Douglas Band is a co-founder and President of Teneo, the global CEO advisory firm. Working exclusively with the CEOs and senior executives of the world’s leading companies, Teneo provides strategic counsel across their full range of key objectives and issues. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other global corporations. Doug began working in the White House in 1995, serving in the White House Counsel’s office for four years and later in the Oval Office as the President’s Aide. In 1999, he was appointed by President Clinton as a Special Assistant to the President before he was made one of the youngest Deputy Assistants ever to serve a President. Doug served as President Clinton’s chief advisor from 2002 until 2011, advising him as the Counselor to the President, and was the key architect of Clinton’s post-Presidency. He created and built the Clinton Global Initiative, which has raised $69 billion for 2,100 philanthropic initiatives around the world and impacted over 430 million people in 180 countries. Doug has traveled to 125 countries and to over 2,000 cities. In the Summer of 2009, he traveled to North Korea with President Clinton to orchestrate and secure the release of two American journalists. He also traveled to Cuba on behalf of the United States to free Alan Gross. Additionally, he has been involved in other negotiations to free and help Americans held around the world. He has assisted in the rebuilding of nations and regions after some of the worst natural disasters in the past two decades, including New Orleans, Haiti, Southeast Asia, and Gujarat, India. Doug has advised several heads of state, governors and mayors transition out of public office into private life. He continues to serve his country in assisting various domestic agencies and advising foreign governments. Doug obtained a masters and law degree at Georgetown University. Doug graduated with a B.A. from the University of Florida in 1995.