The Business of American Presidential Politics and Solving More Important Social, Civic and Humanitarian Problems

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Date of event: 3 April 2014
Event ends: 3 April 2014
Start time: 17:00
End time: 19:30
The Business of American Presidential Politics and Solving More Important Social, Civic and Humanitarian Problems

The ICMA Centre is pleased to present “The Business of American Presidential Politics and Solving More Important Social, Civic and Humanitarian Problems” by Geoffrey K. Trukenbrod on 3rd April. 

 

16:00pm, Large Lecture Theatre, ICMA Centre

The ICMA Centre is pleased to present “The Business of American Presidential Politics and Solving More Important Social, Civic and Humanitarian Problems” by Geoffrey K. Trukenbrod, Founder, Partner, and Head of Capital Timshel, and Former Chief Financial and Budget Officer, Obama for America.

Geoff has 20 years of experience in private equity, management consulting, and as an 3operating executive leading a variety of startup, high growth, and turnaround businesses. Most recently, Geoff led the financial strategy and operations of Obama for America, the $1.1 billion 2012 election campaign of President Barack Obama, as its Chief Financial & Budget Officer. Prior to the campaign, Geoff was a private equity investor, where he sourced and structured investments across the capital structure, and served as an advisor and mentor to the management teams of and in Board roles. Geoff also founded a venture-backed life sciences business, where he led Finance and Corporate Development, and has executive experience building and turning around organisations in industries as diverse as biotechnology, retail, manufacturing, and financial services.

He completed his undergraduate studies at Hamilton College and received his MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Timshel is a social enterprise bringing together technology, digital and strategic capabilities, targeted capital, and integrated intelligence into a comprehensive approach to driving real, measurable human outcomes. Timshel partners with global for-purpose organisations (not-for-profits, NGOs, governments, etc.) to solve humanity’s most intractable social, civic, and humanitarian challenges.  Geoff manages Timshel’s corporate development efforts and philanthropic investment-management platform.

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