Suprotik Basu is Chief Executive Officer of the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria. He concurrently serves as CEO of the Global Health Alliance, an initiative to bring business leaders and business approaches into the effort to achieve the world's global health goals.Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr Basu was Managing Director of the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Malaria, and joined that office at its inception in 2007.
From 2007 to 2011, he co-chaired the resource mobilization activities for the global Roll Back Malaria Partnership through its Harmonization Working Group, which has assisted in the mobilization of over US$3.5 billion in additional resources for malaria control efforts in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He previously served as Public Health Specialist at the World Bank (2002-2007), where he provided implementation support for over US$700 million in grants and interest-free loans across 18 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and India. Mr. Basu serves on the boards of the Global Health Alliance, Big Win Philanthropy, the Global Business Coalition for Health, the Micronutrient Initiative, Princess House Inc, and Brooklyn Defender Services. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from The Johns Hopkins University.
Since March, 2007, Alan R. Batkin has been Vice Chairman of Eton Park Capital Management, L.P., a global, multi-disciplinary investment firm. Prior to joining Eton Park, he was, from 1990 to 2007, Vice Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., a geopolitical consulting company which advises multi-national companies on business and political issues around the world. He was an investment banker at Lehman Brothers from 1972-1990. Mr. Batkin is a director of four New York Stock Exchange-listed companies.
Mr. Batkin is Chairman Emeritus of the International Rescue Committee (after having served as Co-Chairman of the Board from 2004-2010). He is a Trustee of The Brookings Institution, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Center for Global Health at Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of the Board of Overseers of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Millennium Promise and a Trustee of the New York City Police Foundation. He is a member of The Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Inter-American Dialogue.
Kathy Calvin is the Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation. The UN Foundation was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. The UN Foundation advocates for the UN and connects people, ideas, and resources to help the United Nations solve global problems. As a public charity with many other partners, the UN Foundation's work is focused on decreasing child mortality, empowering women and girls, creating a clean energy future, using mobile technology for development, and improving U.S.-UN relations. Prior to joining the UN Foundation in 2003, Kathy served as President of the AOL Time Warner Foundation, guided AOL Time Warner's other philanthropic activities and was the chief architect of the company's corporate responsibility initiatives. She joined America Online in 1997 as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer.
Immediately prior to joining AOL, she was a Senior Managing Director at Hill and Knowlton, a global public relations company, where she led the U.S. Media Relations practice. For 12 years before that, she was the Director of Editorial Administration for U.S. News & World Report. From 1976 through 1984, Kathy served as Senator Gary Hart's press secretary in his Senate office and 1984 Presidential campaign. Throughout her career, Kathy Calvin has taken an active role in a range of philanthropic activities, including the boards of the International Women's Media Foundation, City Year, Internews, Newseum, Share Our Strength, the United Nations Association of the United States of America, and the East-West Center. Kathy is a graduate of Purdue University and the recipient of numerous awards for leadership and philanthropy.
Gary Cohen is executive vice president of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a global medical technology company with over $7 billion revenues and 29,000 employees in 50 countries. He serves as board chair of the CDC Foundation and a board director of the Perrigo Company, the US Fund for UNICEF, GBCHealth and the Accordia Global Health Foundation. He also serves as a Commissioner for the UN Commission on Life Saving Commodities for Women and Children, chair of the CDC/Corporate Roundtable on Global Health Threats and an advisor to the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health and the Clinton Global Initiative. Gary and the BD team are extensively engaged in collaborations across the public, private and NGO sectors to address health needs in developing and emerging countries. He has served as an advocate, speaker and expert panelist on global health, child immunization, HIV/AIDS and health system strengthening,
in venues including the United Nations, World Bank, World Economic Forum (Davos), US Department of State and Council on Foreign Relations. Gary founded Together for Girls, a new partnership to address the human rights and public health impacts of sexual violence against girls, comprised of UNICEF, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UN Women, the World Health Organization, the CDC, the US Department of State - Office of the US Global AIDS Coordinator (PEPFAR) and Office of Global Women’s Issues (GWI), the Nduna Foundation, BD and other partners. He has been honored for his humanitarian work by MESAB (Medical Education for South African Blacks), B’nai B’rith International, the US Fund for UNICEF, the Nyumbani Home for HIV positive children and the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation. He earned a BA from Rutgers College and a MBA from the Rutgers Graduate School of Management, and previously served on the university’s Board of Trustees.
Renuka Gadde is Vice President, Global Health, at BD. She provides overall leadership for BD’s Global Health activities in emerging and developing countries. Among her key areas of responsibility is extensive external engagement with ministries of health, international agencies and non-government organizations, and significant internal engagement across BD’s units, geographies and functions in support of the Company’s strategies, products and programs that advance global health needs and efforts. Ms. Gadde is the lead for several public-private partnerships, many of them with PEPFAR and engages with global and local international organizations to advance global health needs and strengthen health systems. Ms. Gadde joined BD in 1997 and relocated to the US in 2002 in the position of Director, Strategic Planning and Development for BD Medical. In 2004, she became the
global leader for Immunization and Injection Safety,responsible for our auto-disable and reuse prevention product lines, and also serving as BD’s Key Account Manager with UNICEF. In 2008, Renuka moved to Preanalytical Systems as Senior Director, Global Health. In this role, she was responsible for safe blood drawing initiatives and product development for developing and emerging markets. Ms. Gadde represents BD in several external speaking engagements and serves on the external advisory Council for the University of Michigan’s center for Global Health. She is also the board alternate for the private sector delegation of the Global Fund and a board member of African Science for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM).
Dr. Eric Goosby is the UN Special Envoy on Tuberculosis (TB). In his capacity as Special Envoy, Dr. Goosby works toward raising the profile of the fight against TB. His mandate is to promote the adoption, financing and implementation of the World Health Organization’s global End TB Strategy after 2015, including its ambitious international targets for TB prevention, care and control, while pursuing the TB targets described in the Millennium Development Goals. Dr. Goosby also serves as Professor of Medicine and Director of Global Health Delivery and Diplomacy, Global Health Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco.Previously, Dr. Goosby served four years in the U.S. State Department as Ambassador-at-Large and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, overseeing the implementation
of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). While at the State Department, he also led the Office of Global Health Diplomacy, advancing the United States’ global health mission to improve and save lives and foster sustainability through a shared global responsibility. As CEO and Chief Medical Officer of Pangaea Global AIDS Foundation, 2001-2009, he played a key role in the development and implementation of HIV/AIDS national treatment scale-up plans in South Africa, Rwanda, China and Ukraine. During the Clinton Administration, Ambassador Goosby was Director of the Ryan White Care Act at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and later, served as Deputy Director of the White House National AIDS Policy Office and Director of the Office of HIV/AIDS Policy at HHS.
Austin Hearst is a media executive, film producer and philanthropist. He plays a leadership role in the still family-owned Hearst Corporation, one of the nation’s largest diversified media companies where he has been a member of the board of directors since 1990. Austin is also vice president of special projects for Hearst Entertainment & Syndication, the operating group responsible for the Hearst Entertainment interests in cable television networks, including ESPN, Lifetime, A&E and HISTORY; television production and distribution; newspaper syndication; merchandise licensing; and ventures investments. He is the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Chestnut Holdings LLC, a private equity and agricultural development company. Austin is actively involved in a wide range of civic, philanthropic and global humanitarian causes, including early childhood development projects with Save the Children and the government of Bhutan, and community agricultural projects in South Sudan.
He is on the board of directors of Save the Children USA, an organization he has been closely involved with for more than 20 years. Austin also serves on the board of advisors of the Blue School, and Karuna Shecken, a non-profit humanitarian organization focused on providing education, healthcare and social services in the greater Himalayan region. With a strong determination to make a difference Austin has leadership roles in many nonprofit organizations, that includes serving on the board of councilors of the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communications, the board of Pacific Crest Outward Bound, the executive committee of National Outward Bound and the advisory council for the United States Committee for Refugees. Austin is a vice-chair of the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Health in Agenda 2030 and for Malaria and helps lead the team focused on Community Health Workers.
