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Bill Oberndorf

Executive Chairman, Oberndorf Enterprises LLC

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Bill Oberndorf is the Executive Chairman of Oberndorf Enterprises LLC based in San Francisco. He has been involved in many non-profit activities and political causes for the past thirty years.

Bill, along with his wife, Susan, is co-chair of the Oberndorf Foundation. He is also a life trustee of the University of California San Francisco Board of Directors, where he served as chairman for nine years, and is a director of the University School in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a former trustee of Williams College, the Stanford Graduate School of Business Trust and the Thacher School in Ojai, California.

Bill earned a BA from Williams College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Bill has been honored by the Black Alliance for Education Options (BAEO) and the Philanthropy Roundtable for his work in education reform. He is the 2010 recipient of the John T. Walton Champions for Educational Choice Award and the 2021 recipient of the Simon-DeVos Prize for Philanthropic Leadership.