John Doerr

Chairman, Kleiner Perkins

John is an engineer, acclaimed venture capitalist, and the chairman of Kleiner Perkins. For more than 40 years, John has served entrepreneurs with ingenuity and optimism, bringing ideas worth spreading to disruptive leaders and teams.

John was an original investor and board member at Google and Amazon, helping to create over a million jobs and the world’s most valuable companies. He’s passionate about helping entrepreneurs reimagine the future. Outside of Kleiner Perkins, John works with social entrepreneurs tackling systemic issues across climate, public health, and education.

A pioneer of Silicon Valley’s cleantech movement, John has been investing in zero-emission technologies since 2006. Together with his wife Ann, John has been an active philanthropist in the climate space, funding both emissions mitigation and conservation efforts for the last two decades.

Doerr is the author of Measure What Matters and Speed & Scale: An Action Plan for Solving Our Climate Crisis Now.

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Alexander Stubb

Director and Professor, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute

Aliko Dangote

President/Chief Executive of the Dangote Industries LTD and Chairman of the Dangote Foundation

Bobby Shriver

Co-founder, ONE and (RED)


Lead singer, U2
Co-founder, ONE and (RED)

The Rt Hon David Cameron

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Dr. Jackie Chimhanzi

Chief Executive Officer, African Leadership Institute

Sir Mo Ibrahim

Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Gayle E. Smith

CEO of ONE *

Helene D. Gayle, M.D., MPH

President, Spelman College *

Jamie Drummond

Co-Founder, ONE & Founder, Sharing Strategies

Joe Cerrell

Managing Director, Global Policy & Advocacy, Europe, Middle East & East Asia, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Joshua Bolten

CEO, Business Roundtable *

Kelly Ayotte

Former United States Senator

Kevin Sheekey

Global Head of External Relations, Bloomberg LP

Lawrence H. Summers

Former Secretary of the Treasury of the United States

Mimi Alemayehou

Senior Vice President for Public-Private Partnerships, Mastercard Inc.

Morton H. Halperin

Chair, Executive Board, Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL) at the University of Pennsylvania*

Sheryl Sandberg

Founder of Lean IN

Susan A. Buffett

Chair, The Sherwood Foundation and the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Tom Freston

Board Chair, ONE, and Principal, Firefly3 *

* also serves on the ONE Action Board.