The Generosity Network

The Generosity Network

Jeffrey Walker

2.12.2014

Jeffrey Walker

Jeff Walker currently serves on the Boards of New Profit, Berklee College of Music, Morgan Library, Lincoln Center Film Society, Millennium Development Goals Health Alliance where he Chairs the Community Health Worker Pillar, The Miller Center and University of Virginia’s Undergraduate Business School, where he was President for ten years. He is a partner in Bridge Builders investment fund. Jeff is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of The Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, Chairman ofThe Council of Foundations at University of Virginia (UVA), serves on the Visiting Committee at the Harvard Business School and is on the Advisory Boards of MIT Media Lab, UCLA Film TV and Theater School, Center for Contemplative Sciences at UVA, Blue School, The Tibetan Village Project, Witness.org, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and Ideo.org. He is President of the 15 Central Park West Board.

Previously, Jeff was Executive-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, focusing on social enterprises and collaboration, and a Lecturer at the Kennedy School. At Harvard, he also helped to develop and launch a course in exponential fundraising for nonprofit leaders at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations.

He served as the Chairman of Millennium Promise, with the United Nations and Columbia University, an incubator to eliminate extreme poverty, and was the long-time Chairman of theThomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), where he still serves as an Emeritus Trustee. Jeff Co-Founded and was Chairman of Npower, an organization that provides shared technology services to nonprofits.

Jeff has a new book coming out in September through Random House called “The Generosity Network”.

For twenty five years Jeff was CEO and Co-Founder of CCMP Capital, the $12 billion successor to JPMorgan Partners,  JPMorgan Chase & Co’s global private equity, Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chairman of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation. He has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from the University of Virginia, is a Certified Management Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant.

For twenty five years, Walker was the CEO and Co-Founder of CCMP Capital, the $12 billion successor to JPMorgan Partners, Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co, and Chairman of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.  He was an Executive-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, focusing on social enterprises and collaboration, and a lecturer at the Kennedy School where he developed and launched a course in exponential fundraising for nonprofit leaders. He served as the Chairman of Millennium Promise, an incubator to eliminate extreme poverty, and was the long-time Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello).  Walker is co-author of “The Generosity Network,” the essential guide to the art of activating resources of every kind behind any worthy cause. The book attempts to show how traditional pre-scripted, money-centered, goal-oriented fund-raising techniques lead to anxiety and failure, while open-spirited, curiosity-driven, person-to-person connections lead to discovery, growth, and often amazing results.