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Board of Directors

Ben Binswanger
Senior Adviser, Case Foundation

Over the last two decades, Ben Binswanger has held senior leadership positions in the government, business, and nonprofit sectors. Ben began his career as a political consultant for numerous Democratic candidates, and served for more than five years as Senator Edward Kennedy’s senior political advisor. From 1995-97, Ben worked for the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art as the Director of Business Development.

After serving as the senior communications officer at Telespectrum Worldwide, a publicly traded direct marketing company with $150 million in annual revenue and 8,500 employees, Ben joined America Online, Inc. (AOL) in 1999 as vice president for corporate communications. At AOL, he coordinated speech writing for Steve Case and other AOL executives, produced annual reports in 1999 and 2000, launched the company’s first employee intranet, and managed AOL’s employee giving and volunteer programs.

Ben currently manages strategic planning and operations for the Case Foundation, and sits on the boards of Demos, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement, and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.

Erich Broksas
Senior VP, Innovation and Investment, Case Foundation

Ted Cahall
President, Products & Technologies, AOL

As President, AOL Products and Technologies, Ted Cahall is responsible for the Products business unit including: AOL Search, MapQuest, E-mail, Truveo, Mobile, Toolbar, Safety & Security, Parental Controls, Relegence and the AOL Client. These services are important to AOL's Web-based strategy of attracting and engaging audiences as well as directing them to the other properties in the AOL network.

Cahall joined AOL in January 2007 as Executive Vice President of the Platforms business unit. Since August of that year, he has also led the Technologies division and its efforts to drive innovation and performance of AOL’s global datacenter operations, ATDN backbone network, Web and ISP infrastructures, network and systems management, information security, storage services, registration and billing systems, NOC, data warehouse, and data center automation. He is responsible for the systems operations of AOL’s products and services, including the highly scalable AIM and AOL Mail infrastructures, and is the inventor of DynaPub, which revolutionized how AOL publishes to the Web. Cahall is also responsible for the HR and Finance systems, corporate e-mail, voice and desktop services, and serves as General Manager of AOL’s Dulles, Va. campus.

Cahall is a seasoned global Internet business and technology veteran. Prior to joining AOL, he was Executive Vice President and COO of United Online's Internet properties. Concurrently, he was also Executive Vice President of the United Online Web Services division, overseeing the company's various Web-hosting brands, including Freeservers.com and photo sharing service PhotoSite.

He was Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President at CNET Networks for six years. And he spent six years as a Vice President at Bank of America. He also held management positions at two network and systems management focused technology start-ups. He spent the first six years of his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he developed several network communication systems and received a U.S. patent for systems performance analysis.

He is currently active in the D.C. and Northern Virginia areas through board memberships on the Northern Virginia Technology Council, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and Year-Up. Cahall holds a BS and MS in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed non-degree, executive MBA studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Scott Case
CEO, Malaria No More
Chairman of Network for Good

Timothy "Scott" Case is a technologist, entrepreneur and inventor and was co-founder of priceline.com, the "Name Your Own Price" Internet service. As Chief Technology Officer, he was responsible for building the technology that enabled priceline.com's hyper-growth. Moving beyond technology he successfully launched several priceline.com businesses. These included Priceline for Gasoline, by far the firm's fastest growing business. At the Walker Digital Invention Laboratory, Scott helped build a portfolio of intellectual property, and is a named inventor on dozens of U.S. patents including the underlying portfolio for priceline.com. Previously, Scott co-founded Precision Training Software, a software company that developed the world's first PC-based simulated flight instructor and photo-realistic flight simulator.

In 2006, Scott joined the Malaria No More team to inspire individuals and institutions in the private sector to end deaths cause by malaria. He continues to build social enterprises that use technology, commercial processes, and incentives to create sustainable, scalable solutions to improve people's lives.

Kevin Conroy
President of Univision Interactive Media Inc.

Kevin Conroy serves as President of Univision Interactive Media Inc., the digital division of Univision Communications Inc., the premier Spanish-language Media Company in the United States. Univision Interactive Media includes Univision Online, the leading Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., located at www.univision.com, and Univision Móvil, delivering the industry’s most comprehensive Spanish-language suite of mobile offerings, including in-show wireless integrations, mobile video, SMS and Premium SMS programs, mobile portals, mobile advertising and an extensive downloadable content catalog.

Mr. Conroy has more than 20 years of advertising and media experience. He is one of the most accomplished executives in the consumer Internet and online media business, having held a number of senior programming, product, marketing, distribution and operations roles. Mr. Conroy has led large global teams of content programmers, designers, Web developers and software engineers, building consumer websites and software applications, and has managed a number of popular Web brands, including AOL, AIM, ICQ, Moviefone, Netscape, Truveo and Winamp.

