Aaron Hurst is an award-winning entrepreneur and globally recognized leader in the fields of purpose at work and social innovation.
He is the CEO of Imperative and founder of the Taproot Foundation, which he led for a dozen years. Aaron is a popular author and regular speaker at universities, conferences and companies. He is the recipient of the LS&A Humanitarian Award, the highest distinction bestowed on alumni of the University of Michigan.
Born in Aspen, Colo., Aaron has lived in Bisbee, Boulder, Halifax, Ann Arbor, Prague, Chicago, and San Francisco. He currently resides in Brooklyn with his wife Kara Hurst, their two children and dog.