How Family Business Leaders Can Help Drive Change
Whether you’re considering your career beyond the family business or adding philanthropy into the current mix, join us for a compelling discussion with Court and Robin Lorenzini, co-founders of The Lorenzini Family Foundation, along with Foundation Source’s National Director of Philanthropic Advisory Services, Elizabeth Wong and Family Business Magazine’s Publishing Director, David Shaw, for insights on what happens when you successfully transition beyond the business and channel that business energy to positively impact the community and your children.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
2 PM ET | 11 AM PT
As a business owner, you impact your employees, organization, and industry every day. But what if there was a way to extend that impact and drive change in your community and beyond?
With a private foundation, no matter the size, you can start making a difference today while building your personal legacy and creating a way to engage your family for generations to come.
In this webinar, you will learn:
• The advantages of formalized giving through a private foundation vs. individual charitable giving
• Opportunities of transitioning from leading a business to a foundation
• The benefits of incorporating family members and spouses into your philanthropic mission
• Insights on navigating the shift from corporate leader to philanthropist
• The integration of philanthropy in day-to-day work
• Lessons learned on the journey from the corporate world to the philanthropic world
Co-founder of The Lorenzini Family Foundation and Founding CEO of DocuSign
Mr. Lorenzini is the founder and CEO of multiple successful technology startups including DocuSign, Point.com, Primus BioVision and MetaBrite Inc. His latest venture, Founder Nexus, aims to radically increase the success rate of early stage startups, and his work with the Lorenzini Family Foundation is aggressively investing in building a stronger and more equitable society. Additionally, Mr. Lorenzini serves on the Boards of many early-stage companies across the US and UK as well as the United States Olympic and Paralympic Foundation, and is an active investor and advisor. Over his career, Mr. Lorenzini has raised over $300M in venture and strategic funding from leading corporations and venture capital funds. Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures, Mr. Lorenzini held senior management positions with Cisco Systems and KLA-Tencor, and spent three years running a technology business in Neuchatel, Switzerland. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and post graduate credentials from Stanford University, UC Berkeley and University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Co-founder of The Lorenzini Family Foundation
Robin has three amazing daughters and is married to Court Lorenzini ME '87.
National Director of Philanthropic Advisory Services at Foundation Source
Publishing Director, Family Business Magazine