Lenny Mendonca

Lenny Mendonca is the former Chief Economic and Business Advisor for the State of California. He is a senior partner emeritus of McKinsey & Company and a lecturer on inequality at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Mendonca was formerly the chair of New America and Children Now, co-chair of California Forward, and co-founder and chair of Fusecorps. He was the vice-chair of Common Cause. He is the chair emeritus of the Bay Area Council and their Economic Institute, and was vice-chair of the Stanford GSB Advisory Council. He was a trustee at the Committee for Economic Development. He served on the boards of Fidelity Charitable, Western Governors University, University of California Merced, the Educational Results Partnership, College Futures Foundation, the Opportunity Institute, Commonwealth Club, National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers, and the Guardian.org. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He served on the board of trustees for Junior Statesmen of America, and on the advisory boards of Y Analytics, QB3, the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University, Third Sector Capital, the California Community College Chancellor's Office, Measures for Justice, and the Public Policy Institute of California.

He received his MBA and certificate in public management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He holds an BA, magna cum laude, in economics from Harvard.