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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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Eric Ball

General Partner, Impact Venture Capital
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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

Partner, Population Health 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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John McMurtry

Senior Mechanical Engineer at Applied Precision Design

Michael McPherson

President Emeritus of the Spencer Foundation
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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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John O’Farrell

Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Gloria Principe

Chair, Silicon Valley Committee, Human Rights Watch

Jeanette Garretty Reinhard

Chief Economist & Managing Director
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Donna Schweers

Independent Management Consulting Professional
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Matt Snipp

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

Chris Thomsen

IRiSS Executive Director
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Allan Thygesen

President of the Americas at Google

Mark Vander Ploeg

Board Member at The Spencer Foundation

Karen Cook

Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology, IRiSS Faculty Director

Michael Tomz

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