Nick Papadopoulos is a senior advisor to Collaborative Consulting’s Social Venture practice. He is as comfortable working the dirt as he is the boardroom. As a trusted consultant, eclectic entrepreneur, and inspiring change agent, Nick relentlessly digs for impact through creativity, innovation and collaboration. For much of the last two decades, he has proudly served—and helped lead—many Collaborative Consulting clients to significant and transformative results. He has also combined his management background with experience on his family’s farm to found numerous social ventures including CropMobster, which leveraged social media to tackle the global food waste crisis.

Nick’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including TIME, Huffington Post, and Fast Company. He is also a regular public speaker and workshop leader. In 2014 Nick was appointed to delegate positions for the UN Foundation’s Global Accelerator and Slow Food USA, and he was honored by the Red Cross’s Real Hero Award. Nick serves on the Sonoma County Economic Development Board and lives with his wife Jess near Petaluma, CA.