Justin Dillon

Justin Dillon

●      Justin is a tech founder, author, and speaker. ●      Justin founded the software company FRDM (pronounced freedom) in 2018, with a vision of improving visibility in supply chains in order to protect people and planet. ●      FRDM is a Supply Chain Risk Management Solution using big data risk modeling and AI to map, monitor and mitigate human rights abuse and ESG risks across entire supply chains; used by Fortune 500 companies, governments, and academia with over $80B in B2B spend managed on FRDM monitoring millions of suppliers and sub-suppliers. ●      Justin and his work on human rights have been acknowledged by two US Presidents, three US Secretaries of State, and one US Vice President. ●      He us the author of the book A Selfish Plan to Change the World (Harper Collins) which Justin describes as a ‘self-help-others manual for life’ arguing that our need for meaning is inextricably linked to the needs of the world. ●      Justin directed the motion picture documentary Call + Response, featuring which revealed the world’s 27 million dirtiest secrets: there are more slaves today than ever before in human history. The “rockumentary” was theatrically released around the world and became one of the top documentaries of 2008. ●      He created the award winning app Slavery Footprint in partnership with the U.S. State Department and Google, that asks the question, “How Many Slaves Work For You?” The website and mobile app have been used by over 35M consumers to visualize how their consumption habits are connected to modern-day slavery. ●      Dillon and his work has been featured in Fast Company, CNN, MSNBC, Katie Couric, Dr. Phil, Wired, Vogue, Marie Claire, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Tech Crunch, Fox Business, and several others. He has spoken at the White House, United Nations, Vatican, Stanford, Google, Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Chicago Ideas Week, Clinton Global Initiative, Global Philanthropy Forum and several others. ●      Justin produced and appeared in the CNN documentary Common Dreams, with Grammy and Academy award winner Common. Justin met Common on set of his AMC television series Hell On Wheels where he played a freed slave to Haiti to meet children living in slavery today. ●      In June of 2018, Justin received an honorary doctorate degree of human letters from Cal State East Bay for his work on the intersection human rights and the marketplace, and was the featured alumni across the entire Cal State University system in 2019. ●      Just has won a Cannes Lion, SXSW award, One Show, Andy Award, and several more.