Emanuel Kuntzelman

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Emanuel Kuntzelman

Emanuel Kuntzelman (www.emanuelkuntzelman.com) is a social entrepreneur, writer, motivational speaker and environmentalist. He founded the Chicago-based non-profit Greenheart International in 1985 and served as its President/CFO until 2019, and continues as Chief Advisor to the organization. He is also the co-founder of Fundación por el Futuro in Madrid, Spain, and has served as its president since its inception in 1995. Through his work at Greenheart, the Fundación por el Futuro, Center for Cultural Interchange Spain, Carthage International College and other endeavors, his professional career has primarily focused on developing international exchange programs with an emphasis on promoting cultural understanding, personal development, and social action in pursuit of a world that is environmentally sustainable and peacefully cooperative.

He is a founding co-creator of the Global Purpose Movement, which has recently merged with Unity Earth in order to co-produce the “Purpose Earth” event in New York on Sept. 19, 2020. He is also the founder of the Ibiza Spirit Festival and has been a supporter of the Casita Verde environmental center and Greenheart Music on the island of Ibiza, Spain.

Over the last 35 years Emanuel has lectured throughout the U.S. and Europe, and has organized numerous retreats and conferences, including three Purpose Summits in San Francisco and Berlin. He currently serves on the boards of Greenheart, Integral Transformative Practice International, the Laszlo Institute for New Paradigm Research, and Unity Earth. He is a contributor to the recent book Intelligence of the Cosmos and is co-editor of the publications Purpose Rising and Purpose to the People: a guide to radical transformation.

Now is the time—this singular moment in history—when evolutionary leaders converge so a new culture of higher purpose can emerge.