“The skills that are essential for most careers today, foundationally require knowing how to think.”
Former Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Dean at Stanford Law School, Kramer is currently the President & CEO of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. At Stanford, Kramer was an entrepreneurial leader, pushing changes at the law school that included new joint degree programs and a bigger focus on public service as well as hands-on legal training. This approach is a natural fit for the Hewlett Foundation, celebrating its 50th anniversary. This leader in philanthropy is known for taking on issues of significance, including democracy, global development, the environment, education, and the performing arts.