Board of Directors

Special Olympics' volunteer Board of Directors determines international policies. The board is composed of business and sport leaders, professional athletes, educators and experts in intellectual disabilities from around the world.
Lead Director & Vice Chair
Chief Inspiration Officer; Vice Chair
Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Legal Officer; Secretary
Corporate Counsel; Assistant Secretary
Board Members
International Advisory Committee Middle East North Africa Representative; Chairman, Special Olympics Oman
President & CEO, Bower Group Asia
Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Managing Partner, Larkspur Holdings LLLP
International Advisory Committee Africa Representative; Vice Chairperson, Special Olympics Zambia
Sports Broadcaster; Olympic Gymnastics Gold Medalist
President, Special Olympics Panama; Member, Latin America Strategic Advisory Council
Director, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development
Vice Chairman, Bank of America
Former Ambassador from Ecuador to the United States; Chairman, Global UN Partnership for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies; President, International Rehabilitation Foundation
Special Olympics Athlete, Australia
Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, UNICEF
Chairman & CEO, The Coca-Cola Company
International Advisory Committee Asia Representative; Vice Executive Chairman, Special Olympics Korea
General Secretary, Special Olympics Pakistan
Managing Partner, GreatPoint Ventures; Strategic Advisor, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Founding Chairman of CMC Capital Partners
Former Chairman & CEO, Finish Line
International Advisory Committee North America Representative; CEO, Special Olympics Georgia
President & CEO, The Dikembe Mutombo Foundation; Former NBA Player
Chair, Special Olympics Korea; Congresswoman, Korean National Assembly
International Advisory Committee Latin America Representative; President, Special Olympics Chile
International Advisory Committee Europe Eurasia Representative; National Director, Special Olympics Cyprus
International Advisory Committee Asia Pacific Representative; Chairman, Special Olympics Bharat
President, The Samuel Family Foundation
Chief Advisor, Dongyi Capital; Chairman, Shanghai Private Equity Association
Activist; Attorney
Activist; Philanthropist; Attorney
Past President, International Association of Lions Clubs
CEO, Chobani
Model; Philanthropist; Film Actress
Chair, Special Olympics Global Athlete Congress
Actress; Recording Artist
Founding Chairperson, Sun Culture Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation; Journalist; Philanthropist
Chairman, Shanghai Sharks Basketball Club; Founder, the Yao Ming Foundation