Joe Merlino
President, Purpose Networks

Joe Merlino is the President of Purpose Networks, a strategic advisory firm that helps leading corporations and nonprofit organizations with brand development, cause-related enterprise and philanthropy. Joe works with clients in diverse areas including human rights, renewable energy, asset management, climate change, consumer products, education, conservation, media and poverty relief. He received a B.A. from Harvard University where he studied economics, history and anthropology and played on the varsity soccer team. Joe lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his wife, Alexandra, and their daughter, Helena. Email Joe at