From the boardroom to the polo field, each of our five honorees are driven to success and dedicated to giving back to their community. Selected for their passion, vision and commitment, these changemakers go full throttle to create a lasting impact in the Bay Area and beyond.

Audi Presents Accelerating Change: Andrea Armeni

Andrea Armeni

Transform Finance

The executive director of Transform Finance, Andrea Armeni leads a nonprofit that has created an ecosystem of services,… 

Audi Presents Accelerating Change: Claude-Alix Bertrand

Claude-Alix Bertrand

Haitian Polo Federation

As captain of the Haiti Polo team and an ambassador of goodwill-at-large for Haiti, Claude-Alix Bertrand works tirelessly… 

Audi Presents Accelerating Change: Stacey Boyd

Stacey Boyd


Stacey Boyd is chief executive officer of Schoola, an online kids-clothing marketplace where parents can find high-end,… 

Audi Presents Accelerating Change: Amy Errett

Amy Errett

Madison Reed

Amy Errett, chief executive officer of Madison Reed, pilots a company that is reinventing the way women color their hair.… 

Audi Presents Accelerating Change: Mikkel Svane

Mikkel Svane


Zendesk's chief executive officer–and the newly-minted author of Startupland–Mikkel Svane leads a cloud-based… 


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