The Authors

New Power is the follow-up to Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms’ landmark Harvard Business Review article and TED talk. It combines years of original research and decades of experience as movement-builders and leaders of world-changing organizations.


(right) is the co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a company specializing in building social movements around the world. In 2005, he co-founded GetUp!, an Australian political organization with more members than all of Australia’s political parties combined, and he is a co-founder of the global campaigning organization Avaaz and the LGBT rights platform All Out. He is a recipient of the Ford Foundation’s 75th Anniversary Visionary Award for his work as a movement pioneer. He has been named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.


(left) is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. He is the creator of the largest global philanthropic movement in history, #GivingTuesday, which has raised over $7 billion in donations for good causes. He is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of the 92nd Street Y. Henry serves at the Harvard Kennedy School as a Hauser Leader and is a Senior Fellow at both the Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanford University and the United Nations Foundation.

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