THE HATCH NETWORK SERIES: Mark Brand, part of the HATCH Network, is one of Canada’s most recognized social entrepreneurs. Having successfully created 11 businesses in Vancouver, he has become a prominent example of a new generation of leadership that focuses on passion and purpose. Brand and his teams are determined to breathe new life into marginalized and isolated communities through food, training and meaningful employment. Combining emerging technologies, alternate currencies and historical best practices, they are creating new blueprints to share globally with the intention of HATCHing a better world. Brand has been recruited to speak, mentor and mediate on the topics of social inclusion, community collaboration, and food security from TED talks to correctional facilities, and everywhere in between. He sits on government councils, not for profit boards and business advisory committees bringing the lens of community first, each and every time.
HATCH is a global network connecting and activating creative catalysts through a series of experiences to HATCH a better world. For more than a decade, HATCH has connected some of the world’s most accomplished entrepreneurs, CEOs, musicians, filmmakers, educators, technologists, scientists, social innovators, and students in service of making the world a better place. The relationships created through HATCH have led to product inventions, company launches, and mentorships that has amplified those within the network to optimize their life path, and maximize impact. For more information, visit markbrandinc.com & HATCHexperience.org
Shot by Yarrow Kraner and Nick Whelan, and edited by Nick Whelan.