John Hope Bryant

Founder, Chairman and CEO, Operation HOPE

John Hope Bryant is a philanthropic entrepreneur and leader in the business of empowerment. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Operation HOPE. America's first nonprofit social investment banking organisation.

Since 1992, HOPE has raised more than $500 million in its pursuit of educating and inspiring the next generation of global stakeholders and empowered more than one million adults and over 400,000 youth in financial literacy. He is vice chair of the U.S. President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy and a respected international public speaker.

He serves as a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum and sits on its Global Agenda Councils' for Financial Empowerment. His work to eradicate the poverty has garnered him more than 400 awards and citations, including the Use Your Life Award by Oprah Winfrey. His current work includes sharing lessons from his new book "Love Leadership: New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World."