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Onil Gunawardana was one of the original four founders of Inspire while he was a consultant in Cambridge. He served as Inspire’s first Executive Director and has since served as a Board member focused on Knowledge Management. Onil holds a BS summa cum laude in Electrical Engineering from Yale, a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford, and a MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is currently a senior executive at AT&T Interactive in San Francisco.
Geoff Lieberthal is one of the original four founders of Inspire. He is currently the co-founder of Rentfeeder, an online real estate services business. Prior to Rentfeeder, Geoff was a Principal at TPG Capital, a large leveraged buyout fund based in San Francisco. Prior to TPG, Geoff was a Vice President at Bain Capital, a buyout fund based in Boston. Prior to Bain Capital, Geoff worked as a consultant at Bain and was in the founder group of Bridgespan, a non-profit consulting firm affiliated with Bain. Geoff is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Stanford Business School. Geoff was also a faculty lecturer at Stanford Business School, where he taught a course on private equity investing.Geoff Lieberthal is one of the original four founders of Inspire. He is currently the co-founder of Rentfeeder, an online real estate services business. Prior to Rentfeeder, Geoff was a Principal at TPG Capital, a large leveraged buyout fund based in San Francisco. Prior to TPG, Geoff was a Vice President at Bain Capital, a buyout fund based in Boston. Prior to Bain Capital, Geoff worked as a consultant at Bain and was in the founder group of Bridgespan, a non-profit consulting firm affiliated with Bain. Geoff is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Stanford Business School. Geoff was also a faculty lecturer at Stanford Business School, where he taught a course on private equity investing.
Pete Giorgio has served a number of clients in various industries helping them to address their organizational and leadership challenges and find and unlock new sources of growth. Pete worked for Razorfish, Conduit Communications and was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. When not acting as a human jungle gym for his children, he can be found pretending he can still be competitive in basketball leagues, digging holes on golf courses, or unsuccessfully coaxing fish into a boat. Pete earned a B.A. in Computer Science from Amherst College.
Owen Stearns is the Chief Executive Officer of Excel Academy Charter Schools, where he served as founding board chair from 2003 until 2008. Prior to joining Excel as CEO, Owen was a strategy consultant for twelve years, working with nonprofit leaders to achieve large-scale social change through innovative strategies, strong organizational design and nimble leadership teams. He comes to Excel directly from the Monitor Institute, where he was an Associate Partner focused largely on educational issues. Prior to Monitor, he was a Senior Consultant with the Foundation Strategy Group (now FSG). He was also an early board member and eventually the Co-Director of The City School, which develops young leaders from public, private and parochial schools through a service-learning curriculum. Owen is a graduate of Amherst College.
Kerry joined Parthenon in 2003 as a consultant in the role of Principal and Case Team Leader, working on engagements across multiple industries including education, industrial, and private equity. She transitioned to her current role at Parthenon in 2007. Prior to joining Parthenon, Kerry was a C. P.A. and held the position of Audit Manager at Clark Nuber PS in Bellevue, WA, and before that with Arthur Andersen LLP, in Boston, MA, focusing on the high-tech, manufacturing and education industries.
She currently sits on the board of Inspire, a national non-profit consulting firm run entirely by volunteers from leading management consulting firms (Bain, L.E.K., and Deloitte/Monitor), that brings strategic thinking and results-oriented analysis to the leaders of schools and youth-focused non- profits around the country. Kerry has also held the board positions of Treasurer and Finance Chair for the Dover Children’s Home of Dover, NH, and on the Marketing Committee for the MIT Enterprise Forum in Bellevue, WA.
She holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Ian Tzeng, a Managing Director in the Boston office, joined L.E.K. in 1998 and has expertise in growth strategy, regulated markets, innovation, pricing, and mergers and acquisitions. He focuses in healthcare, specifically in Biopharmaceuticals & Life Sciences, Pharma Services, and Healthcare Services. Additionally, Ian has extensive consulting and board experience with non-profit organizations in education, arts, LGBT advocacy, and public service.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Chemistry from Harvard College and is a George F. Baker Scholar, Master of Business Administration with high distinction from Harvard Business School.
Simon Porter is a Manager in Bain’s New York office. Simon has supported corporate and private equity clients across a range of industries focusing on issues from commercial due diligence to operating model design to post-merger integration. Prior to joining Bain, Simon worked at Deloitte Consulting in New York focusing on sales force effectiveness and human capital management. Simon earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Princeton University and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Anna Muoio has worked at the intersection of business, innovation and social change for the past 15 years. She believes deeply in the power of cross-sector collaborations to move the needle on tough social problems. At Monitor Institute, a part of Deloitte Consulting, she focuses her practice on how to drive large-scale social change through galvanizing networks around a shared agenda. She has led Aligned Action efforts for organizations such as New Profit, Skoll Foundation and Venture Philanthropy Partners—designing network strategies and launching large-scale coalitions that work to drive new solutions to old problems. Anna’s work draws on a range of professional experiences—from being a Senior Writer (and 14th member of the startup team) at Fast Company magazine, leading Learning Journeys for leaders of global corporations, and launching the Social Innovation practice at a global design and innovation firm. Anna is a tireless communicator, speaking regularly at conferences on the power of aligned action and innovation to drive social change. Most recently, she is the author of GATHER: The Art and Science of Effective Convening; ENGAGE: How Funders Can Support and Leverage Networks for Social Impact; and "Wicked Opportunities" in Business Ecosystems Come of Age.