Harry (Hap) H. Brakeley, III, Chair, Managing Director of Accenture's Energy Group
Hap Brakeley is the North America Sales Managing Director of Accenture’s Energy Group, where he is responsible for sales growth through innovative business solutions for clients. With more than 30 years’ experience in consulting and outsourcing, Hap has been involved extensively in business, technology and market-driven organizational change projects for Fortune 1000 clients across a wide range of industries. Hap has previously served at Accenture as Resources Managing Director for Global Sales and Managing Director of both Procurement Solutions and Learning Solutions. He also helped guide the organization as it released its initial public offering. Hap also serves on the Board of Directors for Keewaydin, a Vermont-based boys and girl’s camp that provides summer wilderness experiences and environmental programs. Finally, Hap directs two major scholarship funds, the Dartmouth College Libby Brakeley Scholarship, for top engineering students, and the Libby Brakeley Scholarship Fund, which provides tuition for top graduating high school students. Hap holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Economics from Dartmouth College and is based in Boston, MA
Michael May, Executive in Residence & Lecturer in Management, F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College
Michael May has spent the last 30 years in various capacities within the management consulting industry. Most recently he was the Global Managing Partner of the Strategy Business for Accenture. In addition, Michael was the Senior Global Partner in charge of Thought Leadership and Innovation. In that role all research labs and global innovation programs reported to him. He spent most of his time working for clients in the area of business strategy, organization and resource management. He has focused on the financial services industry where his clients have included Citicorp, Merrill Lynch, Barclays, National Australia Bank and Summitomo Bank. In addition, he has consulted for numerous other clients including General Electric, VF Corporation and United States Steel. Michael started his early career at A.T. Kearney where he focused on Insurance and Banking Industry Clients. His research has focused on Value Creation in Global Enterprises, Innovation Behavioral Systems and Corporate Risk Management. Michael currently teaches Corporate Strategy & National Systems and Management Consulting at Babson's Graduate School of Business.
Lance Bultena, Partner, Hogan and Hartson LLP
Lance Bultena is a Partner in the Legislative and Internet Groups of Hogan &Hartson L.L.P. His practice focuses on the representation of corporations, coalitions and trade associations before Congress Executive agencies. In addition, he assists businesses as they seek to address the implications of widespread Internet use both for their business model and for existing regulatory structures. Prior to joining Hogan and Hartson, Lance acted as Counsel to the Senate Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Foreign Commerce and Tourism, where he gained considerable experience in all phases of the legislative process. In this position, he was responsible for the Committee's many legal reform efforts, including the Product Liability Fairness Act, the Biomaterials Access Assurance Act of 1998, the McCain tobacco settlement legislation, and the TEA-21 transportation legislation. Lance graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Dakota in 1985. He was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 1985 and attended Oxford University where he completed a Masters in Economics (M.Phil., 1987) and a doctorate in politics (D.Phil., 1990). Lance received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1991.
Blair Crawford, Director, McKinsey & Company
Blair Crawford is currently a Senior Director at McKinsey & Company's Boston office. Since joining McKinsey two decades ago, Blair has worked in both Europe and North America with a broad range of Retail and Packaged Goods clients. His experience covers multiple issues including corporate strategy, growth, merchandising strategies, and organizational design. His recent experience includes leading a peer-based improvement program for a major U.S. grocer; developing a growth strategy for an apparel retailer; evaluating an acquisition opportunity for a large multi-line retailer; designing and launching a customer loyalty card for a large food retailer; and developing a global expansion strategy, including detailed implementation plans and operations redesign for a fast-food retailer. Blair joined McKinsey after completing an MBA at Harvard Business School. Prior to McKinsey, he worked for the Arcadia Group (the UK largest fashion multiple retailer) for 5 years as both a Buyer and a Merchandiser.
Carlin (Carly) Janson, Executive Chair and Founder, New Sector Alliance
Carly Janson is New Sector's Executive Chair and Founder, and recently led the organization's expansion to California. She started New Sector in 2000 as a volunteer project supported by individuals from multiple top consulting firms and business schools, and incorporated the initiative as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in July 2001. In addition to serving as New Sector's CEO, Janson has worked as a Director at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) focused on social impact and human capital. She has also consulted to Fortune 100 companies in the financial services and telecommunications industries, and developed strategic plans for multiple federal government agencies. Over the past decade, she has focused on developing strategies and mobilizing top talent to effect change across sectors, including work with hundreds of for-profit companies, nonprofits, public sector agencies, and cross-sector partnerships. Janson holds a BA in Economics, magna cum laude, from Princeton University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and has studied International Economics and The Economics of Social Problems at the London School of Economics. She was also Center for Social Innovation Fellow at Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
Jay W. Lorsch, Louis E. Kirstein Professor of Human Relations, Harvard Business School
Jay W. Lorsch is the Louis Kirstein Professor of Human Relations at the Harvard Business School. He is currently Chairman of the Harvard Business School Global Corporate Governance Initiative and Faculty Chairman of the Executive Education Corporate Governance Series. As a consultant, Jay has served clients in a diverse range of companies, including Applied Materials, Deloitte Touche, Tyco International, and Shire Pharmaceuticals. He is a member of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Global Advisory Council and The Antioch Review National Advisory Board. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Antioch College and Cambridge at Home, as well as the Global Advisory Board of the Women's Tennis Association.
He is a graduate of Antioch College (1955) with a M.S. degree in Business from Columbia University (1956) and a Doctor of Business Administration from Harvard Business School (1964). At Columbia, he was a Samuel Bronfman Fellow in Democratic Business Administration. From 1956-59, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Finance Corps.
Roger L. Krakoff, Founder & Managing Partner, Cloud Capital
Roger Krakoff is the founder and Managing Partner at Cloud Capital. He has over 15 years of venture capital, equity investing and operating experience in the enterprise software, IT, and information services industries. Before Cloud Capital, Roger was a Venture Partner at Sigma Partners for over 5 years. Before Sigma, Roger was a partner with JEGI Capital, focusing on the intersection of technology with the media, marketing and information industries where he was a director of Aprimo Software, Noosh Software, and Intraspect Software (acquired by Vignette Software). He has also served as a Managing Director in VeronisSuhler Stevenson's Business & Professional Information Group and directed the private equity fund's investing efforts in the healthcare information market (Solucient), in addition to its efforts in venture investing (ChemConnect). Roger has held senior executive positions in corporate development, marketing, and product management at WebLineCommuncations (acquired by Cisco Systems), Stream International (acquired by Solectron), the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, where he founded D&B Services; D&B Small Business Solutions, and opened business credit joint venture operations across Eastern Europe. He began his career at IBM. Roger is a frequent speaker and a writer on the information services industry. Roger earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in International Relations and Economics from Tufts University.
Linda Hood, Senior Manager, Accenture
Linda is a Senior Manager in the Oracle HCM practice. She has over 20 years of experience in the high technology industry in various roles including: Oracle eBusiness Suite project/program management, storage management software product management, account management and practice leader/ She has experience in disciplines including Oracle HCM 12.1 & 11.5.10, BPO of HR processes, managed services, business continuance, risk managementt, performance and tuning, capacity planning, systems management, and data warehousing.
She has worked in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Linda received an MBA from Northeastern University and is Project Management Professional (PMP) certified. Linda has served as a highly-regarded Mentor for several New Sector Residents and Fellows.
Susie Lee, Principal, Skoll Foundation
As a Principal of the Portfolio Team of the Skoll Foundation, Susie Lee develops and structures investments to drive large scale change in the focus areas of the foundation and manages key relationships with funded social entrepreneurs, domain experts, policy makers, corporate partners and co-funders.
Susie joined Skoll as a continuation of her experience in and passion for supporting the growth of entrepreneurs, scaling up the organizations they lead, and investing in innovations with potential for large-scale impact. She brings over a decade of direct investment experience in private equity and venture capital in the US and Latin America. In addition, her cross sector experience includes work at Stanford, Google, JP Morgan, and serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA Entrepreneur Corps fellow at New Sector Alliance. Prior to Skoll, Susie was a principal of TBL Capital, a venture fund focused on producing social and environmental impact through investments in early to growth stage companies. She served as a board director for four companies in clean energy, sustainable food systems, consumer packaged goods, and software. Previously, Susie was part of the leadership team at IGNIA Fund. Based in Mexico, she helped build the firm as a pioneer in the marketplace for impact focused venture capital, investing in entrepreneurs addressing issues of access to affordable health care, housing, technology and education for the Base of the Pyramid population. Susie led both funds’ participation in B Lab’s Global Impact Investing Ratings System (GIIRS) initiative and has been an active public speaker on the topics of social enterprise, impact measurement, talent development; and innovative business models and capital structures for solutions to poverty.
Susie attended the MBA program at the Wharton School for one year, and earned her B.A. in History from Columbia University.
David Kim, AmeriCorps Summer Fellow 2006, Alumni Board Co-Chair
David Kim was a member of the inaugural 2006 AmeriCorps Summer Fellows class where he served at Jumpstart for Young Children. While at Jumpstart, he created a measurement system to gauge the success of their summer program, designed a knowledge-sharing system, and helped move the organization to their new home in the Boston Children's Museum. After his Summer Fellows experience, David entered New Sector in JP Morgan's Good Venture Competition, beating over 80 teams to become one of the finalists. David has also served as a mentor to the Summer Fellows for the last two summers. He is currently a consultant at Opera Solutions, a boutique management and strategy consulting firm based in New York. He is excited to help advance New Sector's mission of accelerating social change through the work of the Alumni Board.
Frank Cohen, AmeriCorps Summer Fellow 2009, Alumni Board Co-Chair
A 2009 AmeriCorps Summer Fellows participant, Frank served at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB). There he collaborated with other New Sector participants to measure the outcomes of BGCB programs. Additionally he worked with the organization’s Director of Program Development to identify more efficient ways to recruit and manage their volunteers. After completing the summer fellow program Frank joined the newly-formed Alumni Board where he organized social and professional-development events in Boston. In his current role as Alumni Board Co-Chair Frank is excited about connecting the growing alumni body with the great work that New Sector does, helping both groups achieve their goals. Frank’s full-time job is in the corporate strategy group at Next Street, a merchant bank serving urban enterprises.