Jeffrey Walker

Jeffrey Walker
Retired founder, JPMorgan Partners/Vice-Chairman, JPMorgan Chase

  • Jeff Walker currently serves on the boards of New Profit, Berklee College of Music, Morgan Library, Lincoln Center Film Society, Millennium Development Goals Health Alliance, the Miller Center and University of Virginia’s Undergraduate Business School, where he was President for ten years.
  • He is also a co-founder and Co-Chairman of Quincy Jones Musiq Consortium, Chairman of the Council of Foundations at University of Virginia, serves on the Visiting Committee at the Harvard Business School and is on the Advisory Boards of the MIT Media Lab, the Blue School, the Tibetan Village Project and Ideo.org.
  • Walker was co-founder and CEO of CCMP Capital, the $12 billion successor to JPMorgan Partners, JPMorgan Chase & Co’s global private equity, Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chairman of the JPMorgan Chase Foundation.

Previously, Walker was Executive-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, focusing on social enterprises and collaboration and a lecturer at the Kennedy School. At Harvard, he helped to develop and launch “A Course in Exponential Fundraising” for nonprofit leaders at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations.

He served as the Chairman of Millennium Promise, an incubator to eliminate extreme poverty with the United Nations and Columbia University and was the long-time Chairman of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), where he still serves as an emeritus trustee. He also co-founded and was Chairman of Npower, an organization that provides shared technology services to nonprofits.

Walker graduated from the University of Virginia and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.