ZenIT Planning Workshop

January 5 - 6th, 2019

We will gather industry experts in the Silicon Valley over these three days to make the ZenIT project successful, e.g. to bring peace to the workplace globally.

Location: Santa Clara near highway 101 (will be shared with participants)

Blog post: Successful ZenIT Planning Workshop!


Saturday, January 5th

10:00am - 4:00pm (drop in/out)

Define ZenIT’s objectives, mission statement, vision, and a 3-5 year business plan and strategy, including organization type (B Corp vs non-profit), employee/volunteer structure, and necessary resources.

Develop the business prototype and investor/customer pitch for ZenIT.

Discussions with 12-15 experts in the following areas:

  • Software development/consulting

  • Zen and/or mindfulness practice

  • Non-profit and fundraising

  • Startup and venture capital

  • Business strategy and finance

  • Outreach

  • Digital marketing (expertise in taking videos, photography)

  • Legal and liability

4:00pm - 6:00pm (core team only)

  • Summary and planning for day 2


Sunday, January 6th

Present ZenIT as a product/service to:

  • donors/investors

  • potential customers (corporate executives/management)

  • subject matter experts willing to give feedback

10:00am - 11:00am (session 1)

11:30am - 12:30pm (session 2)

1:30pm - 2:30pm (session 3)

3:30pm - 3:55pm (webinar)

4:00pm - 4:25pm (webinar)

4:35pm - 5:00pm (webinar)

5:00pm - 6:00pm (core team only)

  • Wrap up