President, Dream Change Coalition
John Perkins is founder and president of the Dream Change Coalition, which works closely with Amazonian and other indigenous people to help preserve their environments and cultures.
He was previously founder and CEO of Independent Power Systems, an alternative energy provider.
From 1971 to 1981 he worked for the international consulting firm of Chas. T. Main, where he became Chief Economist and Director of Economics and Regional Planning.
He currently writes and teaches about achieving peace and prosperity by expanding our personal awareness and transforming our institutions.