Laurene Powell Jobs is founder and president of Emerson Collective, a social change organization that uses a broad range of tools including philanthropy, impact investing, and policy solutions to create the greatest good for the greatest number of people.   Emerson Collective is working to renew some of society’s most calcified systems, creating new possibilities for individuals, families, and communities.

Powell Jobs serves as board chair of The XQ Institute and College Track, serves on the Stanford University Board of Trustees and the boards of Chicago CRED, Conservation International, and The Council on Foreign Relations. She is also co-owner of The Atlantic, Anonymous Content and Concordia Studios.