A GLOBAL CHAMPION FOR BUSINESS WITH IMPACT.
Founder | Investor | Speaker
Brendan Doherty champions entrepreneurs and organizations solving our world’s most pressing challenges.
His career spans six continents at the highest levels of the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
He is the Cofounder and Head of Forbes Impact - an influential, private community and a global division of Forbes Media focused on impact in business and investing. Its mission is to transform the economy with the power of capital and culture.
He runs his own strategy and growth agency, Big & Chewy, where he counsels founders and CEOs on business growth, partnerships, and building enduring brands.
He’s an Executive Producer to the show One City One Block. A Founding Partner of the Laudato Si’ Challenge, a Vatican-backed impact investing nonprofit. An Advisor to the Lela Goren Group, a women-led real estate development company. And a board member at Re:Imagine/ATL.
Previously, he held multiple senior roles in the U.S. State Department under two Administrations (Obama and Bush II), helping shape global policy on conflict, stabilization, and human security.
He also ran and opened a multinational nonprofit in Myanmar, Turkey, and Nepal, the latter where he helped draft the Nepalese constitution.
He hails from Cape Cod and now lives in Atlanta, y’all.