Heerad Sabeti

World Economic Forum

Heerad Sabeti is the head of the World Economic Forum’s Fourth Sector Development Initiative and the CEO of The Fourth Sector Group (4SG), a multi-stakeholder, collaborative platform dedicated to accelerating the growth of the fourth sector globally. As a serial entrepreneur and systems thinker, Heerad Sabeti is devoted to pursuing systemic solutions to complex social, environmental and economic challenges. For over 25 years, he has been a driving force behind numerous national and international initiatives aimed at accelerating the fourth sector’s development. He co-founded The B Team, a platform of global business leaders and experts dedicated to the vision of a world in which the purpose of business is to drive social, environmental and economic benefit. He has served as an advisor to governments, corporations and NGOs on cross-sector partnerships, sustainable economic development, and leveraging entrepreneurship and innovation to address societal challenges. Sabeti serves or has served on advisory bodies for a number of entities including the Aspen Institute’s Intersectoral Relations Initiative, the Clinton Global Initiative, the Center for International Business Education and Research at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and The B Team.