Douglas Band

President, Teneo Holdings

Douglas J. Band began working in the White House in 1995, serving in the White House Counsel’s office for four years and later in the Oval Office as the President’s Aide. In 1999, Doug was appointed by President Clinton as a Special Assistant to the President before he was made one of the youngest Deputy Assistants ever to serve a President. Doug served as President Clinton’s chief advisor from 2002 until 2012, advising him as the Counselor to the President, and was the key architect of Clinton’s post-Presidency. He created and built the Clinton Global Initiative, which to date has raised 69 billion dollars for 2,100 philanthropic initiatives around the world and impacted over 400 million people in 180 countries.  President Clinton said of Doug: “I couldn’t have achieved half of what I have in my post presidency without Doug Band.”  In 2011, Doug co-founded Teneo Holdings, a global advisory firm that partners with CEOs and senior leaders of many of the world’s largest and most complex companies and organizations.  Teneo has twelve office around the globe, 250 professionals and twelve operating divisions.