Context Partners CEO, Charlie Brown and Sr. Strategist, Robert Benedict, will join 3,000 entrepreneurs, impact investors, business leaders and philanthropists October 10-13 at the 2017 Social Capital Markets conference (SOCAP17) in San Francisco.

Their experiential session, Movement Makers: The Method Behind their Momentum, illuminates the three social movement must haves, including the six roles behind effective engagement design. The team will pull stories from more than a decade of designing innovation challenges, and influencing millions of relationships across corporate and philanthropic clientele. Learn more or register

SOCAP is the world’s leading conference on activating the power of capital markets to drive positive social and environmental impact – convening the marketplace at the intersection of money and meaning. The conference brings together impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, business leaders and other innovators from across the world in a unique cross-sector approach to catalyze collaboration for change. Now in its 10th year, SOCAP attracts over 3,000 people annually to accelerate the flow of capital for good.

Founder of Context Partners, Charlie Brown’s work has strengthened millions of relationships for clients including Microsoft, The Rockefeller Foundation and Frontier Communications. After years of observing how social entrepreneurs harness the power of communities worldwide, Charlie created a network methodology and practice for all organizations seeking to be leaders in what he sees as a Relationship Revolution. His approach, Community Centered Design, has been featured in Rotman Management Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Forbes,, and Stanford Social Innovation Review.

A founding member of Context Partners, Robert Benedict has designed, implemented and evaluated networks and prizes for global philanthropies, Fortune 500 companies, governments and world leaders for more than a decade. He’s been a pioneer for social impact through open innovation platforms, including leading Context Partners’ work on the State Refor(u)m network and the Black Male Engagement ( network. His passion is providing network members an incredible experience.