President & CEO
Randy Newcomb is President & CEO. He oversees Humanity United’s international grant-making portfolio, as well as its direct advocacy and policy activities, and leads the organization’s long-term strategy. He speaks and writes frequently on international human rights issues and has appeared as an expert commentator for such media outlets as CNN, ABC News, and National Public Radio.
Previously, Randy was vice president of Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm co-founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his spouse, Pam Omidyar. Prior to Omidyar Network, Randy for 14 years led Golden Gate Community Inc., a community development agency based in San Francisco. Randy has been a fellow of the Center for Social Innovation at the Stanford University and an international development fellow of the University of Bath, England. He holds a doctoral degree from the University of San Francisco and master’s degrees in development economics and cross-cultural studies from the University of Bath, England.