David Murphy


Co-Founder & Former President & CEO, Better World Books

It had to be disruptive, it had to be scalable, and it had to be a game changer.

David helped co-found Better World Books in 2003 and served as its President and CEO until July, 2011. Under his leadership, BWB has scaled to a $60M for-profit social enterprise for which it has received numerous national and international awards and distinction. Prior to launching BWB, David held senior leadership positions in and as well as helped start up -- several enterprises in manufacturing, health care, M&A and technology.



Monday, October 10

CIW Talk: Social Entrepreneurship

The convergence of the for-profit and non-profit sector is completely reshaping our experience as consumers and the nature of the economy. What is... read more
Speakers: Leila Janah, Jeff Nelson, Dave Gilboa, Scott Harrison, David Bornstein, David Murphy, Robert Fogarty, Emma Clippinger
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

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