Maura O’Neill

Maura O’Neill through her work in the public, private and academic sectors have created entrepreneurial and public-private solutions for some of the toughest domestic and global problems. Maura founded four companies, served as Chief of Staff in the U.S. Senate, appointed President Obama’s first Chief Innovation Officer, US Agency for International Development & served as a member of the White House Innovation Cohort. Oversaw 600 public-private partnerships. Current focus is how to dramatically accelerate business ownership and entrepreneurship to match gender and ethnic diversity of the US.