George Anthony Sifakis, M.S.P.S.

Global Chairman and CEO - Ideagen Global

Since co-founding and leading Axela and Ideagen over a decade ago, George has crafted countless cross-sector, collective impact partnerships among the world's leading companies, NGO's and public sector organizations. George has served in all branches of the federal government including as a Presidential appointee for two US Presidents and U.S. Senate Committee staffer. Most recently, George assisted on the Presidential Transition with the confirmation of Sec. Designate Wilbur Ross and was subsequently appointed as Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Public Liaison where he established the office for the administration and oversaw engagement with constituencies from across the globe ranging from individuals to Fortune 500 CEO's, Non-Profit and Public Sector leadership. George is a frequent speaker on issues relating to collective impact and cross-sector innovation and collaboration. George is an avid runner and is an alumnus of Suffolk University Graduate School, Rhode Island College, Northeastern University and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government Executive Education. George and his wife Adriana are proud parents of George II, Alexa and Evangelia. George and Adriana are also best-selling Authors of the novel, SWAK.