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FSI Council

The FSI Council members serve as ambassadors for FSI and international policy research, teaching, and outreach at Stanford University. They provide strategic advice to the director of FSI and assist in strengthening and advising the Institute's mission to teach, train, and influence international policy.

FSI Council Members

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Steven A. Denning (Chair)

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Steven A. Denning (Chair)

Steve Denning is the chairman of General Atlantic LLC. He joined General Atlantic after working with McKinsey & Company. He is a board member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Brookings Institution.
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Tarek AbuZayyad

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Tarek AbuZayyad

Tarek AbuZayyad is a director at Rezayat Group. He was a partner at Stanhope Capital and a managing director at Berggruen Holdings. He served as a member of the FSI Advisory Board.
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Steven John Buckley

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Steven John Buckley

Steve Buckley is a co-founder and a managing partner of Innova Capital. He worked with Bain & Company, Booz Allen, and Arthur Andersen. He served as a member of the FSI Advisory Board.
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Lisa Sue Cirenza

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Lisa Sue Cirenza

Lisa Cirenza is a professional artist. She is a member of the Stanford Parents' Advisory Board, a founding member of Stanford’s OVAL UK, and is a Stanford Associate. She served as a member of the FSI Advisory Board.
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Jared Cohen

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Jared Cohen

Jared Cohen is President of Jigsaw at Alphabet, Inc. where he also serves as an advisor to Alphabet's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and previously served as a member of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff and as a close advisor to both Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton.
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Susan Ford Dorsey

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Susan Ford Dorsey

Susan Ford Dorsey is President of the Sand Hill Foundation. She serves on the Parent’s Advisory Board as well as the boards of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and the School of Humanities and Sciences. She served as a member of the FSI Advisory Board.
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William H. Draper III

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William H. Draper III

Bill Draper is the Managing Director of Draper Richards and founded Draper International. He currently serves on the board of Hoover Institution, and he was a trustee of Yale University. He served as a member of the FSI Advisory Board.
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Sakurako Daniel Fisher

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Sakurako Daniel Fisher

Sako Fisher is President of the San Francisco Symphony. She is a member of the Stanford Board of Trustees, and she served on the Task Force on Undergraduate Education. She served as a member of the FSI Advisory Board as well as the School of Humanities and Sciences Board.

Photos by Rod Searcey.