Prior to Univision, Mr. Conroy spent eight years at AOL, most recently as Executive Vice President of Global Products and Marketing, where he oversaw development of AOL’s desktop, Mobile and IPTV products for the U.S. and 30 countries around the globe, as well as the company’s marketing strategies, new distribution models and partnerships. Prior to that, he held several other senior positions at AOL including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AOL for Broadband and Senior Vice president and General Manager of AOL Entertainment. Among many successes at AOL, Mr. Conroy is credited with the revitalization of AOL’s products for the Mac and iPhone platforms, including the award-winning AOL Radio for iPhone, as well as building AOL Music, launching AOL Sessions and AOL’s online radio offerings, and establishing a partnership with CBS Radio to create the largest online radio network.

Prior to AOL, Mr. Conroy was Chief Marketing Officer and President of New Technology at BMG Entertainment, a division of Bertelsmann AG, where he was responsible for overseeing all marketing and new media development for BMG's businesses, and managed the worldwide marketing campaigns for some of the world's biggest artists. Prior to BMG Entertainment, he was Vice President, Marketing at CBS/FOX VIDEO. Mr. Conroy serves on the Boards of Network for Good and RecycleBank and is a graduate of Bowdoin College.

Rich D'Amato
Independent Consultant

Meg Garlinghouse
Senior Director, Yahoo! for Good, Yahoo! Inc.

Meg Garlinghouse oversees Yahoo! for Good, the company’s community relations initiative. Yahoo! for Good is committed to making a difference by empowering its users and employees with products and services that inspire them to make a positive impact on the world.

By leveraging Yahoo!’s biggest asset -- its community of more than 500 million users, Garlinghouse and her team have connected consumers with causes that matter most to them. Most recently, Garlinghouse has led several initiatives to raise awareness of climate change by helping to build the www.18seconds.org site, which tracks compact-fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) sales data as part of an industry effort to educate Americans about cost-savings and environmental benefits of CFLs. She also facilitated a campaign to find the greenest city in America and organized the first employee volunteer Green Team, tasked with reducing Yahoo!’s carbon footprint and improving overall environmental practices at the company. Garlinghouse has also organized several campaigns to raise millions of dollars for disaster relief and generate consumer pledges for various causes and charities.

Garlinghouse has nearly ten years of experience working in the technology and philanthropy sector. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Garlinghouse worked at Netcentives, an Internet marketing company, where she founded its nonprofit partnership program that helped charities raise money on the Internet. She also has a background in international development, working for the Asia Foundation as special assistant to the president and in the private sector development department of the World Bank. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa, running projects designed to raise the social and economic status of rural villagers. Garlinghouse received her Bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from Duke University and a Master's in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Alisa Gravitz
Executive Director, Green America (formerly Co-op America)

A nationally recognized leader in social and environmental responsibility, Alisa Gravitz is currently the executive director of Green America, a nonprofit investor and consumer education organization. She manages programs galvanizing a consumer-citizen force of more than one million people to urge corporations to improve their social and environmental responsibility. She also co-authored Green America's guide to social investing. Alisa is also vice president of the Social Investment Forum, a national nonprofit investment industry association. Previously, Alisa worked in the Carter Administration on energy policy. She sits on the board of directors for the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economics (CERES), the Social Venture Network, and the Positive Futures Network.

Alisa is the 1995 recipient of the Social Responsibility Investing Services Award and was recently named by Green Business Letter as one of the most important people who are changing the way companies think about the environment. She earned an MBA from Harvard and her bachelor's degree in economics and environmental sciences from Brandeis University.

John Klaffky
Formerly: Managing Director, Nonprofit Services, BearingPoint
Currently: Self-employed management consultant

John Klaffky is currently a self-employed management consultant. Previously he was a Managing Director at BearingPoint in the Non-Profit Consulting Practice, with over 25 years of experience in consulting with major corporations and nonprofits. He specializes in business performance improvement, large systems integration, program management, and cost analysis. Mr. Klaffky leads technology development teams in designing and implementing new financial systems and shared service centers, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Drummond Pike
CEO, Tides

Drummond Pike founded Tides in 1976 and is the chief executive officer of the Tides network of organizations, which includes Tides Foundation, Tides Center and Tides Shared Spaces. Pike is responsible for the entire Tides enterprise; and through his leadership, Tides has helped increase the capacity and effectiveness of thousands of social change organizations. Awarded as an Outstanding Foundation Professional, Pike helped pioneer the advent of donor advised funds in philanthropy and has supported grassroots and public interest organizations through environmental and social change philanthropy throughout his career.

Prior to founding Tides, Pike served as executive director of the Shalan Foundation, an organization dedicated to economic change and environmental sustainability. He also co-founded and served as associate director for the Youth Project in Washington, D.C. Pike’s entrepreneurialism has led to the founding of several other organizations as well. He was among the original founders of Working Assets, a telecommunications company dedicated to progressive philanthropy and political activism. He also helped to found Tides Canada, a sister organization to Tides in the U.S., and Groundspring.org, a nonprofit technology service provider which merged with Network for Good in 2005.

