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Emma Bloomberg is the founder and CEO of Murmuration, an organization that is transforming how political campaigns, advocates, and organizers identify, engage, and mobilize people and communities so that every child in the United States can receive an education that prepares them to lead productive, fulfilling, and happy lives. Before founding Murmuration, Emma was chief of staff at Robin Hood, one of the largest anti-poverty forces in the nation. A graduate of the Harvard Business School and the Kennedy School of Government, she also holds a degree in English and a certificate in medieval studies from Princeton University. She currently serves on the boards of the KIPP Foundation, Park Avenue Armory, and the Bloomberg Family Foundation.
Steve Mandel is the founder of Lone Pine Capital, a public equity asset management firm that he started in 1997. Prior to founding Lone Pine, Mr. Mandel was managing director and consumer analyst at Tiger Management Corporation (1990-1997), mass-market retailing analyst at Goldman, Sachs (1984-1990) and consultant at Mars and Company (1982-1984). Mr. Mandel graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy (1974), Dartmouth College (1978) and Harvard Business School (1982). He served as board chair of Teach for America and Dartmouth College and is a former trustee of Phillips Exeter Academy and The Children’s School in Stamford, CT. He is a founder and board member of the Lone Pine Foundation, whose mission is to help children and families in the communities where Lone Pine has offices. He is also a director of the ZOOM Foundation, a family foundation focused primarily on education and the environment. Mr. Mandel and his wife Sue live in Greenwich, Connecticut and have three adult children.
Michael Park is a partner in McKinsey & Company’s New York office and leads the firm’s Strategy and Corporate Finance Practice for the U.S. Northeast. He works with advanced industries and energy clients on growth strategy, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and capital markets-based portfolio strategy. Prior to joining McKinsey in 2003, Michael worked in investment banking at J.P. Morgan. A 2011-12 Partnership for New York City David Rockefeller fellow, he is deeply involved in New York City institutions and non-profits: Michael helps lead McKinsey’s relationship and pro-bono work with Teach For America on organization and growth strategy and is also the board chair of Career Village, a startup that connects students to career opportunities. Michael graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College with a degree in economics.
Arthur Rock is Principal of Arthur Rock & Co. and was a partner in Davis & Rock from 1961 to 1968, both venture capital firms. He served as Chairman of the Board of Scientific Data Systems and a member of the board of directors of Teledyne Inc., Xerox, Argonaut Insurance, Apple Computer, AirTouch, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and Echelon Corporation. Arthur was a founder of Intel Corp. and served as chairman of the board, chairman of the executive committee and lead director. He founded the Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at the Harvard Business School, and he and his wife Toni founded the Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University. Arthur was co-founder and is president emeritus of The Basic Fund, which gives scholarships to inner-city children to attend K-8 private schools. He is also on the board of Teach For America and Children’s Scholarship Fund and an active funder of KIPP. Arthur received a bachelor’s in political science and finance from Syracuse University and a master’s in business administration from Harvard University.
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