William D. Novelli
Bill Novelli is an emeritus professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University where he taught ethical leadership, corporate social responsibility and other courses in the MBA program. He founded and oversaw the Georgetown Business for Impact Center there, and remains involved.
He co-founded/co-chairs the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), a national alliance to reform serious illness/end of life care in the U.S.He is involved with numerous other organizations in population aging and health promotion/disease prevention.
Previously, Bill was CEO of AARP; founder/president of theCampaign for Tobacco-Free Kids; EVP of CARE; and president of Porter Novelli, the global public relations agency. He began his career in marketing management at Unilever and also was Director of Advertising & Creative Services at the Peace Corps.
Bill serves on a number of boards and committees in climate action, combating mis-and disinformation and science and technology, as well as chair of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. He holds a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.
His most recent book is Good Business: The Talk, Fight, Win Way to Change theWorld(2021, Johns Hopkins Univ. Press)