Justin Dillon

Justin Dillon is a professional musician turned filmmaker, nonprofit founder tackling modern-day slavery, and social entrepreneur helping change the paradigm for responsible trade in the global economy, he is a solutionist who has proven that everyday people with a dream and the resolve to see it through can be remarkable change agents in the world. He is Founder and CEO of Made in a Free World—one of the most influential nonprofits fighting slavery—and has built award-winning platforms that have been widely recognized as disrupters to the $150B business of human trafficking. Justin’s leadership over the last decade has awakened a global movement of millions, improved anti-trafficking laws, equipped major corporations and the federal government to clean their supply chains, and brought freedom to thousands of slaves. He has served as an advisor on issues of social justice and innovation to the United Nations, the U.S. State Department, the White House, the Vatican, Fortune 500 companies, and more. Justin’s inspiring approach to ushering sustained change has led him to the world’s most influential venues, board rooms and academic institutions. He is the Director of Call + Response and CNN documentary Common Dreams, and is author of A Selfish Plan to Change the World. His work has been featured on every major news outlet and has received numerous high-profile accolades, including a Cannes Lion Award, a SXSW Innovation Award, and more.