Client Work

I take big ideas and develop the vision, goals, strategy, and tactics. My work has resulted in increased sales of sustainable products, large media attention, and improved environmental laws.

Previous Clients

Berkeley Center for the Science of Psychedelics

Set the BCSP’s strategy, launched its website and online course, organized its budget, started a fellowship for Indigenous scientists, and committed 10 percent of funds to DE&I programs.

Council on Foundations

Led a working group of foundation CEOs to develop content for environmental issues conference track.

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Developed innovations to connect scientists to decision- makers.

San Francisco 49ers Academy

Developed strategic priorities and a fundraising plan for the expansion of an East Palo Alto middle school education program that provides academic and social emotional support to underserved youth.

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Innovative Genomics Institute

Created a strategy that prioritized a commitment to ethics and access of genome engineering products.

Yidan Prize

Yidan Prize Foundation

Identified and supported global education leaders to apply for the $4 million “Nobel Prize” for education.

Emerson Collective

Worked with the principal to develop the strategy for a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education hub.

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

Conducted landscape analysis and strategic planning to show how business schools can elevate social impact and corporate social responsibility.

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Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Developed and implemented the strategy for the Food for the Parks program, resulting in sustainability criteria in all food contracts—a decision that improved 290 million meals per year.

San Francisco Goodwill

Created a program fundraising strategy and plan for new business opportunities in textile recycling.

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Simons Foundation

Developed a strategic plan and conducted research for two new giving areas to connect scientists with the world.

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Established a working group of funders to assess the feasibility of an alumni network of science policy fellows to support nonprofit work.