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Stace Lindsay is president of Fusion Venture Partners, a firm he started in order to bring together: people of great vision who inspire change, engender trust, and are moved deeply to make a difference; insights that have the power to improve our quality of life, protect that which is in danger, or to fix what is broken in our world; and capital that can be deployed with foresight, patience, and commitment to finding ways to be leveraged for economic and social good. In 2014 and 2015 he was the director of strategic initiatives for the Aspen Global Leadership Network, a role he assumed in 2014 to help broaden and deepen the collective impact of the work being done by its 1,800 alumni. He has also been a strategic advisor to senior business, government, and nonprofit leaders throughout the world, having held senior positions at both Monitor Company and the OTF Group, where he worked closely with Michael Porter to adapt his work to emerging markets. He also has significant start-up, turnaround, and operating experience with companies, having been CEO of New England Portable Storage and vice president of business development for Merrimack Pharmaceuticals. He has also been a managing partner in the Latin American-focused venture capital firm Explorador.net. Stace is the co-founder of the Central American Leadership Initiative, part of the Aspen Institute's Global Leadership Network. Stace has served on the executive committee of the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs and on the board of directors of TechnoServe, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building competitive businesses in rural Africa and Latin America. He has also been an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Business School and the University of Adolpho Ibanez Business School in Chile. He is the co-author of Plowing the Sea: Nurturing the Hidden Sources of Growth in the Developing World and author of the chapter "Culture, Strategy and Prosperity" in the book Culture Matters. Stace earned his degrees in international relations from Georgetown University and Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He and his family make their home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Stace is a 2002 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute, as well as a member of and a senior moderator for the Aspen Global Leadership Network.