As corporate vice president of MSN, Ted Cahall leads one of the largest online media networks in the world, with over 600 million unique users monthly. He is responsible for the engineering, editorial, content strategy and media efforts for MSN worldwide.
Prior to joining Microsoft in September of 2010, Cahall was the chief technology officer at AOL. He led all of AOL's engineering and operations, managing hundreds of Web properties and applications and over 40,000 servers with a staff of 3,700 in five countries. Prior to his CTO role, the majority of Cahall's time at AOL was spent as the executive vice president of the Platforms and later president of the Products business units responsible for AOL Search, MapQuest, Commerce channels, publishing, and more recently video search, e-mail and mobile.
Prior to AOL, Cahall was chief operating officer and executive vice president of United Online's Internet media properties including photo sharing, hosting services, and several domestic and international social networking sites including Seattle-based Classmates.com.
Cahall was the chief technology officer at CNET for six years beginning in January 2000. In addition to managing the architecture, data centers, infrastructure, and 30+ Web properties at CNET, he invented the concept of the SOLR Search container for the Lucene search library that powers many smaller Web companies' site search today.
In the mid to late 90s, Cahall spent six years at Bank of America, first as the vice president of enterprise architecture and standards, and more recently as the vice president of engineering for their Internet home banking division.
Prior to banking, Cahall worked in two start-up technology companies in the network and systems management space. Prior to that he spent six years at AT&T Bell Labs where he wrote device drivers and software distribution systems and was awarded a patent for terminal system performance analysis.
Outside of work Cahall is a nationally licensed SCCA Club Racing driver and has competed on internationally known tracks including Road America, Watkins Glen, the Poconos and Virginia International Raceway.
Cahall holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed non-degree, executive MBA studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He lives in the Seattle area.
Timothy "Scott" Case is a technologist, entrepreneur and inventor and was founding CTO of Priceline, the "Name Your Own Price" company that was one of only a handful of startups in US history to reach a billion dollars in annual sales in less than 24 months. As Chief Technology Officer, he was responsible for building the technology that enabled Priceline’s hyper-growth.
Most recently, Scott was named CEO and to the Board of the Startup America Partnership, where he’ll invest his energy to drive American entrepreneurship to create jobs and sustain our nation's global leadership.
Prior to joining the Startup America Partnership, Scott served as CEO of Malaria No More, where he worked to inspire individuals and institutions in the private sector to end deaths caused by malaria. Previously, Scott helped build a portfolio of intellectual property at the Walker Digital Invention Laboratory, and is a named inventor on dozens of U.S. patents including the underlying portfolio for Priceline. Scott also co-founded Precision Training Software, a software company that developed the world's first PC-based simulated flight instructor and photo-realistic flight simulator.
Scott serves as the Chairman of Network for Good, a national nonprofit that has distributed more than $475 million to 60,000 nonprofits and provides online fundraising and communications services to over 5,000 nonprofit organizations. He is also on the Advisory Board of By Kids for Kids, Tickets-for-Charity and ThreeJars.
Louise joined Yahoo! in 2009 to lead the global brand management team, with responsibilities including brand strategy and messaging, brand creative expression, portfolio strategy and product naming, and corporate social responsibility strategy and execution. In addition, Louise also oversees Yahoo!’s internal advertising agency, with oversight for the company’s advertising and media initiatives.
Prior to joining Yahoo!, Louise spent 20 years working at leading advertising agencies on some of the strongest consumer goods, consumer services, and financial brands in the U.S. Her experience includes positioning regional brands for national strength, building national brands into category powerhouses, and repositioning old, tired brands to compete in today’s competitive environment.
Louise’s work with not-for-profits includes board positions with Family Caregiver Alliance and the San Francisco YMCA. She is also passionately involved with her children’s schools and has volunteered in such diverse capacities as reading to terminally ill children in San Francisco hospitals and teaching orphaned, beached 300-pound elephant seals how to survive and thrive in the wild.
Meg Garlinghouse leads LinkedIn’s employment brand and community strategy. In this role, she is responsible for designing programs that strengthen the LinkedIn brand and positions them as thought leaders when it comes to attracting and growing top talent. In addition, she is responsible for leveraging the LinkedIn platform to connect its 80mm and growing professionals’ knowledge and experience with nonprofits’ needs, globally.
Garlinghouse has nearly twenty years of experience working in the technology and philanthropy sector.
Prior to joining LinkedIn, Garlinghouse spent almost 10 years building and leading Yahoo!’s global community relations function.
She also has a background in international development, working for the Asia Foundation as special assistant to the president and in the private sector development department of the World Bank. She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa, running projects designed to raise the social and economic status of rural villagers. Garlinghouse received her Bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from Duke University and a Master's in public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She currently serves on the Boards of Network for Good and Volunteermatch.
A nationally recognized leader in social and environmental responsibility, Alisa Gravitz is currently the executive director of Green America, a nonprofit investor and consumer education organization. She manages programs galvanizing a consumer-citizen force of more than one million people to urge corporations to improve their social and environmental responsibility. She also co-authored Green America's guide to social investing. Alisa is also vice president of the Social Investment Forum, a national nonprofit investment industry association. Previously, Alisa worked in the Carter Administration on energy policy. She sits on the board of directors for the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economics (CERES), the Social Venture Network, and the Positive Futures Network.
Alisa is the 1995 recipient of the Social Responsibility Investing Services Award and was recently named by Green Business Letter as one of the most important people who are changing the way companies think about the environment. She earned an MBA from Harvard and her bachelor's degree in economics and environmental sciences from Brandeis University.
