BIAN 'B' LI

B is an entrepreneur, futurist and former investment banker at the intersection of finance, operations, technology and social innovation. With 15+ years of experience working with hundreds of entrepreneurs, innovators and changemakers of all sizes across 30 countries, she is now the founder of The Hungry Lab, where she specializes in unlocking and unleashing the potential of individuals, teams and organizations to create a greater innovation and impact to solve critical global challenges. She also advises large scale organizations and governments on designing the collaborative value networks and "glocal" ecosystems needed to grow them.

She is a multiple time TEDx speaker, appeared in Inc. Magazine and speaks and presents frequently around the world. She is a board member and advisor to a diverse array of startups and social enterprises. She is a member of Women in Blockchain and a mentor for Blockchain for Social Impact's Decentralized Hackathon and Incubator.

Bian is known as a passionate advocate of changing the world through technology and someone who makes big ideas happen through expert strategy and teamwork. In doing so, she’s had the privilege of working with and bringing together presidents, prime ministers, farmers, Fortune 500 CEOs, scientists, journalists, technologists, and students.

She has a Master of Engineering in Global Supply Chain Management & Logistics from the MIT Global SCALE Program.

For her work in grassroots financial empowerment and community development in Ghana, she has been officially enstooled as a Queen Mother of a village in Ghana, with the title Queen Mother Mama Asinor II.