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Office of the CEO


The Office of the CEO sets strategic priorities to advance the work of the foundation.

Sue Desmond-Hellmann

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann leads the foundation's efforts to promote equity for all people around the world.

Emily Parker

Director and Chief of Staff

Emily Parker helps develop and drive implementation of the CEO’s goals, key activities, and long-range plans.

Jason Hunke


Jason Hunke manages the team that drives leadership voice for several foundation executives and oversees internal communications and employee engagement across the foundation.

David Wertheimer


David Wertheimer manages the foundation’s engagement in our home region.

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