Stuart Williams

Stuart Williams

Founder, CEO, and Chairman
In Place Impact

Stuart is a pioneer of (1993 co-creator of the platform called “Making A Profit While Making a Difference” - for which he has been granted a Trademark), and a global leader in, the Leadership and Management strategy known as Profit for Purpose.

He is the creator of Impact Economics, which is the future of how edited forms of Business & Capitalism will create resilient, sustainable, and inclusive Communities. After a rigorous 9-year pilot in Charleston, SC, Impact Economics is now being scaled across the world.

During his career, he has created almost $1B in realized shareholder value for the companies he started and sold, and or was an executive at.

He is a renowned “Impact Ecosystems Architect”, advising Governments, Corporations, Families of Wealth, Community Leaders, and Foundations on how to embed Leadership & Management Through the Lens of Profit for Purpose into their organizations.

He designed and still helps teach the award-winning, 6 credit ImpactX Class at the College of Charleston, plus Charleston’s free community class focused on inclusive Impact Entrepreneurship. Both classes allow people to participate in and personally benefit from the creation of a sustainable future. He is also the founder of the Stuart Williams Impact Scholars program at The College of Charleston.

Stuart is a Founder, CEO, Chairman, Speaker, Author, Mentor, and Board Member, and believes that:

"What is in our heads makes us marginally dangerous to the status quo, but what is in our hearts makes us a global force to be reckoned with".

Track: Next-Generation Design & Business Model Innovation

Reimagining a new economy for both people and the planet has never been more critical. Business models or decisions made by businesses, governments, technology players, industries, and corporations collectively empower and advance... see more

Tuesday 18th October
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM