Board of Advisors

Aileen Adams, Former Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles
Larry Baer, President and CEO, The San Francisco Giants
Rich Barton, Co-Founder and Executive Chair,
Richard I. Beattie, Chairman, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink
Geoffrey Canada, Founder and President, Harlem Children's Zone
Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation
Ramon Cortines, Former Superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District
James Coulter, Founding Partner, TPG Capital, L.P.
Yogen Dalal, Managing Director,The Mayfield Fund
Steven A. Denning, Founding Partner, General Atlantic Partners
Susan Ford Dorsey, President, Sand Hill Foundation
Millard Drexler, Chairman and CEO, J. Crew
Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, UPenn
Robert J. Fisher, Director, GAP Inc.
Howard Gardner, Ph.D., Professor, School of Education, Harvard University
Jim Herbert, II, President and CEO, First Republic Bank 
David Hornik, Partner, August Capital
Andrew Hoine, Partner and Director of Research, Paulson & Co. Inc.
Matthew Johnson, Managing Partner, Ziffran Brittenahm LLP
Ron Johnson, Trustee, Stanford University
Mitchell Kapor, Partner, Kapor Capital
David Lawrence Jr., President, The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation
Eddie Lazarus, General Counsel, Tribune Company
Ronnie Lott, NFL Hall of Famer
Susan McCaw, U.S. Ambassador to Austria (Ret.)
Nion McEvoy, Chairman and CEO, Chronicle Books
George Miller, Education Advisor to Cengage Learning and retired Member of Congress
Nell Minow, Founder, The Corporate Library and Movie Mom
Newton Minow, Counsel, Sidley, Austin; Former Chair, Federal Communications Commission
James Montoya, Senior Vice President, The College Board
David Plouffe, Strategic Adviser, Uber
Michael Riordan, Founder, Gilead Sciences
George Roberts, Founding Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
Jesse Rogers, Founder, Altamont Capital
Jim Ryan, President, University of Virginia
Mehran Sahami, Professor in Computer Science, Stanford University
Carrie Schwab Pomerantz, President, Charles Schwab Foundation
Alan Schwartz, Executive Chairman, Guggenheim Partners
Darrell Steinberg, Chair, California Government Law & Policy Practice, Greenberg Traurig LLP
Thomas Steyer, Founder and President, NextGen Climate
Deborah Stipek, Faculty Director, Haas Center for Public Service, Stanford University
Mike Tollin, President, Mandalay Sports Media
Robert S. Townsend, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Laura Walker, President, WNYC Radio
Eugene Washington, M.D., Chancellor, Medical School, Duke University
Alice Waters, Founder, Chez Panisse and Chez Panisse Foundation
Robert Wehling, Founder, Family Friendly Programming Forum
Tim Zagat, Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Zagat Survey