With over a decade of groundbreaking work creating solutions for companion animals and their owners, Aimee Gilbreath is a global leader and authority on pets at the intersection of policy, innovation, and research. Rediscovering her lifelong passion for animals, Gilbreath left her consulting career to help launch Michelson Found Animals where she delivered $15 million in research funding, founded a prize and grants program and developed proprietary pet technologies that boast millions of customers. In her time at MFA, she has created over 30 strategic partnerships and launched the first-of-its-kind Leap Venture Studio in conjunction with Mars Petcare. Today, Gilbreath is a leader in the national policy discussion around pets in society and is spearheading research on the vital impacts pets have on human health and social issues. Her strategies and frameworks for social enterprise continue to shape the way nonprofits and corporations alike realize financial viability to create sustainable social impact. Aimee is a former management consultant with significant experience leading teams to solve business problems for Fortune 500 clients. She holds a B.S. in Molecular Biology and an MBA.