GOOD Worldwide To Celebrate Business Innovation With New Online Community "Figures Of Progress"

Major Business Leaders From City of New York, AirBnB, And More Featured Weekly To Discuss Data And Best Business Practices With Community

Aug 14, 2012, 09:00 ET from GOOD Worldwide LLC.

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GOOD Worldwide LLC. – an integrated media, thought leadership and community action platform for the GOOD community of people and organizations moving the world forward – presents Figures of Progress ( Figures of Progress is an online community that showcases how 21st century leadership is changing through the use of data and technology. The multi-platform program highlights how business, city and non-profit leaders have a better understanding of their audience, uncovering new opportunities for growth on their behalf.

"We are extremely excited to showcase how leaders in businesses, cities and non-profits are using data to best align their specific objectives with society's needs and drive progress," said Ben Goldhirsch, CEO, GOOD Worldwide. "GOOD has always recognized the power of numbers and we look forward to watching how our community continues to use data to improve their work and their impact."

Along with profiles of major business, city and non-profit leaders, Figures of Progress will also include a launch video on how data is affecting decisions being made in basketball, an editorial series on "The Fact That Changed Everything" showcasing how one fact can drive change for community leaders, interactive infographics on the power of data in retail and educational content including white papers and data on the changing role of business leaders.

Figures of Progress aims to connect innovative business leaders with the GOOD community, through informative and inspirational content. All visitors to the site are encouraged to participate and respond to ideas raised by featured leaders and other community members in an easy-to-use response box.

Figures of Progress will feature new content weekly through the end of the year. These leader profiles are designed to inspire and stimulate conversation among the Figures of Progress community, who are asked to share their ideas and experiences with one another.

Twenty leader profiles will be spotlighted weekly, including:

  • Rachel Stern, Chief Digital Officer of the City of New York
  • Jay Nath, Chief Information Officer of the City of San Francisco
  • Oliver Hurst-Hiller, Chief Technology Officer + Executive Vice President of
  • Jennifer Pahlka, Founder and Director of Code for America
  • Nathan Blecharczyk, Chief Technology Officer + Co-founder of AirBnB
  • Rob Weisberg, Chief Marketing Officer of Zipcar
  • Seth Farbman, Chief Marketing Officer of Gap

To participate in the Figures of Progress community, please visit and @GOOD_Leaders

About GOOD

GOOD Worldwide LLC. (, launched in September 2006, is an integrated media, thought leadership and community action platform for people who want to live well and do good, and a community of, by, and for the people, businesses, and NGOs moving the world forward. Our mission is to convene, connect, and empower the global community of people "who give a damn."