Celebrating Our Board

Change the Equation’s work to ensure universal STEM literacy would not have been possible without the visionary leadership and commitment of the Board members who have guided our efforts since 2010.

Board Members

Craig R. Barrett, Ph.D., Chair

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Intel Corporation

Dr. Craig Barrett is a leading advocate for improving education in the U.S. and around the world. He is also a vocal spokesman for the value technology can provide in raising social and economic standards globally. In 2009, he stepped down as Chairman of the Board of Intel Corporation, a post he held from May 2005 to May 2009.

Ursula M. Burns

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Xerox
Ursula M. Burns is chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation. Burns joined Xerox in 1980 as a mechanical engineering summer intern and later assumed roles in product development and planning. From 1992 through 2000, Burns led several business teams including the office color and fax business and office network printing business.

Mike Gregoire

CEO
CA Technologies

Mike Gregoire is Chief Executive Officer of CA Technologies, a $4.5 billion global software company. CA Technologies is helping companies seize the opportunities of the application economy – a world where software is crucial to global business and application development is the engine of innovation.


Prior Members

Richard C. Adkerson

President, Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chairman
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc
Richard C. Adkerson is President, Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. FCX, with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona, is a leading international natural resources company. It is the world’s largest publicly owned copper producer and the principal supplier of copper to the United States. FCX is also a significant producer of gold, molybdenum, cobalt, oil and gas.

Jorge Benitez

Retired Chief Executive United States and Senior Managing Director for North America
Accenture

Jorge L. Benitez was Accenture’s chief executive of the United States and senior managing director of North America. He had primary responsibility for Accenture’s business and operations in North America, including developing and executing the company’s business strategy and driving its growth in the region.

In Memoriam: Glenn A. Britt

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Time Warner Cable
Glenn A. Britt was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Cable. He began serving as Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors in March 2009. He was named President and CEO in 2006 and served as the company’s CEO from August 2001 until his retirement in December 2013. He currently serves on Time Warner Cable’s board in a non-executive role.

William D. Green

Retired Executive Chairman
Accenture
William D. Green was executive chairman of Accenture until February 2013. In addition to chairing the board of directors, Mr. Green was involved in planning Accenture’s long-term business strategy. He represented Accenture with clients around the world, with business and government leaders and with key external groups. Mr. Green is also a champion for Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship efforts.

Ellen Kullman

Retired Chairman of the Board and CEO
DuPont
Ellen Kullman was chair of the board and chief executive officer of DuPont. She was the 19th executive to lead the company in more than 208 years of DuPont history. Ellen became CEO on Jan.1, 2009, and chair of the board on Dec. 31 that year. She was president from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2008.

Robert D. Marcus

Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Time Warner Cable
Robert D. Marcus was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Cable. He had served as Time Warner Cable’s President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2010 and as TWC’s Chief Financial Officer from 2008 through mid-2011. He was named to the company’s Board of Directors in July 2013.

Antonio M. Perez

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Eastman Kodak Company
Antonio M. Perez, led the worldwide transformation of Kodak from a business based on film to one based primarily on digital technologies. Kodak introduced an array of disruptive new digital technologies and products for consumer and commercial applications that generated more than $6 billion in revenue in 2008.

In Memoriam: Sally K. Ride, Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Sally Ride Science

Sally K. Ride, Ph.D. passed away on July 23, 2012 after a courageous 17-month battle with Pancreatic Cancer. See the Change the Equation Board's tribute to Dr. Ride.

Dr. Ride was the President and CEO of Sally Ride Science, and a Professor (Emeritus) at the University of California, San Diego. Sally Ride Science is a science education company dedicated to supporting girls’ and boys’ interests in science, technology, engineering and math,

Rex W. Tillerson

Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
ExxonMobil

A native of Wichita Falls, Texas, Mr. Tillerson earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin before joining Exxon Company, U.S.A. in 1975 as a Production Engineer.

In 1989, he became General Manager of EUSA's Central Production Division, responsible for oil and gas production operations throughout a large portion of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas.