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Yale SOM Board of Advisors

The Board of Advisors provides the dean and the school’s senior leadership advice on strategic matters that concern the school’s operations, strategic communications, and fundraising. The Board is designed to help the school achieve its goals by financially supporting its programs.

Honorary Chair

The Honorable William H. Donaldson ’53 B.A.
Chairman
Donaldson Enterprises

Chair

Neil Shen ’92 
Founding & Managing Partner
Sequoia Capital China

VICE CHAIR

Paula J.  Volent ’97
CIO
The Rockefeller University

MEMBERS

John H. Augustine ’87
Managing Director
Barclays

G. Leonard Baker, Jr. ’64 B.A.
Partner
Sutter Hill Ventures

Eric P. Bass ’05
Principal
VBCM

Joshua Bekenstein ’80 B.A.
Co-Chairman & Managing Director
Bain Capital, LP

Santino Blumetti ’99 
Former Managing Partner
Rimrock Capital

Jane Buchan ’86 B.A.
CEO
Martlet Asset Management

Daniel T. Ciporin ’86
CEO & Chairman
Homeplate Ventures

Timothy C. Collins 82
CEO & Senior Managing Director
Ripplewood Advisors, LLC

Scott L N Davidson 93
CEO & Manager
SSD, LLC

Philip Davis 85
Managing Director
Accenture

Edward J. De La Rosa ’81 
Founder & Past President
De La Rosa & Co.

Jeremy D. Eden ’78 B.A., ’86
Co-CEO
Harvest Earnings

Michael R. Eisenson ’81, ’81 J.D.
Founding Partner & Managing Director
Charlesbank Capital Partners

Charley D. Ellis ’59 B.A.
Consultant on Investing

Pamela A. Farr ’78
Partner
Muirhead Holdings

Edward C. Forst
Chairman
Lion Capital

Nitin Gambhir
CEO
Tethys

Stephen Hickey ’83 B.A.
Managing Director
Stone Point Capital

Brad Z. Huang ’90
Managing Director
Lotus Capital

Betty  W. Hung ’96
Principal
Vista Equity Partners

Ellis B. Jones ’79
Chairman
Wasserstein & Co.

Brendan Kennedy ’05
CEO & Co-Founder
Privateer Holdings
Founder & Member of the Board of Directors
Tilray

Page Knudsen Cowles ’77 B.A.
Managing Partner
Knudsen Vineyards

Ned Miner Lamont, Jr. ’80
Governor
State of Connecticut

John A. Levin, Esq. ’60 B.S., ’63 LL.B.
CEO & Senior Portfolio Manager
Levin Capital Strategies, LP

W. Austin Ligon ’80
Angel Investor
Tewada Ventures
Former CEO & Co-Founder
CarMax

Harley Lippman
Founder & CEO
Genesis10

Raúl Martinez-Ostos Jaye ’97 M.A., ’99
Chairman & CEO
Barclays Mexico

Henry F. McCance ’64 B.A.
Chairman Emeritus
Greylock Partners

Joseph C. McNay ’56 B.A.
Chairman, CIO & Senior Portfolio Manager
Essex Investment Management Company, LLC

Leon Meng ’97
Chairman & CEO
Ascendent Capital Partners

Julien R. Mininberg 86 B.A., 90  
CEO
Helen of Troy Limited

Christina P. Minnis ’87 B.A. 
Co-Head of Global Credit Finance
Goldman Sachs

Arthur Mizne ’95
Founder
M Square Investimentos

Robert R. Morse ’77 B.A.
Executive Chairman
Bridge Investment Group

Sam Oh ’99
President & CEO
Mountain Capital

Ping Ping ’03
Managing Director
Chengwei Capital

Elizabeth Quattrocki Knight ’94 M.D., ’94 Ph.D. 
Clinical Lecturer
Harvard Medical School
Founder & CEO
Olive Therapeutics

Jon P. Schotz ’77 B.A., ’81
Managing Partner
Saybrook Fund Advisors, LLC

Jeffrey W. Schroeder ’90
Senior Director
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Stacey D. Seltzer ’98 B.S.,’98 M.S.
Partner
Aisling Capital

John R. Shrewsberry ’92
Private Investor
Former Senior Executive Vice President & CFO
Wells Fargo & Company

Boon Sim 92
Founder & Managing Partner
Artius Capital Partners

Charles L. Slaughter 85 B.A.,90
Founder
TravelSmith & Living Goods
Senior Advisor
TPG’s Rise Fund
Managing Director of The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation

Jane Jie Sun
CEO
Trip.com Group, Limited

Mary C. Tanner
Senior Managing Director
EVOLUTION Life Science Partners

Tito Vidaurri ’90 M.A., ’91
Principal
Castle Road Capital

Rebecca (Becky) Vitas Schamis 00
General Manager
Theodore's Books

Michael J. Warren 90 B.A. 
Global Managing Director
Albright Stonebridge Group LLC

Daniel H. Weiss ’85
President & CEO
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Martin M. Werner ’91 Ph.D.
Founder & Managing Partner
DD3 Capital Partners

George U. Wyper ’84
Founder & Managing Member 
Wyper Capital Management 

Bob Xiaoping Xu 
Founder
ZhenFund

S. Shirley Yeung ’93
Founder & Managing Partner 
Dragonrise Capital

Ex-Officio Members

Kevin Y. Zhang ’94
Co-Chair
Greater China Board of Advisors

Joaquín Ávila ’82
Honorary Chair
Mexico Board of Advisors

Maud S. Daudon ’83
Co-Chair
West Coast Advisory Board

Khush F. Mehta ’92
Co-Chair
West Coast Advisory Board

Jeffrey Juger ’11
Chair
Alumni Advisory Board

Sojung Lee ’13 MAM
Vice Chair
Alumni Advisory Board

Maggie Paláu-Hernández
Chair
Council of Global Advisors