Impact is built and driven by leaders who feel a responsibility and duty to improve our civic life and discourse. They come from various backgrounds with differing views and perspectives but all share the common bond that objective analysis, open minds, and hard work are the key ingredients to progress.

Alistair Cooper

Alistair Cooper is the Founder and CEO of Hero Technologies, a platform connecting domestic technical issues with neighbors capable of solving them. His background is in the investment industry, having worked in hedge fund financing in New York after beginning his career with Goldman Sachs in commodities trading. Alistair has spent much of the last decade building, advising, and operating businesses in Asia and Europe, most recently establishing a network of engineering operations in Ukraine, India, and the Philippines. Alistair was a Morehead Scholar at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He can occasionally be found in his public therapy sessions, performing stand up at Gotham Comedy Club. Alistair is from Scotland and speaks French and German.