Bryan Welch is a media executive, writer, rancher and entrepreneur. He’s the former CEO of Ogden Publications, B The Change Media, and Foster Care Technologies.

Bryan has served on the boards of the Magazine Publishers Association, the Social Venture Network, Down Home Ranch Foundation and several other nonprofits. He also has served on corporate boards of directors and advisory boards of companies involved in natural foods, ecommerce and the media. He was Niche Media’s 2014 “Niche Rock Star of the Year;” is a member of Mequoda Group’s Digital Media Hall of Fame; and was honored with the B Corporations’ 2014 Hal Taussig lifetime-achievement award for “using business as a force for good.”

He holds a master’s degree from Harvard University where he studied media policy and media management at the Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School.

Bryan’s award-winning book, Beautiful & Abundant: Building the World We Want, appeared in 2011.

He and his wife, Carolyn, raise organic, grass-fed cattle, sheep and goats on their farm near Lawrence, Kansas.