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Advisory Board

Advisory Board

John F. Sandy Smith

Stanford IRiSS Board Chair
Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP    

Kathy Chou

Stanford IRiSS Board Vice Chair
Vice President of Research and Development Operations and Central Services for VMware
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Cathy Benko

Former Vice Chairman and Managing Principal, Deloitte LLP
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Nicholas Bloom

William Eberle Professor of Economics at Stanford University
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Henry Brady

Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy

Farah Champsi

Former Managing Director at InterWest Partners
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Roger Clay

Former President, Insight Center for Community Economic Development

Mary Dent

Former CEO of Green Dot Bank

Craig Falkenhagen

Former National Chair of the Stanford Fund
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Thomas Geiser

Private Equity Advisor

Birong Hu

Financial Controller at SV Tech Ventures
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Rich Jaroslovsky

Vice President for Content and Chief Journalist at SmartNews
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Cindy Lang

Founder of Go To Girl Brazil
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Hong Seh Lim

President, Mil Kered Inc.
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Doyle McManus

Director of the Journalism Program at Georgetown University
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Gretchen Milligan

Founder of Board Focus, Retired

Hema Sareen Mohan

Former Nonprofit Executive and Senior Aide, CA Senate
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Stephen Peeps

Partner at Meng Peeps National Executive Search
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Kenneth Prewitt

Carnegie Professor at Columbia University
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Donna Schweers

Independent Management Consulting Professional
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Allan Thygesen

President of the Americas at Google

Mike Tomz

William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Director of the Center for American Democracy

Mark Vander Ploeg

Board Member at The Spencer Foundation

Karen Cook

Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, IRiSS Director
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Matt Snipp

Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor of Humanities and Sciences, IRiSS Deputy Director
Director of Secure Data Center
Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement

Chris Thomsen

IRiSS Executive Director

Emeritus Board

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Donald Kennedy

Former President of Stanford University