Doug Band (SCS’97, L’01)

Doug Band

President, Teneo Holdings

Doug Band is the president and co-founder of Teneo Holdings, a global advisory firm that helps organizations attain business objectives, protect and enhance their reputation, navigate challenges, and maximize value. Band began working in the White House in 1995, serving in the counsel's office for four years and later in the Oval Office as the president's aide. In 1999, President Bill Clinton appointed him special assistant before he was made one of the youngest deputy assistants ever to serve a president. Band was President Clinton's special assistant and deputy assistant in the White House for seven years and later served as his counselor and chief advisor from 2002 to 2012. During Clinton's post-presidency, Band helped create and build the Clinton Global Initiative, which convenes global leaders to devise and implement solutions to the world's most pressing issues. The nonprofit has improved more than 400 million lives nationally since its founding in 2005.

Today, in addition to his work at Teneo, Band is an adjunct professor at NYU Wagner Graduate School for Public Service. He has served on the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee in its effort to bring the FIFA World Cup to the United States, on the Coca-Cola Company International Advisory Board, and on the Vote Vets Advisory Board. He is also a trustee at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.