Simon Isaacs

Founder & CEO, GATHER and Co-Founder, Fatherly

Simon Isaacs

Founder & CEO, GATHER and Co-Founder, Fatherly

Biography

Simon Isaacs is the Founder and CEO of GATHER and Co-Founder of Fatherly. Simon is heralded as a leader in cause-marketing and grassroots movement building. Simon works intimately with the world’s leading nonprofits, foundations and corporations to build and run some of the largest and most impactful campaigns for social good. In 2012, Simon launched GATHER, a high-powered cause-marketing consultancy, to build on a decade of work and leadership around the world. Simon’s current and past clients include: Aeras, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company, The Dow Chemical Company, Future Fortified, Microsoft / Bing, Nothing But Nets, and Rock the Vote. In 2007, Simon founded Do Good Well, one of the first boutique firms to specialize in this area. Simon subsequently developed and led the Sustainability Marketing division for ignition Inc. As a result, ignition rose as a leader in corporate and consumer brand cause-related marketing and won many top industry awards. Simon has worked intensively around the world in countries such as Rwanda, where he led The Clinton Foundation’s work on safe water and agriculture. Simon began his career with the United Nations Foundation where at 23, he raised more than $30 million in corporate partnerships in support of the UN’s disaster and development efforts and played an integral part in launching a $500 million revolving fund for disaster response. He was elected as an independent voting member of Invisible Children’s Board of Directors in 2012.