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IRS Form 990-T for Markle fiscal year 2018. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
IRS Form 990-PF for Markle fiscal year 2018. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
Felix W. Ortiz III is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Viridis Learning, a cloud-based, SaaS technology platform that integrates with existing student information systems, government databases and labor market information to connect students to employers. Viridis Learning believes that technology can be used to enable the creation of the Skills PassportTM, a permanent employment record that has currency in the ever-evolving employment market. Ortiz is a social impact entrepreneur dedicated to the power of economic mobilization through the pathway of education and skill development. Through his work at Viridis Learning, Ortiz drives change by mobilizing the middle-skill workforce and leveling the employment playing field for young people and underserved communities. With a distinct veteran and entrepreneurial perspective, Felix understands the difficulties that many people face as they enter today’s employment market. Lacking the right skills and resources, he founded Viridis Learning when he discovered gaps in the system that provided a disadvantage to many. Through the creation of the Skills PassportTM, the data-driven employment ledger retains lifetime access of students’ verified knowledge, skills and ability, creating an evolved pathway to relevant career opportunities. As a social impact tech serial entrepreneur, Ortiz has always focused on creating companies that do well by doing good. Lending his voice to making a change, Ortiz has used his platform to speak out about the lack of venture capital funding for Hispanic & African American tech entrepreneurs. Ortiz’s ambitious work has broken down silos between education and employment by shifting the antiquated processes that many systems adhere to. Committing much of his personal and professional life to the development and mobilization of marginalized communities, Ortiz serves on several boards including as a Member of The Board of Directors to the New York City Technology Development Corporation, NY Hall of Science and the Osborne Foundation.
IRS Form 990-PF for Markle fiscal year 2017. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
IRS Form 990-T for Markle fiscal year 2017. 990, Tax, tax forms, tax return, Financial, financial information
Skillful, an initiative of the Markle Foundation, congratulates Skillful Director Joe Barela on being selected by Governor-elect Polis to lead the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment as its executive director. Joe’s depth of workforce development expertise and leadership at Skillful make him an excellent choice to shape the state’s initiatives to expand opportunities for all Coloradans in a rapidly changing economy. We look forward to working with him. He contributed passion, expertise and energy to Skillful’s goal of creating a labor market in which skills are valued, and people can more easily access the information and education they need to secure good jobs in Colorado and nationally.
New York, NY – December 21, 2018 – The Markle Foundation is pleased to announce today that Steven Denning has been elected to its Board of Directors. Mr. Denning is the Chairman of General Atlantic LLC, a firm he joined in 1980 at its founding and helped to establish as a leading global growth equity investor. Mr. Denning is a dedicated philanthropist and influential leader among non- profit and educational institutions. He is active in helping social entrepreneurs develop successful approaches and forge the partnerships needed to succeed. “Steve’s substantial expertise in transforming sectors through digital innovation, and his strong belief in the role of philanthropy as a force for public benefit will bring tremendous value to our work in reforming the labor market,” said Zoë Baird, CEO and president of Markle. “He has a successful track record helping organizations tackle systemic challenges and develop the partnerships needed to create impact. We are delighted to have Steve join our Board and look forward to working together to expand opportunities for all Americans in today’s digital economy.” “Markle’s efforts to create a skills-based labor market are critically needed in our changing economy,” said Mr. Denning. “I’m pleased to be joining an organization with such a strong heritage of active problem-solving, and I share Markle’s passion for pursuing the smart application of data and technology for the benefit of society.” Mr. Denning is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Board of Trustees of the Bridgespan Group and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is also Emeritus Chairman of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council, and an emeriti trustee of The Brookings Institution, the American Museum of Natural History and the Georgia Tech Foundation. Previously, Mr. Denning served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Stanford University and Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of The Nature Conservancy (TNC). He received an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1978. Prior to business school, Mr. Denning served for six years in the U.S. Navy, where he also earned an M.S. degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He received a B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1970. For media inquiries, please contact Collin Roberts, Edelman for The Markle Foundation, 206.227.3439, [email protected] About The Markle Foundation The Markle Foundation works to realize the potential of technology to achieve breakthroughs in addressing some of the nation’s most pressing issues. Markle challenges itself and diverse partners to deploy their varied expertise to identify solutions and achieve systemic change. Today as advanced technology and automation change the very nature of work, Markle’s priority is advancing solutions toward a skills-based labor market that will enable Americans to transition to the opportunities of the digital economy. Markle’s workforce initiatives include Skillful and the Rework America Task Force. They follow Markle’s success in creating policy and technology architecture that has enabled improvements in healthcare, national security and access to the Internet. For more information, visit markle.org, follow @MarkleFdn and @ReworkAmerica on Twitter, and read our book, America's Moment.
Steven A. Denning is the Chairman of General Atlantic LLC, a firm he joined in 1980, and has helped build into a leading global growth equity firm with $30 billion in capital under management and thirteen offices worldwide. Mr. Denning joined GA after working with McKinsey & Company. He received an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1978. Prior to business school, Mr. Denning served for six years in the U.S. Navy, where he also earned an M.S. degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. He received a B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1970. Mr. Denning is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations, the National Park Foundation, College Advising Corps and the New York Regional Plan Association and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Bridgespan Group and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is Chair of the Global Advisory Council to the President, the Advisory Council of the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Natural Capital Advisory Council, all at Stanford University, and is a member of the Knight-Hennessy Scholar Program Advisory Board and the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute Advisory Council. He is a director of Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL). Mr. Denning is former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Stanford University and former Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of The Nature Conservancy (TNC). He is Emeritus Chairman of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council, and an Emeriti Trustee of The Brookings Institution, the American Museum of Natural History and the Georgia Tech Foundation. Mr. Denning was formerly a trustee of the National Parks Conservation Society and former member of the board of the McKinsey Investment Office Advisory Council, the Georgia Tech Advisory Board, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University Advisory Board, the Cancer Research Institute, and the Connecticut Science Center. Mr. Denning grew up in Salt Lake City, UT. He and his wife, Roberta, currently reside in Greenwich, CT and San Francisco, CA. They have two children, Robert and Carrie.
Sue Roberson hails from Virginia and she graduated from UVA with a BA in English. She received her MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Sue was lured to New York after business school and she spent two decades in a variety of finance, operations and marketing leadership roles at Time Inc. (which published Time, Sports Illustrated and People). In her most recent role at Time Inc, she served as SVP and General Manager of Time Inc.’s Consumer Marketing and Revenue Division, overseeing the financials and operations of the company’s consumer magazine, books, products, and subscription services businesses. Sue left Time Inc. at the end of 2016. Determined to change gears and forge a more mission-oriented path, Sue accepted a role as Chief Financial Officer of Blue School, a not-for-profit, independent school in downtown Manhattan. Sue has served on the Board of Directors for Next Issue Media, the Alliance for Audited Media, and JobPath, and serves on the Advisory Board for the Clark Hulings Fund. She also taught as an Adjunct Professor at the NYU Center for Publishing. Sue lives in Manhattan with her husband, Dave and her two sons, Spencer and Angus.
The Markle Foundation’s Rework America Task Force, with Members Boeing, Microsoft and Walmart Launch the Rework America Business Network to Expand and Strengthen America’s Skilled Workforce