Dr. MacCormack is the former President and CEO of Save the Children US, an independent nonprofit organization with programs in the United States and more than 50 countries. He also serves on the board of directors of the International Save the Children Alliance, which implements programs totaling $1 billion for children in 120 countries, and is former chair of the board of InterAction. He co-chairs both the Basic Education Coalition and the Campaign for Effective Global Leadership, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was selected to participate on the Founding Committee of the United Nations University, and served as a member of the United States Delegation to the 1997 World Food Summit and the 2002 General Assembly Special Session on Children.
Prior to his current position, Dr. MacCormack was President of World Learning (formerly the Experiment in International Living) from 1977 to 1992, and was Assistant to the Dean of the International Fellows Program at Columbia University. Dr. MacCormack received his doctorate and master’s degree from Columbia University and his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College. He was a National Science Foundation Fellow at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City and a Fulbright Fellow at the Universidad Central de Venezuela in Caracas.
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For the past 25 years, Jennifer McCrea has worked with a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, including Millennium Promise, Acumen Fund, Donorschoose.org, Grameen America, Teach for America, Witness, Comic Relief, X Prize Foundation, VH1 Save the Music Foundation, Rhode Island School of Design, Robin Hood Foundation, Council on Foreign Relations, Creative Commons, Pencils of Promise, New Profit and many others. She is a Senior Research Fellow at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University and founder of Exponential Fundraising. She is also a Henry Crown Fellowat the Aspen Institute,serves as an
advisory board member of the MIT Media Lab and the Blue School, and is a co-founder and board member of the Quincy Jones MusiQ Consortium. She is also a co?founder and CEO of the Business Leadership Council for a Generation Born HIV Free, an initiative of the Global Health Alliance that brings private sector resources and acumen to the goal of eradicating mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015. In September 2013, Jennifer’s book, The Generosity Network, written with philanthropist Jeff C. Walker, was published by Crown Publishing at Random House.
John Megrue, Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer of Apax Partners, U.S., an independent global private equity advisory firm managing over $37 billion in private equity funds. He is a member of the Global Executive Committee, Investment and Approval Committees, and the Global Co-Head of Retail and Consumer Group. John originally joined Apax in 1988, and rejoined in 2005 from Saunders, Karp & Megrue. An active champion for extreme poverty eradication and the development of global health systems, with a particular focus on issues impacting women and girls, John currently leads the Business Leadership Council for a Generation Born HIV Free (BLC), an initiative of the Global Health Alliance that brings private sector resources and acumen to the goal of eradicating mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
He is a Director on the Board of Millennium Promise, an organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty through integrated, community-led development and a Board member of Grameen America, a microfinance nonprofit that provides loans, savings programs, credit establishment and other financial services to entrepreneurs living below the poverty line in the United States. John graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Lauren Moore joined Johnson & Johnson in October, 2015, in the global role of Vice President, Corporate Citizenship. Lauren is responsible for driving strategy development and implementation of the company’s Corporate Citizenship and strategic philanthropy. Lauren also oversees the J&J Patient Assistance Foundation and the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust. Lauren comes to Johnson & Johnson with a very strong track record of leading social responsibility strategies that yield positive business, social and environmental impact. Most recently, Lauren led the development and implementation of eBay Inc.’s first social innovation strategy focused on creating economic opportunity, powering charitable giving and enabling greener commerce. As the Head of Global Social Innovation, Lauren guided her team’s efforts to bring this vision to life around the world, partnering with employees, customers, retail partners and other stakeholders to help eBay Inc. achieve both positive business performance and lasting social impact. Lauren joined eBay Inc. in 2009 as the President of eBay Foundation.
