Attracting and retaining the next generation of leaders in Orange County through arts, culture & diversity
Next Wave Impact
Designed to engage community leaders and approach economic impact in your business through the continuous development and growth of the Orange County innovation ecosystem.
This initiative seeks to provide greater access and awareness to the community by impacting and creating a generational bridge through a cultural movement that focuses on attracting and retaining talent.
Next Wave is influencing the Next Generation of Leaders through a movement focusing on attracting and retaining talent in Orange County through culture, arts and diversity.
How Next Wave Will Achieve Our Goals
Build Community Impact that provides greater access and involvement for individuals to engage in the community
Utilize Octane’s Infrastructure to convene and engage the community
Build, retain, and attract talent
Reduce turnover in 35-45 year olds by at least 10% in companies involved with Next Wave
Increase engagement in Next Wave events by 25% each year over the next three years
Increase the number of 35-45-year-olds by at least 9% that go through the Octane LaunchPad Accelerator each year
Next Wave Board
Managing Director, Next Wave, Octane
COO, Spark Neuro
Vice President, JLL
Senior Marketing Director, Tarsus
President and CEO, Evolus
Head of People Operations, Vincit