Joshua Bolten

CEO, Business Roundtable *

Joshua Bolten is President & CEO of the Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of leading US companies.  From 2011 to 2016, Bolten was Managing Director of Rock Creek Global Advisors, an international business advisory firm.  From 2009 to 2011, he was a Visiting Professor at Princeton University.

Bolten served in the White House under President George W. Bush as Chief of Staff (2006-09), Director of the Office of Management and Budget (2003-06), and Deputy Chief of Staff (2001-03).  His nearly 20 years in government service also includes positions with the US Trade Representative, the US Senate Finance Committee, and the US State Department.  In the private sector, he worked at Goldman Sachs in London, and O’Melveny & Myers in Washington, DC.

Bolten received his undergraduate degree from Princeton and his law degree from Stanford.  He has been a member of the ONE Campaign board since 2009, and was Interim CEO for the first half of 2011.  He serves also on the boards of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Emerson Electric Co.

*Also serves on the ONE Action Board.

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Alexander Stubb

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

Aliko Dangote

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Bobby Shriver

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Rt Hon David Cameron

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Dr. Jackie Chimhanzi

Chief Executive Officer, African Leadership Institute

Dr. Mo Ibrahim

Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Gayle E. Smith

CEO of ONE *

Helene D. Gayle, M.D., M.P.H.

President, Spelman College *

Jamie Drummond

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Joe Cerrell

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

John Doerr

Chairman, Kleiner Perkins

Kelly Ayotte

Former United States Senator

Kevin Sheekey

Global Head of External Relations, Bloomberg L.P

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

Senior Advisor, Open Society Foundations *

Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer of Meta and Founder of Lean IN

Susan A. Buffett

Chairwoman, The Sherwood Foundation and the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Tom Freston

Board Chair, ONE, and Principal, Firefly3 *

* also serves on the ONE Action Board.