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Dollars and Change: January 10, 2019

Hosts Sandi Hunt and Sherryl Kuhlman are joined by Vikram Dewan (CEO and President, Philadelphia Zoo), Andrew Behar (CEO, As You Sow), and Miranda Wang (Co-Founder and CEO, BioCellection Inc.) on the Thursday, January 10, 2019 edition of Dollars and Change.

Air Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Andrew Behar

Air Time: 9:00 am
Featuring: Andrew Behar

Vikram Dewan

Air Time: 8:00 am
Featuring: Vikram Dewan

Miranda Wang

Air Time: 8:30 am
Featuring: Miranda Wang

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Vikram Dewan

CEO and President, Philadelphia Zoo

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Mr. Vikram H. Dewan serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Zoological Society of Philadelphia. Mr. Dewan served as the Regional President of Philadelphia and Delaware of Wachovia Corporation since April 2004. Mr. Dewan was responsible for all retail, small business and commercial banking activities in Philadelphia and Delaware counties and the state of Delaware, with regional headquarters in Philadelphia. He is a 26-year veteran who most recently served as commercial banking executive responsible for developing and implementing PennDel’s commercial strategy. Mr. Dewan has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Andrew Behar

CEO, As You Sow

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Andrew Behar, As You Sow CEO, has 30 years of experience as a senior executive and strategist in the cleantech, communications, and life science sectors. Prior to joining As You Sow, Andrew founded and was CEO of a start-up developing innovative fuel cell technologies. He served as COO for a social media agency focused on sustainability and has been a strategic consultant in the nonprofit sector. He is a member of the board of US Social Investing Forum (US-SIF) and is a member of the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Green Finance Advisory Group. His book, The Shareholders Action Guide: Unleash Your Hidden Powers to Hold Corporations Accountable, was published in November 2016 by Berrett-Koehler.
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Miranda Wang

Co-Founder and CEO, BioCellection Inc.

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Miranda Wang is an entrepreneur, environmental advocate, and inventor. She is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of BioCellection Inc, an innovation company that turns unrecyclable plastic waste into valuable chemicals. With BioCellection, she brings together key stakeholders in the waste management and recycling space, jurisdictions, and corporations seeking improved sustainability to solve the plastic pollution crisis. She has raised over $3M in investments from funders such as The City of San Jose, GreenWaste Recovery, Schmidt Marine Technology Partners, Carl and Barbara Page, and Elemental Excelerator. She is a Forbes 30 Under 30, CNN “Tomorrow’s Hero,” one of New York Time’s 30 Visionaries with the Courage to Change the World, Echoing Green Climate Fellow, a United Nations Young Champion of the Earth, Pritzker Environmental “Genius” Prize Winner, and winner of the Wharton Business Plan Competition, the Westly Prize, and the CITEO Circular Challenge International grand prize (2018). Miranda was a TED 2013 and VERGE 2016 speaker. She received her Bachelor of Arts in biology, philosophy, and engineering entrepreneurship from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Twitter- @BioCellection
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