STEPHEN MEADE is an American entrepreneur, executive and strategic adviser who is passionate about growing companies that make a difference in the world. In the past 20 years, he has created, incubated and driven 9 successful technology-based companies. One of Stephen's ideas that I love is having a tremendous environmental impact by saving a targeted 20 Billion Gallons of water per year, and educating millions of children about water conservation. Chairman at BigBamboo, a holding company which incubates start-up companies from innovative idea to market-ready, then he raises the capital necessary to help bring the idea to market. A frequent participant/speaker/panelist at the Clinton Global Initiative. Author of three books in the field of finance/credit improvement and business networking, and is a guest lecturer at universities across the country.