Jean Case is an actively engaged philanthropist, impact investor, and a pioneer in the world of interactive technologies. The Case Foundation, created by she and her husband Steve, is recognized for catalyzing movements that drive transformational change by building alliances and investing in people, ideas and organizations that harness the best impulses of entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and collaboration. Before co-founding the Case Foundation, she was a senior executive at America Online, Inc., where she directed the marketing and branding efforts and helped establish AOL as a household utility. She was an advisor to the U.S. National Advisory Board to the Social Impact Investing Task Force and currently serves on several boards including Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure, White House Historical Association and BrainScope Company, Inc. and the advisory boards of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and Georgetown University’s Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation. Ms. Case is currently the Chair of the National Geographic Society Board of Trustees. Jean and Steve joined The Giving Pledge in 2010, and publicly reaffirmed their commitment to give away the majority of their wealth to fund worthy charitable causes. Jean was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2016.