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Board of Governors

as of April 11, 2022

Chair

Jerry Hultin, Chair and Co-Founder, Global Futures Group, LLC

Vice-Chair

Thomas Pompidou, Partner and Founder, Marker, LLC

Treasurer

Laura Sachar, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, StarVest Partners

President

Nicholas B. Dirks, President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Academy of Sciences

Corporate Secretary

Tino van den Heuvel, The New York Academy of Sciences

Executive Associate to the Corporate Secretary

Catherine Sarquiz, The New York Academy of Sciences

Governors

Ellen de Brabander, Executive Vice President of Innovation and Regulatory Affairs, Elanco

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chairman of the Board, Tata Sons

Jacqueline Corbelli, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder, BrightLine

Kirsten Davies, Chief Information Security Officer, Unilever

MaryEllen Elia, President, Success for Students, Inc.; former Partner and Senior Fellow, International Center for Leadership in Education; former Commissioner of Education and President of The University of the State of New York

Dario Gil, Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research

Aida Habtezion, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Worldwide Medical & Safety, Pfizer Inc.

Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder LinkedIn, Partner, Greylock Partners

Paul Horn, Executive Chair and Founding Partner, Venly; Distinguished Scientist in Residence, New York University; Chair Emeritus, The New York Academy of Sciences; former Senior Vice Provost for Research, New York University; former Senior Vice President and Director of IBM Research

Seema Kumar, Global Head – Office of Innovation, Global Health and Scientific Engagement

Ravi Kumar S., President, Infosys

R. May Lee, Co-leader, Guild of Future Architects; Adjunct Professor of “Entrepreneurship and Architecture”, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; former Dean, School of Entrepreneurship and Management, ShanghaiTech University; and former Vice Chancellor, New York University

Pablo Legorreta, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Royalty Pharma

Amber Miller, Dean of the University of Southern California Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

David K.A. Mordecai, Co-Managing Member, Numerati Partners, LLC; RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics @ Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences, New York University; Visiting Scholar, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University; President and Co-Founder, Risk Economics, Inc.

Martin Nesbitt, Co-Chief Executive Officer, The Vistria Group, LLC

Gregory A. Petsko, Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College; Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University; Adjunct Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry, Emeritus, Brandeis University

Lowell Robinson, Corporate Director and Advisor, Barnes & Noble Education

Jaclyn Safier, Chief Executive Officer, Prometheus Real Estate Group, Inc.

Konstantin Shakhnovich, Head of Global Trading, Citadel; former Partner and Global Head of Systematic Market-Making, Goldman Sachs

Peter Thorén, Executive Vice President, Access Industries

Robert Tjian, Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology, University of California, Berkeley; Former President, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Grace Wang, Executive Vice President for Research, Innovation and Knowledge Enterprise, The Ohio State University

Sanford I. Weill, Chairman Emeritus, Citigroup; Chief Executive Officer, Casa Rosa Ventures

Jeremy Wertheimer, Chief Executive Officer, Biological Engineering Ventures

Michael Young, Nobel Laureate; Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor and Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Rockefeller University

Nadav Zafrir, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, TEAM8, Inc.

International Board of Governors

Seth F. Berkley, Chief Executive Officer, Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance

Gerald Chan, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Morningside Group

Alice P. Gast, President, Imperial College London

S. “Kris” Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder, Infosys; Chairman, Axilor Ventures

Toni Hoover, Director, Strategy Planning and Management, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Johan Rockström, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor, Earth System Science, University of Potsdam

Paul Stoffels, former Vice Chair of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

President Emeritus

Ellis Rubinstein

Chairs Emeriti

John E. Sexton, Former President, New York University

Torsten N. Wiesel, Nobel Laureate; President Emeritus and Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor Emeritus, The Rockefeller University; former Secretary-General, Human Frontier Science Program Organization

Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor Emeritus, The State University of New York

Honorary Life Governors

Karen E. Burke, Dermatologist, Research Scientist, and Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center

John F. Niblack, former Vice Chair of the Board and President of Global Research and Development, Pfizer, Inc.