Danica Remy has been with Tides since 2003 and serves as Managing Director, previously overseeing the operations and governance functions across Tides Network which includes Tides Foundation, Tides Center and Tides Shared Spaces. Since 2008 she has been leading Tides Advocacy Fund.
Previous to Tides, she served as an executive at several organizations including Vice President of Operations for Organic, an internet strategy firm; Vice President leading investments, acquisitions and IT operations for Knowledge Universe, a $3 billion global education company; and Vice President of Engineering for Inquisit, a business intelligence service.
Additionally, Danica was Vice President for The WELL the pioneering online service and co-founder of Global Business Network. Danica serves as an officer at Tides and currently serves on the board of directors as President for Point, publisher of the Whole Earth Catalog, Chair for Greenwood School as well as is a director for Network for Good.
Bill Strathmann is Network for Good's CEO and is a member of its Board of Directors. He is a social entrepreneur, who throughout his career has traversed sectors, bringing good business practices to corporations and nonprofits alike. Bill came to Network for Good from BearingPoint, where he provided strategic planning and mergers and acquisitions consulting to corporations and nonprofit organizations across the nation. With Andersen Business Consulting, he developed and led a consulting practice serving large nonprofits including the Nature Conservancy, National Geographic Society, National Association of Home Builders, and the United Way.
Throughout his career, Bill has been an influential speaker on the topics of philanthropy, the role of technology in fundraising, corporate social responsibility, strategic planning, performance management and mergers and acquisitions. Bill is a co-author featured in the book, People to People Fundraising - How Individuals and Nonprofits can Leverage the Internet for Great Causes. He has a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Haverford College and a master's degree in business administration from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. Bill serves in advisory roles for the Nonprofit Congress, Independent Sector and the Social Enterprise Alliance, and he also serves on the boards of The Anacostia Watershed Society and The Shohola Scholarship Fund.
As Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Marketing, Maureen Sullivan is one of the key strategists at AOL, overseeing global brand development and the company's marketing and corporate communication initiatives. Sullivan serves as head of the AOL Brand and is a member of AOL's executive management team.
In this role, she has successfully led the global re-branding of AOL as well as defining AOL's brand strategy and brand portfolio. She oversees all creative elements of the AOL Brand, including the AOL brand identity and AOL Artists program. Sullivan also manages brand positioning, architecture, and AOL's internal brand research capabilities. Sullivan oversees corporate marketing initiatives and media investments, including sponsorships and brand partnerships.
Prior to AOL, Sullivan served as Chief of Staff for Tim Armstrong at Google, where she managed partnership development, and business planning. Sullivan also served as an external liaison to valued advertising customers and partners. She worked across Google's product and engineering organizations to drive business development and new initiatives as well as managed communication strategies for key customers and partners.
Previously, Sullivan was an Agency Sales Representative at Google, developing relationships with agency partners. In addition to her roles in the sales organization, she began her tenure at Google as an Associate within the Google New York Engineering organization.
Sullivan graduated magna cum laude from Stanford University where she was selected as a participant for the Stanford Business Leadership Program hosted by the Stanford Business School. She also serves on the board of the non-profit, Network For Good, an organization committed to unleashing generosity by providing a scaled digital platform for charities around the world to empower giving.
Tien Tzuo joined Zuora after 9 years at salesforce.com. Tien was one of the “original forces” at salesforce.com, which he joined in 1999 as the 11th employee, when the company was still operating out of a house on Telegraph Hill in San Francisco. In his 9 years at salesforce.com, Tien has held a variety of executive roles in salesforce.com’s technology, marketing and strategy organizations, including building out the product management & marketing organization, serving as Chief Marketing Officer for two years and most recently as Chief Strategy Officer.
Tien personally oversaw the vision, direction, and design of the first 17 release of Salesforce.com’s award winning product line, including overseeing the launch of Salesforce and the AppExchange. In 2004, Tzuo was named CMO of the Year Finalist by the CMO Council and BusinessWeek Magazine. Tien is also widely recognized as one of the thought leaders in the software-as-a-service industry. His podcast on the Secrets of Salesforce  is widely cited and has been downloaded over 250,000 times since it was first published.
Prior to salesforce.com, Tien was at CrossWorlds Software, where he spearheaded CrossWorlds product, marketing and sales push into the Telecommunications vertical worldwide, and at Oracle Corporation in a variety of sales and professional services roles. Mr. Tzuo holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and a master’s in business administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
With over fifteen years experience at Cisco Systems in a variety of roles, Michael Yutrzenka brings with him a broad understanding of Cisco and the community as the leader of the Cisco Foundation.
Appointed Executive Director of the Cisco Systems Foundation in September 2003, Michael and his team are focusing on supporting Internet enabled solutions to transform education, empower communities, and increase efficiency and effectiveness in non-profit organizations. He joined Corporate Philanthropy in June 2000, initially to lead the effort to help the nonprofit sector leverage Internet technology and build collaborative partnerships. In his roles he has lead several programs and initiatives including the Community Fellowship Program, Leadership Fellows Program, Philanthropy Employee Engagement, Matching Gifts, Volunteerism Initiatives, and Product and Cash Grant Programs.
Michael currently serves on the board of directors for Network for Good, the American Red Cross Corporate Advisory Council, the Conference Board Corporate Contributions Council, advisor for Building Blocks International, and previously on the board of Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Prior to joining Corporate Philanthropy, he held several roles at Cisco in business development, acquisition integration, channel partnerships and strategic account management.
Michael has over twenty years of international experience. He previously held positions in customer support, systems analysis, engineering, sales, and management. Immediately prior to Cisco, he was Vice President, International Sales for Arix Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of North Dakota.