Prior to joining eBay Inc., Lauren served eight years as Director of Giving for Starbucks Coffee Company and Executive Director of Starbucks Foundation, with responsibility for Starbucks philanthropic and community initiatives worldwide. She helped build the first Corporate Social Responsibility team at Starbucks and was part of the leadership team that produced the first Starbucks Corporate Social Responsibility Report, including public goals, in 2001. Prior to her work at Starbucks, Lauren held leadership roles in several nonprofit organizations. Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She has served on a number of nonprofit boards of directors, community commissions and advisory panels. Currently, Lauren is a member of Aspen Institute’s Business & Society Leaders Forum, Cornerstone Capital’s Global Advisory Council, GOOD Worldwide Inc.’s GOODcorps Lab and Council on Foundations.
Angela Mwanza received her M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Konstanz, Germany and an M.B.A. from Johnson, Cornell University. Angela serves on the Advisory Boards of Johnson, Cornell University Business School and Entrepreneurship@Cornell. She also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Doris Duke Foundation and for Grassroot Soccer. The latter is a charitable organization that works with youths and is dedicated to the fight against HIV/ AIDS primarily in Africa. Most recently, she joined the United Nations Foundation Global Entrepreneurs' Council as a Founding Member.
Further activities include her memberships with the Social Investment Forum and the Economic Club of New York. Angela hails from Lusaka, Zambia, attended high school at a boarding school in Zimbabwe and currently lives with her husband Todd and their three cats in Brooklyn, New York. They are avid travelers having visited many countries across the globe. Most recently their travels took them to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. Angela has also run 4 marathons, the last 3 in New York and used this as an opportunity to raise money for charity.
Dr. Rao is a trained medical professional from India. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency Training and Chief Residency at the New York Infirmary Beekman Downtown Hospital, NY. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He was Associate Director Department of Medicine at Beekman Downtown Hospital and practiced Internal Medicine in New York City for 10 years prior to joining Merck in 1993. Dr. Rao spent the first twelve years of his tenure at Merck & Co., Inc. in New Jersey working within the Research Laboratories and Human Health Divisions where he held several positions of increasing responsibility. In 2005, Dr. Rao went to India as the Medical Director of the newly formed MSD Pharmaceuticals Ltd, local affiliate of Merck. His responsibilities included establishing clinical research, medical affairs, and regulatory centers of excellence within the Medical Department.
In 2007, Dr. Rao was promoted to the position of Managing Director for MSD Pharmaceuticals Ltd., India. He held that position for 3 years during which the subsidiary grew significantly. During his tenure as Managing Director, MSD India won many peer recognized awards including the Frost & Sullivan Best Emerging Pharmaceutical Company Award for 2009. From 2010 to 2011 Dr. Rao held the position of Head Medical Affairs for Asia Pacific based out of India. In May, 2011 Dr. Rao was tasked with leading the company's Merck for Mothers maternal mortality initiative and is now based in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey.
Active board member, consultant and advisor to non-profit institutions and social enterprises, Jeff Walker currently serves on the Boards of New Profit, Berklee College of Music, Morgan Library, Lincoln Center Film Society, Millennium Development Goals Health Alliance, the Miller Center and University of Virginia’s Undergraduate Business School, where he was President for ten years. He is also a Co-founder and Co-chairman of Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, Chairman of the Council of Foundations at University of Virginia, serves on the Visiting Committee at the Harvard Business School and is on the Advisory Boards of the MIT Media Lab, the Blue School, the Tibetan Village Project and Ideo.org. He is also President of 15 Central Park West. Previously, Jeff was Executive-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, focusing on Social Enterprises and Collaboration and a lecturer at the Kennedy School. At Harvard, he also helped to develop and launch “A Course
in Exponential Fundraising” for nonprofit leaders at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. He served as the Chairman of Millennium Promise, an incubator to eliminate extreme poverty with the United Nations and Columbia University and was the long-time Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), where he still serves as an emeritus trustee. He also Co-founded and was Chairman of Npower, an organization that provides shared technology services to nonprofits. Jeff was Chairman and CEO of CCMP Capital, the $12 billion successor to JPMorgan Partners, JPMorgan Chase & Co’s global private equity and Chairman of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. A Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant, Jeff graduated with a B.S. from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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