Eric Braverman

Lecturer in the Practice of Government

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Eric Braverman is president of the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Group, where he directs the family office and oversees all philanthropic and non-investment efforts for the Schmidts.

From 1997 to 2013, Braverman was a partner and consultant at McKinsey & Company. Named by Fortune magazine in 2010 as one of the “40 Most Influential Leaders in Business” worldwide under 40 years old, he co-founded the firm’s public sector practice and counseled leaders of government, philanthropy, and media/technology companies around the world. In 2013 he became Chief Executive Officer of the Clinton Foundation and led the Foundation’s worldwide operations from 2013 to 2015.

 

Braverman also served as an advisor on performance management and technology for President Obama's transition team in 2008.

Braverman serves on the boards of various organizations, including Arena Stage, the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fund for Strategic Innovation, the Mory’s Association, the Schmidt Family Foundation, and the Schmidt Ocean Institute.  He earned his B.A. summa cum laude from Yale and his J.D. from the Yale Law School.

Education

  • JD, Yale Law School

Courses

  • Innovation in Government and Society MGT 866