Jeffrey Walker Keynote Speaker

  • Former CEO and Co-Founder of CCMP Capital
  • Co-Founder, JPMorgan Partners
  • Active philanthropist

Jeffrey Walker's Biography

Jeffrey Walker is an active philanthropist who brings his collaboration, venture capital and management skills to the social enterprise space.

For twenty five years Jeff was CEO and Co-Founder of CCMP Capital, the $12 billion successor to JP Morgan Partners,  JP Morgan Chase & Co’s global private equity, Vice Chairman of JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Chairman of the JP Morgan Chase Foundation.

He currently serves on the Boards of New Profit, Berklee College of Music, Morgan Library, Lincoln Center Film Society, Millennium Development Goals Health Alliance where he Chairs the Community Health Worker Pillar, The Miller Center and University of Virginia’s Undergraduate Business School, where he was President for ten years. He is a partner in Bridge Builders investment fund. Jeff is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of The Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, Chairman of The Council of Foundations at University of Virginia (UVA), serves on the Visiting Committee at the Harvard Business School and is on the Advisory Boards of MIT Media Lab, UCLA Film TV and Theater School, Center for Contemplative Sciences at UVA, Blue School, The Tibetan Village Project, Witness.org, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health and Ideo.org. He is President of the 15 Central Park West Board.

Previously, Jeff 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 non-profit 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 long-time Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), where he still serves as an Emeritus Trustee. Jeff Co-Founded and was Chairman of Npower, an organisation that provides shared technology services to non-profits.

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Videos of Jeffrey Walker

TEDtalk: The Jeffersonian Dinner (2012)
TEDtalk: The Jeffersonian Dinner (2012)
Raise Capital, with Jeff Walker (2014)
Raise Capital, with Jeff Walker (2014)

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