Starts With Us | Founding Partners

Meet the founding partners who have come together to help shape and scale Starts With Us.

Mohamed Abdel-Kader

Founder & Principal, Radial Global Advisory

Alan Alda

Award-Winning Actor, Bestselling Author, & Advocate for Science Communication

Jason Alexander

Actor, Writer, Composer, Director, & Producer

José Andrés

Chef & Owner, ThinkFoodGroup; & Founder, World Central Kitchen

Anne Applebaum

Pulitzer Prize–Winning Historian & Writer, The Atlantic

Jenna Arnold

Entrepreneur; Author; Co-Founder, ORGANIZE; & National Organizer, Women's March on Washington

George Atallah

Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs, NFL Players Association

Robert (Bobby) Barad

Excel Sports Management

Dov Baron

Leadership Expert, Inc. Top 100 Leadership Speaker

Jay Van Bavel

Psychology Professor, NYU; & Co-Author, The Power of Us

Kelvin Beachum

NFL Athlete

Elisa Villanueva Beard

Chief Executive Officer, Teach For America

Sophie Beren

CEO, The Conversationalist

Stanley Bergman

Chairman & CEO, Henry Schein, Inc.

Tom Bernstein

President & Co-Founder, Chelsea Piers, L.P.

Joan Blades

Co-Founder, LivingRoomConversations.org