Steve Davis currently serves as a Senior Advisor with McKinsey & Company, as an Executive Advisor at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as a Stanford Graduate School of Business Lecturer and Global Health Faculty Fellow, and as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Steve has deep experience, including on numerous boards and advisory groups, focused on the intersection of business, innovation, and social impact. He currently serves as co-chair of the G7 Triple I Initiative to increase impact investment in global health and as chair of the Advisory Board of the Brookings/CSIS initiative on Advancing US-China Collaboration. He recently served as most recently served as co-chair of the World Health Organization’s Digital Health Technical Advisory Group, and as a Distinguished Fellow for the World Economic Forum. Steve is the former President & CEO of PATH, a leading global health innovation organization; former Director of Social Innovation at McKinsey; former CEO of Corbis, a digital media pioneer; and as an attorney with K&L Gates. With degrees from Princeton University, University of Washington, and Columbia Law School, Steve is the author of Undercurrents: Channeling Outrage to Spark Practical Activism (Wiley 2020) and speaks and writes frequently on topics related to social innovation and digital health. He lives with his family in Seattle, Washington.

Academic Appointments

  • Lecturer, Graduate School of Business

2023-24 Courses