September 19 & 20


Saturday, September 19

Think/Action Tank

11:00am - 3:00pm

Disrupting Traditional Business Models

This year's Hamptons Social Innovation Think Tank themed "Disrupting Traditional Business Models" convened a small group of hand-selected executives, entrepreneurs, tech innovators, inventors, investors and influencers of color in business, finance, media, PE, VC and social innovation.  Guests heard from African American innovators to collaborate and make deals to positively disrupt their business and society.

Sunday, September 20

Culture Shifting Awards

11:00am - 3:00pm

Honoring Leaders & Pioneers in Technology, Innovation & Social Impact

  • Carnegie Hall / Clive Gillinson
    Executive & Artistic Director

  • Bonita Coleman Stewart
    VP, Americas Partner Business Solutions, Google

  • Ted Colbert
    CIO, The Boeing Company, VP of Information Technology

Founder & Executive Producer


Culture Shift Labs


DENMARK WEST // General Partner,
Connectivity Ventures

REGINALD VAN LEE // Retired Booz Allen Executive and Renowned Management Consultant


We are a group of strategists, deal-makers, curators and problem-solvers who, for the last 13 years, have been applying the science of diversity and inclusion to help clients achieve their leadership, workforce, and commercial goals as much as 70% faster. As a professional services, strategy and activation consultancy, we help Tech & Fortune 500 Companies, Large Non-Profits, Leaders, Investors, Cities and Philanthropists drive revenue growth and accelerate innovation by applying our Knowledge + Network Formula™. This also increases diversity, inclusion and innovation on boards, in the c-suite, in venture capital, in mergers and acquisitions, and enhances business and corporate development efforts. Our services include: Strategy & Advising, Retained Search, Partnerships & Transactions, Think/Action Tanks, Innovation Labs, Custom and Signature Events, and enabling Connections. We are based in New Jersey with a satellite office in San Francisco, CA. 

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