Rob Garrity '05 founded Finlo Solar Powers, a company that develops solar electric systems with a cooperative vision of teamwork and innovation.
At TEDxCornellU, November 17, 2013, Garrity discusses his life's work--to serve the world in the biggest way he can. To this end, he combines a holistic altruistic perspective with steely business acumen. He aims to facilitate the emerging worldview movement of interconnection and fair resource distribution with "new economy" business practices and structures.
The Center for Transformative Action is proud to have organized this TEDx event, which celebrated the many ways in which knowledge is put to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability, and social well-being. Co-sponsored by Entrepreneurship@Cornell; Cornell's Engaged Learning + Research; Cornell's College of Architecture, Art and Planning; the Johnson School of Management's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute; the Iscol Family Program for Leadership in Public Service; Cornell's Global Health Program and departments of Government, Development Sociology, and Art; the Alternatives Federal Credit Union; and GreenStar Cooperative Market.