IVY’s fourth Innovator Dinner kicked off in style on June 24th , bringing 20 top San Francisco innovators to The Cavalier for great food and stimulating conversation.

Our host for the evening was Chris Ategeka, Founder & CEO of Rides for Lives, a which brings mobile hospitals to underserved African communities. Named one of Forbes “30 under 30” social entrepreneurs who are changing the world, his work has been profiled by the United Nations, TED, the San Francisco Chronicle, Fast Company, NPR, and BBC.

Other guests included a wide variety of top entrepreneurs, artists, and innovators, ranging from WIshi Co-Founder Lia Kislev to emerging artist Zio Ziegler. The evening was presented by Cadillac, with support from Shinola and Wired.


As always, the goal of IVY’s Innovator Dinners is spark great collaborations, lasting friendships, and meaningful conversations. If you have any thoughts or suggestions for our next dinner, please don’t hesitate to get in touch! Check out the full photo gallery from the 24th here.