Jeffrey C. 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, the Miller Center, and University of Virginia’s Undergraduate Business School, where he was president for 10 years. Walker is cofounder and cochairman of the Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium and chairman of the Council of Foundations at University of Virginia, serves on the visiting committee at the Harvard Business School, and is on the advisory boards of MIT Media Lab, Blue School, the Tibetan Village Project, and Ideo.org. He is president of the 15 Central Park West Board.
Previously, Walker 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 longtime chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), where he still serves as an emeritus trustee. Walker cofounded and was chairman of Npower, an organization that provides shared technology services to nonprofits.
Walker was CEO and cofounder 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.