Pike majored in Political Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz where he became involved in the anti-war movement of the late 1960’s. He was selected as campus representative to the Board of Regents during his senior year in 1969, and graduated with Honors from UC Santa Cruz in 1970. Pike continued his education at the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University where he obtained a Master’s Degree in Political Science.

Danica Remy
Managing Director, Tides

In 2003 Danica Remy joined Tides Inc as Managing Director where she oversees all information technology and administrative operations for the Tides organizations. Tides has a combined revenue of $150M, core staff of 135 and extended staff of 750+ annually. Working closely with the Executive and Senior Management of Tides, she coordinates the strategic activities for the Tides organizations.

Prior to joining Tides, Danica was Vice President Operations at Organic Inc., an Internet services company, where she was a member of the executive team reporting to the CEO. She also served as Vice President for Knowledge Universe, Inc., an education holding company, where she worked with Chairman Michael Milken and was responsible for IT shared services infrastructure strategies for the 45 companies comprising Knowledge Universe's company portfolio. From 1997-1998 she served at Vice President Engineering & Product Development at Inquisit, an Internet start-up specializing in competitive business intelligence using agent technology. She was responsible for product development, network operations and information systems. Under her guidance she led the company through three enterprise application releases, developed two new product lines and three key strategic alliances. The company was acquired in 1998 by Ask Jeeves.

Denise Shephard
Independent Consultant

Bill Strathmann
CEO, Network for Good

Bill Strathmann is Network for Good's CEO and is a member of its Board of Directors. He is a social entrepreneur, who throughout his career has traversed sectors, bringing good business practices to corporations and nonprofits alike. Bill came to Network for Good from BearingPoint, where he provided strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions consulting to corporations and nonprofit organizations across the nation. With Andersen Business Consulting, he developed and led a consulting practice serving large nonprofits including the Nature Conservancy, National Geographic Society, National Association of Home Builders, and the United Way.

Throughout his career, Bill has been an influential speaker on the topics of philanthropy, the role of technology in fundraising, corporate social responsibility, strategic planning, performance management and mergers and acquisitions. Bill is a co-author featured in the book, People to People Fundraising - How Individuals and Nonprofits can Leverage the Internet for Great Causes. He has a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Haverford College and a master's degree in business administration from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. Bill serves in advisory roles for the Nonprofit Congress, Independent Sector and the Social Enterprise Alliance, and he also serves on the boards of The Anacostia Watershed Society and The Shohola Scholarship Fund.

Tien Tzuo
Chief Executive Officer, Zuora, Inc.

Tien Tzuo joined Zuora after 9 years at salesforce.com. Tien was one of the “original forces” at salesforce.com, which he joined in 1999 as the 11th employee, when the company was still operating out of a house on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco. In his 9 years at salesforce.com, Tien has held a variety of executive roles in salesforce.com’s technology, marketing and strategy organizations, including building out the product management & marketing organization, serving as Chief Marketing Officer for two years and most recently as Chief Strategy Officer.

Tien personally oversaw the vision, direction, and design of the first 17 release of Salesforce.com’s award winning product line, including overseeing the launch of Salesforce and the AppExchange. In 2004, Tzuo was named CMO of the Year Finalist by the CMO Council and BusinessWeek Magazine. Tien is also widely recognized as one of the thought leaders in the software-as-a-service industry. His podcast on the Secrets of Salesforce is widely cited and has been downloaded over 250,000 times since it was first published.

Prior to salesforce.com, Tien was at CrossWorlds Software, where he spearheaded CrossWorlds product, marketing and sales push into the Telecommunications vertical worldwide, and at Oracle Corporation in a variety of sales and professional services roles. Mr. Tzuo holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s in business administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mike Yutrzenka
Executive Director, Cisco Systems Foundation

With over fifteen years experience at Cisco Systems in a variety of roles, Michael Yutrzenka brings with him a broad understanding of Cisco and the community as the leader of the Cisco Foundation.

Appointed Executive Director of the Cisco Systems Foundation in September 2003, Michael and his team are focusing on supporting Internet enabled solutions to transform education, empower communities, and increase efficiency and effectiveness in non-profit organizations. He joined Corporate Philanthropy in June 2000, initially to lead the effort to help the nonprofit sector leverage Internet technology and build collaborative partnerships. In his roles he has lead several programs and initiatives including the Community Fellowship Program, Leadership Fellows Program, Philanthropy Employee Engagement, Matching Gifts, Volunteerism Initiatives, and Product and Cash Grant Programs.

Michael currently serves on the board of directors for Network for Good, the American Red Cross Corporate Advisory Council, the Conference Board Corporate Contributions Council, advisor for Building Blocks International, and previously on the board of Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Prior to joining Corporate Philanthropy, he held several roles at Cisco in business development, acquisition integration, channel partnerships and strategic account management.

Michael has over twenty years of international experience. He previously held positions in customer support, systems analysis, engineering, sales, and management. Immediately prior to Cisco, he was Vice President, International Sales for Arix Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of North Dakota.


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