Video: “The Complex Anatomy of Social Impact Bonds” at SOCAP14

Caroline Whistler, Partner and Co-Founder at Third Sector, moderated a panel at SOCAP14 on "The Complex Anatomy of Social Impact Bonds." The panelists, all with extensive experience in Pay for Success contracting, discussed the potential for a streamlined process that will bring this financing and performance-driven contracting to scale for governments and innovative service providers. Panelists included Gary Graves, COO of Santa Clara County; Eileen Neely, Director of Capital Innovation at Living Cities; Andi Phillips, Vice President at Goldman Sachs; Bill Heiser, Director of California for Center for Employment Opportunities; and Amy Olson, Associate at Ropes & Gray LLP. The panel discussed challenges and turning points in PFS contracting and social impact bonds, along with innovation that will lead to more efficiencies as the sector evolves.