Gary Baron is a successful entrepreneur with more than 30 years’ experience starting and building businesses. He is a partner in multiple purpose-driven enterprises (VSE, Novotorium, and Encode.org) and a big believer in compassionate, disruptive leadership. Personal development and growth are just as important as the work. As a Holacracy practitioner and capital investor, he is working to decouple decision-making and ownership rights, while evolving and broadening access to distributed authority ecosystems and systems of governance. By growing and nurturing socially impactful businesses, Gary creates both large scale and local positive impact.