Patricia E. Harris
Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Philanthropies
Patricia E. Harris is the Chief Executive Officer of Bloomberg Philanthropies, a data-driven foundation that encompasses all of founder Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable giving. As CEO, Harris works across five key program areas—arts, education, environment, government innovation, and public health—to help ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. By developing, supporting, and incubating initiatives, Bloomberg Philanthropies is improving lives across the nation and the world. Previously, Harris served as the First Deputy Mayor of the City of New York. She is the first woman in New York City's history to have served in this role, which is the City’s highest appointed position.