Tom Freston

Board Chair, ONE, and Principal, Firefly3 *

Tom Freston is a Principal of Firefly3, an investment and consultancy firm focusing on the media and entertainment industries. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc., where he also served as Chief Operating Officer. For seventeen years, Mr. Freston was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks, MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, Comedy Central, and other networks. Prior to that, Mr. Freston ran a textile business in Afghanistan and India. Currently, he is Board Chairman of the ONE Campaign, an advocacy organization to fight extreme poverty and serves on the boards of Imagine Entertainment, Moby Media in Afghanistan, Vice Media in New York and New America. He was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2005 Mr. Freston was cited in the TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” issue. He has received many industry honors and awards.

*Also serves on the ONE Action Board.

More Members of the Board of Directors

Aliko Dangote

President/Chief Executive of the Dangote Group and Chairman of the Dangote Foundation

Bobby Shriver

Co-founder, ONE & (RED)

Bono

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

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

Helene D. Gayle

President and CEO of The Chicago Community Trust *

Jamie Drummond

Co-founder, ONE

Joe Cerrell

Managing Director, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation *

John Doerr

Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers

Joshua Bolten

President & CEO, Business Roundtable *

Kelly Ayotte

Former United States Senator

Kevin Sheekey

Global Head of Government Relations and Communications, Bloomberg L.P. Chairman, Bloomberg Government

Lawrence 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 *

Professor Alexander Stubb

Director of the School of Transnational Governance

Sheryl Sandberg

Chief Operating Officer, Facebook

Susan A. Buffett

Chairwoman, The Sherwood Foundation and the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation