Council of Advisors
Lenny founded McKinsey’s U.S. state and local public sector practice. For many years Lenny led their knowledge development efforts overseeing the McKinsey Global Institute and the Firm’s communications, including the McKinsey Quarterly. He served for a decade on the McKinsey Shareholder Council (its board of directors). Over the course of his career he helped dozens of government, corporate, and nonprofit clients solve their most difficult management challenges.
Lenny is the Chair of Children Now, co-Chair of California Forward, and co-founder and Chair of Fusecorps. He is the Chair Emeritus of the Bay Area Council and their Economic Institute, and was vice-chair of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council. He serves on the boards of Fidelity Charitable,New America,Western Governors University,The Committee for Economic Development, Common Cause, the Bay Area Science and Innovation Consortium, The Campaign for Business & Educational Excellence,The Educational Results Partnership,The College Futures Foundation,California Competes,The Opportunity Institute, Commonwealth Club and the Super Bowl 50 Fund. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Board of Trustees for Junior Statesmen of America and the Advisory Boards of QB3 and The Public Policy Institute of California. He received his MBA and certificate in public management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He holds an AB, magna cum laude, in economics from Harvard College.
He received his MBA and certificate in public management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He holds an AB, magna cum laude, in economics from Harvard College.
- Flextronics: A global supplier of Electronic Manufacturing Services.
- Portola Packaging: A leading international supplier of food and beverage closures.
- Blue Mountain Minerals: The largest supplier of industrial limestone and dolomite in Northern California.
He graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Oklahoma State University, an MBA from Stanford University and, Doctorate in Archaeology from Oxford University.
Don Ross has worked in healthcare for over 35 years and has significant operating experience in software development, healthcare publishing, and diagnostics. In digital health, Don pioneered software for psychological testing and anxiety interventions, health risk appraisal, health behavior change, and blood pressure monitoring. Don subsequently co-founded a healthcare publishing company, funded it internally, and managed it for 15 years until acquisition. Specialty areas included allergy and asthma, skin care, psychopharmacology, and kidney health.
Don is co-author of two widely adopted textbooks (Nutrition and Discovering Nutrition), now in their 6th editions, and Coping with Tests, a software-based test anxiety intervention program. He also developed Travels with Cholesterol, which was recommended by NIH for patient education. Don has written and edited numerous articles that address an array of health topics, including nutrition, metabolism, psychopharmacology, and circadian rhythms.
Don is Board Director and Managing Partner Digital Health at Life Sciences Angels. He also is member and co-founder HealthTech Capital, member and former board director Sand Hill Angels, and member Sierra Angels. Don serves on several company boards, and his personal investments include digital health, social networks, diagnostics, medical devices, and software companies. He is an honors graduate from UC Berkeley (architecture).
Previously, he was Senior Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, from July 2011 to July 2014. David was a leader of US commercial engagement in China for 7 years from 2003 to 2010 where he was Principal Commercial Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai and in Beijing. His other assignments included 7 years of work at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan and 4 years in Bangkok, Thailand. He has frequently advised US firms on market access strategy in these countries and is recognized as an expert on U.S. Asia trade relations and doing business in Asia..
Earlier in his career, David served as Legislative Counsel to U.S. Senator Spark Matsunaga of Hawaii during his Chairmanship of the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade. An attorney, David subsequently practiced international trade and business law in a Washington, DC firm for several years. He also held positions at the Department of State and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in Washington.
He is the recipient of numerous awards from the Department of Commerce including its Gold Medal Award, the agency’s highest award in recognition of professional achievement for his work in advancing market access for American healthcare firms in the Japanese market. He also was recognized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan for his work. In Korea he has organized and chaired two US-Korea Healthcare Industry Dialogues. In China, he created and organized China’s first International Food Safety Conference in 2007 and was frequently engaged with the Chinese government and with Chinese healthcare firms to discuss market access, reimbursement and business development matters.
David is a graduate of Stanford University and the School of Law at the University of Washington and is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. He is a native of San Jose, California. He speaks, with varying degrees of fluency, Indonesian, Chinese, Japanese, French and Spanish.
Recognized in the community for her leadership, she has received San Francisco Business Times “100 Most Influential Woman” award, 2003-2009, and SF Business Times “Outstanding Director”, 2014. In 2016, she received an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Cal State University East Bay.
Evelyn has served on several public and private boards and currently serves as Audit or Compensation Committee Chair on public company boards Tempur Sealy (TPX) and Health Equity (HQY); large private companies Blue Shield of CA, global consulting firm Protiviti, a private REIT and leadership roles in several non-profit boards, including as Vice-Chair of The Commonwealth Club and the Blue Shield Foundation, Co-Chair of Women Corporate Directors Advisory Board and board member of the NACD NorCal chapter. She formerly served on the boards of Long Drugs, Tamalpais Bancorp, Aeropostale (teen specialty clothing) and High Mark Funds. She is a graduate of CSU East Bay and the Stanford Senior Executive Program.
Ms. Bueno, a former official in the Clinton Administration, was Special Assistant to the President in the White House Chief of Staff’s Office and on the Domestic Policy Council. Prior to her White House posts, Ms. Bueno was a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. She served as a Legislative Assistant for Senator Alan Cranston (D-CA) and Congressman Edward Roybal (D-CA).
Ms. Bueno is a leader in the Asian Pacific Islander American community. She has served as a Board member of the Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies (APAICS); the former Executive Director and a current Board Member of the Asian American Action (AAA) Fund, a political empowerment organization; and a former member of the District of Columbia Commission on Asian Pacific Americans.
Ms. Bueno is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the Hastings College of Law. She is a member of the California and District of Columbia Bars. Among her many accomplishments she was selected to participate in the Coro Foundation Fellows Program in Public Affairs, a leadership program.
Faye has been an innovation adviser to companies, start-ups, and accelerators, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ayogo Health Inc., CMC Berger Research Institute, CMCAA, Ascend Leadership West, and the Board of Advisers for UCSF Catalyst, Asia Foundation Lotus, and Autonomous ID, and is Co-Chair of the Innovation Executive Forum. She has been recognized by Insurance Business Hot 100, Elite Women in Insurance Business America, Ascend Leadership, and Computer World’s Top Premier IT Leaders, Outstanding Contributions to Kaiser Permanente Asian Community, and Innovation Enterprise Best Ideation.
She has been an influential speaker at a multitude of esteemed conferences, summits, and universities throughout the world. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Psychology from Claremont McKenna College and her Master of Business Administration at the University of California, Los Angeles – The Anderson School of Management.
Prior to this, she has held senior policy development and operational roles including serving as Deputy for VA Health Policy and Services, Legislative Fellow with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, Committee Staff on U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, and Chief of Imaging Services.
Dr. Zenooz graduated with summa cum laude distinction in undergraduate studies and continued on to receive an MD in the Medical Honors Program at the University of Florida. She completed radiology residency at the Henry Ford Health System and an Abdominal Imaging fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Zenooz is board certified in radiology and continues to practice medicine actively today.