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

Rabbi Elan Babchuck

Executive Vice President, Clal; Founding Director, Glean Network

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.