Paul Born

Co-Founder and CEO,
Tamarack Institute

Paul Born grew up as the son of Mennonite refugees. This is what made him deeply curious about and engaged in ideas that cause people to work together for the common good.

Paul is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of a 25,000-person learning community known as the Tamarack Institute and the Founder and Director of Vibrant Communities, a network of over 300 cities with community plans to deepen community and end poverty. He is the author of five books, including two Canadian best sellers. Paul is a global faculty member of the Asset Based Community Development Institute (ABCD) and a senior fellow of Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social innovators.