CEO, Mercy Corps
Neal Keny-Guyer joined Mercy Corps in 1994 as Chief Executive Officer. Under his aegis, Mercy Corps has emerged as a leading international humanitarian and development organization with ongoing operations in over 40 countries, a staff of 4,500, and an operating budget of over $300 million. Keny-Guyer has forged new directions at Mercy Corps, most notably implementing global mergers and strategic alliances, placing human rights, civil society and social entrepreneurship at the forefront of Mercy Corps’ humanitarian mission, and building an organizational reputation for groundbreaking, innovative programming in the world’s toughest environments. In recent years, Keny-Guyer has been recognized as a social innovator by the likes of Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Yale School of Management and the World Economic Forum.