Sally Osberg is President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation. Named one of the “Millennium 100” for her role shaping Silicon Valley, she is a champion of social entrepreneurs and other innovators working to solve the world’s most pressing problems.
With founder and chairman Jeff Skoll, she has headed the Skoll Foundation’s team since inception, identifying and supporting innovators pioneering scalable solutions to global challenges. Osberg was formerly founding executive director of Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose. She earned her MA in literature from the Claremont Graduate School and her BA in English from Scripps College.
Osberg received the John Gardner Leadership Award and has been inducted into the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame. She serves on the boards of the Skoll Foundation, the Skoll Global Threats Fund, the Oracle Education Foundation and the Palestine-based Partners for Sustainable Development. She also serves on the advisory board of the Elders.