Dean founded LensCrafters (the world’s largest optical retailer) in 1983 and served as its Chief Executive Officer until 1988. In that same year, Mr. Butler founded Vision Express in Europe, which merged with the French retail group, GPS, to form Grand Vision in late 1997.
Liliana Riva, MPH has over 20 years of international and domestic experience providing resource development; strategic planning; and program design and management.
A lawyer and public policy expert by training, Gwen Young currently serves as the Director of the Wilson Center’s Global Women’s Leadership Initiative and Women in Public Service Project.
Oren Ginzburg has worked in Development for over two decades with UNICEF, Save the Children, and The Global Fund. He currently serves as the Director of the Access to Health Fund (UNOPS) in Myanmar.
Throughout the past three decades, John Friedman has built a career that bridges anthropology, development and social entrepreneurialism, mostly with a geographical focus in Africa.
Vaclav focuses on making an impact to improve the lives of people in developing countries, by combining his research experience in emerging markets with his years of corporate world consulting.