Darius F. Teter
Darius Teter, executive director, is leading Seed’s growth and expansion, building upon the success achieved since its inception in 2011. Before joining Stanford Seed, Teter served as vice president of global programs at Oxfam America, where he oversaw regional development and human rights programs in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflict, and managed the research, learning, and evaluation teams. His experience spans the field and geography of international development, from financing infrastructure megaprojects to advising governments on economic policies. Prior to Oxfam, he held leadership positions with the Asian Development Bank, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation, an independent U.S. government foreign aid agency. Teter holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from Yale University and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School. He has also completed advanced studies in resource economics at the University of British Columbia.