Jordan Edelstein is the Chief Marketing Officer at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), where he leads marketing efforts on behalf of the Stellar network. Jordan has a demonstrated history of driving both stand-alone products and persistent live services via brand-driven and performance marketing on a global scale. Prior to joining Stellar, Jordan worked in the videogame industry, partnering closely with developers in bringing some of the industry’s biggest titles to market for Electronic Arts, Kabam, and 21st Century Fox.
How can local solutions scaled for global impact drive sustainable development and help the communities that need it the most? This keynote session featuring former President of Costa Rica, José María Figueres, covered how he pioneered the fight for sustainability and greater economic opportunity as one of the first national leaders to advocate for climate change and technological innovation, right in his home country. President Figueres spoke to how the environment and the economy are intertwined – and how the impetus to invest in local solutions in local communities is greater than ever.