CAREER, SARI HAS OVER 15 YEARS OF EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE IN HEALTH CARE, RETAIL,ADVERTISING AND ENTERTAINMENT SECTORS. SHE IS AN ADVISOR AND A BOARD MEMBER FOR SEVERAL START-UP COMPANIES FOCUSED OF DISRUPTIVE BUSINESS IDEAS. SARI LIVES IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS – ONE OF THEM SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.
BOBAK Cyrus Bakhtiari. Founder and Director. firstname.lastname@example.org
Bobak is interested in transforming people’s habits into prolific generosity. His past involved work in Mental Health as an activity director and program developer, the Postal Service in Ireland, in digital media for global orphanage projects, and facilitating Performance Workshops and teaching acting to tiny humans. He currently works in the Petroleum sector, is an actor, and sometimes leads Dolphin Spying outings in Marina Del Rey. (None of this is made up.) Bobak holds a BA from Bowdoin College, training from the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, with additional certificates in Anger Management, Nicotine Cessation, and is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for child dependents of the court (casaforchildren.org). Bobak is an optimistic dancer, and can be on seen on various TV shows. He drinks raw goat milk when accessible.
ALEX Nosnik. Co-Founder. alexnosnik at gmail dot com
Alex is interested in working to find sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems. He has worked with social impact NGOs in Guatemala City and in south Asia, in North Texas helping to increase access to high quality, low cost healthcare by low-income households, as a strategy consultant to two healthcare companies, and currently on international development, public health focused projects. Alex is an enthusiastic cook and backpacker, and is on a perpetual quest to find the best Mexican food in the U.S. (he eagerly accepts recommendations). Alex holds a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Michigan and a BA from Bowdoin College.