Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, is one of the nation's leading experts on the longevity revolution. He is a member of the Wall Street Journal's 'Experts' panel, a frequent commentator in the media, and the author of four books. Originator of the encore career idea linking second acts to the greater good, Freedman co-founded Experience Corps to mobilize people over 50 to improve the school performance and prospects of low-income elementary school students in 22 U.S. cities. He also spearheaded the creation of the Encore Fellowships program, a one-year fellowship helping individuals translate their midlife skills into second acts focused on social impact, and the Purpose Prize, an annual $100,000 prize for social entrepreneurs in the second half of life. Freedman was named Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the World Economic Forum, and was recognized as one of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs by Fast Company magazine three years in a row. Freedman holds an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management. He resides in the San Francisco Bay area with his wife, Leslie Gray, and their three sons.