Creating Systemic Change for People and Planet

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KSA 2025
2ND EDITION

THE PURPOSE LEGACY

WHERE FAMILY BUSINESSES MEET TO WRITE THE FUTURE

ABOUT WORLD WITH PURPOSE ksa 2025

World with Purpose KSA is an exclusive invitation-only summit that brings together the top 200 global family businesses with the leading family businesses of Saudi Arabia to foster partnerships and discuss the pivotal role of family enterprises in driving global prosperity and impactful change.  

This closed-door event will showcase how family businesses can leverage their influence for significant social impact, harness technological advancements to drive innovation, and facilitate cross-border collaborations that open new growth avenues in support of Vision 2030.  It will delve into the most disruptive investments poised to revolutionize industries and contribute to a sustainable future, aiming to create a legacy of prosperity and positive impact for future generations.

WORLD WITH PURPOSE KSA
2nd Edition
Location: Riyadh, KSA
Dates: 11-12 February, 2025

Mission
WHO WILL ATTEND
themes
Objectives

Why Saudi Arabia as the 2nd Edition of World with Purpose

ALIGNMENT WITH SAUDI VISION 2030 AND SUPPORT THE ROLE OF KSA IN ENABLING GLOBAL PROSPERITY

FAMILY BUSINESSES AS A CATALYST FOR INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE GROWTH IN THE REGION AND BEYOND

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS TO BUILD TRUST AND EXPAND GLOBAL FOOTPRINT IN THE WORLD

CHANNELING DISRUPTIVE INVESTMENTS THAT PRESENT INCREDIBLE FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FAMILY BUSINESSES

PROPOSED INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS

Sanda Ojambo

Assistant Secretary General United Nations Global Compact

Todd Ruppert

Former CEO and President of T. Rowe Price Global Investment Services, and venture partner of Greenspring Associates, a $14 billion VC firm

A visionary impact investor with passion for the arts

RIchard Branson

The importance of passion in business

Roberta Calarese

Founder and Chief Executive Officer GHAYA; Former Secretary General of the Dubai International Financial Centre

Women leading with purpose and shaping a new business narrative

Prof. Ilya Strabulev

is the David S. Lobel Professor of Private Equity and Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is an expert in corporate finance, venture capital, innovation financing, and financial decision-making. He is the founder and director of the Stanford GSB Venture Capital Initiative

Building a venture mindset

Dr. Zach Bush

Zach Bush MD is a physician specializing in internal medicine, endocrinology and hospice care. He is an internationally recognized educator and thought leader on the microbiome as it relates to health, disease, and food systems

Human and Planetary Evolution

Katie Wachsberger

Dana Global is an Abu Dhabi-based venture builder for women-led startups in desert technology: agtech, foodtech, water solutions, circular economy, and renewable energy specifically geared for the unique desert climate of the Middle East.

Discovering Desert Tech

Paul Polman

Former Global Chief Executive Officer Unilever and author of Net Positive

Giving more than taking

Magnus Grimeland

Magnus Grimeland is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Antler, a global early-stage VC enabling and investing in the world's most exceptional people. He leads a global team across 5 continents and 14 locations with the mission to fundamentally improve the world by supporting founders, who are building the defining companies oftomorrow.

Building Next Gen Founders

Colin Mayer

is the Emeritus Professor of Management Studies at the Blavatnik School of Government and Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He explores the urgent need for a new approach to capitalism that values more than just profit and focuses on creating sustainable development

Prosperity: Better business makes the greater good

Ester Dyson

Esther Dyson is an American investor, journalist, author, commentator and philanthropist. She is the executive founder of Wellville, a nonprofit project focused on improving equitable wellbeing. Dyson is also an angel investor focused on health care, open government, digital technology, biotechnology, and outer space

Women leading in space

David Yang

David Yang is a Silicon Valley-based serial entrepreneur, founder and Board Director at ABBYY, co-founder of Yva.ai, World Economic Forum named him as one of the top 100 World Technology Pioneers

Bridging the gap between technology and humanity

Bruno Roche

Founder of Economics of Mutuality and former Chief Economist of Mars. Author of the disruptive books “Completing Capitalism: Heal Business to Heal the World” and “Putting Purpose into Practice” with Colin Mayer

Economics of Mutuality

Soraya Hosni Gonsales

Soraya is a tech founder (Clever Harvest) a BMW Foundation Responsible Leader, and the NEXUS Global Ambassador for Tunisia. Her anthropological experience and polyglot ability has shaped her ability to launch enterprises that have value across cultures and traditions

Purposeful Agritech

Josette Sheeran

Vice-Chairwoman World Economic Forum; Undersecretary for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, US Dept of State; International Council on Women's Business Leadership Committee on access to markets, US State Department

The responsibility of priviledge

Iza Sia Login

Iza Sia Login co-founded the tech unicorn Outfit7, creating the Talking Tom mobile gaming franchise which would go on to collect over 18 billion downloads and become one of the most downloaded app franchises of all time. From the very conception of Outfit7, Iza Sia’s $1 billion-dollar exit had a greater purpose than profit and had been manifested with the intention to power her present-day philanthropic megaprojects.

Maximising Performance to scale Impact

Nipun Mehta

Nipun Mehta is the founder of ServiceSpace, a global community working at the intersection of technology, volunteerism and a gift culture. As a designer of large-scale social movements that are rooted in small acts of service and powered by micro moments of inner transformation, his work has uniquely catalyzed "many to many" networks of community builders grounded in their localities and rooted in practices of cultivating deeper connection -- with oneself, each other and our systems.

Designing for Generosity

Sal Khan

Salman Khan is an American educator and the founder of Khan Academy, a free online non-profit educational platform with which he has produced over 6,500 video lessons teaching a wide spectrum of academic subjects, originally focusing on mathematics and science. He is also the founder of Khan Lab School, a private in-person school in Mountain View, California.

Unleashing education through AI

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