Aug 28, 2019
Stephen Hecht is co-founder and Chief Executive Peacemaker of Million Peacemakers. Stephen brings over 30 years of personal and business experience to the field of conflict resolution and is co-author of the bestseller, Nonflict: The Art of Everyday Peacemaking.
Million Peacemakers is a non-profit organization which empowers people to transform conflict to Nonflict. Over 145,000 people around the world were trained in the first four years. Much of Stephen’s experience is in family businesses—private and public—across four industries.
Winner of the Canada Award for Business Excellence, Stephen served YPO leadership at Chapter, Regional and International levels with a focus on education; At the chapter level, he served on his board for 10 years and his event on conflict resolution won the Best of Best international education award out of 2,000 entries.
Stephen led the Faculty to Global Leaders partnership with Columbia University in the field of behavioral science and decision making and co-chaired two full day events at Columbia. He also chairs the Advisory Board of the McGill International Community Action Network that brings together students from across the Middle East.