Bob Spoer is Chief Entrepreneur for People at Ashoka, the world’s leading network of social entrepreneurs. A veteran of Silicon Valley search Bob has recruited business and technical innovators globally for a number of Silicon Valley companies. In addition to LinkedIn, he led global recruiting at Trimble and Teknekron. He began his search career with Spencer Stuart based in Hong Kong. Bob is the co -founder of “Recruiting for Good” (RFG) at Linkedin, which led pro-bono executive and technical searches for ngos globally. Thanks in part to RFG’s role in recruiting 25% of the Presidential Innovation Fellows, President Obama signed the bipartisan Talent Act making the Presidential Innovation Fellows program permanent. Most recently, Bob has initiated Collaboration for Talent (CfT). CfT is being launched by a consortium of leading social sector organizations, including Atlas Corps, pooling their networks to bring about a talent and engagement solution aimed at shifting to a human-centered hiring model and ending network inequality.