BRIAN G. KELLY
Brian G. Kelly has been a Director of Activision since July 1995. He has served as Chairman of the Company since October 2013 and as Co-Chairman since October 1998. He previously served as President of the Company from July 1997 to October 1998, and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from July 1995 to October 1998. He also served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company from February 1991 until July 1997, and Secretary of the Company from May 1991 until October 1997. Mr. Kelly holds a law degree from Fordham Law School and a B.A. degree in accounting from Rutgers University, and was a certified public accountant.
Mr. Kelly is the Co-Founder of The Call of Duty Endowment (“CODE”). CODE is a non-profit public benefit corporation which helps service members transition to civilian careers after their military service.
Mr. Kelly is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Cure Alliance (“JDCA”). The JDCA is a novel and innovative non-profit that advocates a businesslike approach to type 1 diabetes cure research where donors are treated as shareholders. The JDCA acts like a Wall Street sell-side analyst studying, analyzing and commenting on non-profit diabetes research foundations/organizations, and provides advice to major cure research donors on how to make their contributions most effective.
SENIOR ADVISOR TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Joseph Tuite is the Chief Investment Officer of West Side Avenue Holdings and Eureka Investments. Joe holds a BA in finance from Villanova University.
PHILIP J. SHAW
Philip Shaw has led the JDCA since March of 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Shaw worked for both Kraft Foods and General Mills in a range of marketing and general management roles. Mr. Shaw spent the majority of his career in the United States, but also held expatriate market leadership roles in Asia. Phil has an MBA from Georgetown University and a BA from Brandeis University.
EDITORIAL AND RESEARCH ASSOCIATE MANAGER
Kenzie Thomson attained her B.A. in English from the University of Northern Iowa. As part of the JDCA team, Kenzie's role is to conduct research, edit content, and write reports to keep the T1D community up-to-date on the latest advancements toward a Practical Cure. With a T1D sibling, she knows it takes a village of support, and is appreciative to be able to advocate more for cure research.
Jeff Ohanian oversees organizational marketing, fundraising, and advocacy initiatives at the JDCA. After being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2016, Jeff knew he wanted to assist the T1D community in the work toward a cure. He joined the JDCA two years later with that goal in mind. Jeff attained his MBA and BA from St. John’s University.
Michael Staniz is a graphic designer for the JDCA who has been living with type 1 diabetes since 2011. His hope is to prepare a better world for future generations, especially for those with T1D. Michael is currently working towards a concurrent BFA and MAT at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.