Jeffrey W. Ubben
Founder and CEO, ValueAct Capital
Jeffrey Ubben is the founder and CEO of ValueAct Capital, and is the Co‐Portfolio Manager of the ValueAct Spring Fund. He previously served as the company’s Chief Investment Officer.
Along with leading ValueAct, Ubben serves as director of The AES Corporation, where he is a member of the Compensation and Financial Audit Committees, and of AppHarvest. He is the former chairman and director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., and a former director of Catalina Marketing Corp., Gartner Group, Inc., Mentor Corporation, Misys plc, Sara Lee Corp., Twenty‐First Century Fox Inc., Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Willis Towers Watson plc and several other public and private companies. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, Ubben was a Managing Partner at Blum Capital Partners.
Ubben serves on the boards of Duke University, Northwestern University and the E.O. Wilson Biodiversity Foundation. He also is a contributing member to the World Economic Forum, and formerly served as chair of the national board of the Posse Foundation for nine years. He has a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.