Steve Davis

Steve Davis
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Bio

Steve Davis is president and chief executive officer of PATH. Combining expertise as a technology business leader, global health advocate, and social innovator, he has led PATH’s growth and evolution into a leading social enterprise advancing health solutions across the globe.

Before joining PATH in 2012, Mr. Davis served as Director of Social Innovation at McKinsey & Company, Interim CEO of the Infectious Disease Research Institute, CEO of global digital media firm Corbis, and practiced law at the international law firm K&L Gates. Earlier in his career, he worked on Chinese politics and law, and refugee programs and policies.

Mr. Davis is a lecturer on social innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Challenge Seattle. He serves on the boards of Philanthropy University and InterAction, and sits on several advisory groups, including the AXA Stakeholder Advisory Panel, Medtronic Labs and the stewards of the World Economic Forum Health and Healthcare Challenge. He has previously served on numerous corporate and nonprofit boards, including as chair of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, United Way of King County, and the Washington State Technology Alliance.

Mr. Davis earned his BA from Princeton University, his MA in Chinese studies from the University of Washington, and his law degree from Columbia University. He also studied at Beijing University.

Academic Degrees

  • BA, Princeton University
  • MA, Chinese Studies from the University of Washington
  • Law, Columbia University

Teaching

Degree Courses

2019-20

How do you get the best new social innovations to reach the hundreds of millions of people who need it the most? And how do ensure that they are developed, deployed and scaled in a way that is relevant, appropriate and sustainable? Innovators...

2018-19

How do you get the best new social innovations to reach the hundreds of millions of people who need it the most? And how do ensure that they are developed, deployed and scaled in a way that is relevant, appropriate and sustainable? Innovators...

2017-18

How do you get the best new social innovations to reach the hundreds of millions of people who need it the most? And how do ensure that they are developed, deployed and scaled in a way that is relevant, appropriate and sustainable?n nInnovators...

Stanford Case Studies

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