Kinney Zalesne

Kinney Zalesne was General Manager of Corporate Strategy at Microsoft. She was also a Senior Strategist on the presidential campaigns of Hillary Clinton in 2008 and Bill Clinton in 1996; and served as Counsel to U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno and as a White House Fellow with Vice President Gore. Kinney was Executive Vice President for the US at Hillel; and President of College Summit, a nonprofit named “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” at Davos. Kinney is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling book and regular Wall Street Journal column, “Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow’s Big Changes,” and has published guest essays in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Financial Times, Hadassah Magazine, and The Times of Israel. She is also a founding Board Member of Heart of a Nation, which teaches leadership development to Israeli, Palestinian, and American youth. She served as Board President of the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital where she now serves on the school’s endowment committee.