Jin Zidell is Founder and Chairman of Blue Planet Network (BPN), a combination of people, process and technology, which seeks to provide safe drinking water to 200 million people in rural communities in developing nations.  It allows donors (companies, philanthropies, individuals) to identify and manage the best possible projects at the lowest cost while encouraging a level of collaboration, information sharing and transparency that is uncommon in the NGO space.  Jin has also been a successful principal in the steel forging and fabrication sector, real estate and technology.  He has served on the board of numerous non-profits over the past 35 years and since 1979 has been affiliated with the Dai Bosatsu Zendo Kongo-Ji Zen Buddhist Monastery.