CEO, GAVI Alliance; Founder, International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
Seth Berkley is CEO of Gavi. Specializing in infectious disease epidemiology, he founded the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative in 1996 and was its president and CEO. Previously, he was an officer of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Health Sciences Division. Berkley has worked for the CDC’s Center for Infectious Diseases, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, and the Carter Center, where he was an epidemiologist in Uganda’s Ministry of Health, playing a key role in the country’s HIV sero-survey and helping develop its AIDS control programs. He has been featured on the cover of Newsweek, in the TIME 100 list of the most influential people in the world, and in The Wired 25.