Board of Directors
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
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.
Senior VP, Innovation and Investment, Case Foundation
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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
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