For over 35 years Steve Waddell has worked on large systems change and transformation. He has done this as an entrepreneur, consultant, writer and educator. But primarily he has done this as a community organizer and social entrepreneur, bringing together diverse people and organizations to develop the new systems that transformation requires. He has done this locally, globally, and all levels in between. Globally, he is best known for his work with Global Action Networks (GANs), global multi-stakeholder transformation networks like the Forest Stewardship Council and Transparency International. Today his major focus is the SDG Transformations Forum, where he is lead staff. Steve has an MBS and PhD (Sociology); he is Canadian-American, living in Boston.