Jeffrey C. Walker
Jeffrey C. Walker
Jeff Walker is chairman of New Profit, a social change investment fund, and is vice chair in the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for health. He serves on the boards of the University of Virginia (UVA), Berklee College of Music, Grammys Music Education Coalition, On Being (Krista Tippett’s enterprise), Just Capital, AMP for Health, and UVA’s McIntire School of Commerce, where he was president for 10 years. He is a partner in Bridge Builders, an investment fund for social enterprises focused on contemplation and mind training. At the Harvard Business School he serves on the Dean’s Board of Advisors and was on the Visiting Committee. He is also on the Advisory Boards of MIT Media Lab and the Harvard School of Public Health.
Previously, Jeff was Executive-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, focusing on social enterprises and collaboration, and a Lecturer at the Kennedy School. At Harvard, he helped to develop a course in exponential fundraising for nonprofits. He served as the Chairman of Millennium Promise, with the United Nations and Columbia University, an incubator to eliminate extreme poverty, and was the Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), where he still serves as an Emeritus Trustee. Jeff was Chairman of the Council of Foundations at the University of Virginia (UVA). Jeff Co-Founded and was Chairman of Npower, an organization that provides shared technology services to nonprofits. He has been on numerous other for-profit and non-profit boards.
Jeff co-authored the book, “The Generosity Network,” about new approaches to gather resources to address causes each of us are passionate about. He also received the John C. Whitehead Award for Social Enterprise from the Harvard Business School Club of New York City. He is currently teaching and researching the issue of systems entrepreneurship and systems change.
For twenty five years Jeff was CEO and Co-Founder of CCMP Capital, the $12 billion successor to JPMorgan Partners, JPMorgan Chase & Co’s global private equity, Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chairman of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the University of Virginia, is a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant.