Supportive Relationships & Serendipitous Encounters
Whether you’re sitting in one of our ergonomically designed chairs or grabbing a cup of organic free trade coffee or tea in the kitchen, you’re likely to make the connection you need to further your professional goals or realize a creative vision. Join a trusted community of like-minded peers, partners, and supporters to exchange thoughts and collaborate on projects.
Transformative Ideas & Business Expertise
We provide a range of programs as part of our ongoing commitment to develop and support the success of our members. Our programs aim to accelerate your learning, introduce you to great thought leaders, and connect you with new collaborators, all in service of creating a better world we know is possible.
Inspiring Community & 16,000 ft2 of Space
Evolve Oakland provides more than ergonomic seating and high-speed internet: it is uniquely designed to support an ecosystem of change-makers. Gorgeous and versatile, our space fosters collaboration and creativity for individuals, groups, and events. Whether you need peace and quiet or an energizing buzz of activity, every square foot is intended to facilitate inspiration.

Meet the Team

IMÁN BENÉT
IMÁN BENÉT

Events Coordinator

MICHELLE ANTOINETTE NELSON
MICHELLE ANTOINETTE NELSON

Director of Events and Community Engagement

EUGENE “ACE” JOHNSON
EUGENE “ACE” JOHNSON

Events Production Manager

UMBAR KASSA
UMBAR KASSA

Community Manager

DAVID JACKSON
DAVID JACKSON

CEO