Ellen V. Futter

Former President at Columbia University - Barnard College

Ellen V. Futter

Ellen V. Futter

Former President at Columbia University - Barnard College

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Career Highlights

Columbia University - Barnard College

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5594

Number of Boards

17

Birthday

09/21/1949 - New York City, NY

Age

70

Number of Awards

6

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Founder at Evercore, Inc.

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President-Emeritus at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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President at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Consolidated Edison, Inc.

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Former Of Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Co-Founder at Karen and Charles Phillips Charitable Organization

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Former General Manager, S/390 Division at International Business Machines Corporation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Consolidated Edison, Inc.

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SEE Schedule at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Chairman at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

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Ellen V. Futter
Former President at Columbia University - Barnard College
Education
JD
Class of 1974

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

Graduate
Class of 1971

Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away—in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.

Attendee

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Memberships
Member
Current

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Fellow
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member
Current

The Women's Forum is a community where preeminent New York women leaders of diverse achievement come together to make a difference for each other and to take an active, leadership role in matters of importance to them.

Career History
President
1981 - Prior

Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away—in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.

Attorney
Prior

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is a global law firm that has provided legal solutions to many of the world’s corporate transactions and litigation. The firm’s transactional capabilities includes capital markets, corporate finance and transactions, project finance, acquisition finance, and other major fields of law practice. Milbank litigation teams resolve disputes involving mergers and acquisitions, proxy battles, financings and securities offerings, intellectual property, white-collar crime, and corporate restructurings, among others.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2018 - Current

Evercore, Inc. operates as an independent investment banking advisory company. It operates through the Investment Banking and Investment Management business segments. The Investment Banking segment includes the global advisory business of the company through, which the firm deliver strategic corporate advisory, capital markets advisory and institutional equities services. The Investment Management segment is comprised of wealth management and trust services through Evercore Wealth Management L.L.C. and investment management in Mexico through Evercore Casa de Bolsa, S.A. de C.V., as well as private equity through investments in entities that manage private equity funds. The company was founded by Roger C. Altman in 1995 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
1997 - Current

For more than 180 years, Consolidated Edison, Inc. has served the world's most dynamic and demanding marketplace - metropolitan New York. Con Edison's principal business segments are Consolidated Edison Company of New York's regulated electric, gas and steam utility activities, Orange & Rockland Utilities' (O&R) regulated electric and gas utility activities, and Con Edison's competitive energy businesses. Con Edison of New York provides electric service to approximately 3.3 million customers and gas service to approximately 1.1 million customers in New York City and Westchester County. The company also provides steam service in parts of Manhattan. O&R provides electric service to 301,000 customers in southeastern New York and adjacent areas of northern New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania and gas service to 130,000 customers in southeastern New York and adjacent areas of eastern Pennsylvania. Con Edison's competitive energy businesses participate in segments of the electricity industry that are less comprehensively regulated than our regulated businesses. These segments include the operation of electric generation facilities, trading of electricity and fuel, sales of electricity to wholesale and retail customers, and sales of certain energy-related goods and services. Con Edison Solutions sells electricity directly to delivery-service customers of utilities primarily in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and also offers energy-related services. Con Edison Development participates in infrastructure projects. During the second quarter of 2008, Con Edison Development and its subsidiary, CED/SCS Newington, LLC, completed the sale of their ownership interests in power generating projects with an aggregate capacity of approximately 1,706 MW. Con Edison Energy procures electric energy and capacity for Con Edison Solutions and fuel for other companies. It sells the electric capacity and energy produced by plants owned, leased, or operated by others. The company also provides energy risk management services to Con Edison Solutions, offers these services to others, and enters into wholesale supply transactions. As a result of our performance, we have been able to increase our dividend each of the past 38 years. Few companies can match that achievement. We remain committed to providing our shareholders a superior, low-risk, long-term total return.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, Inc. engages in the distribution of electric power services. It operates through the following segments: Electric, Gas, and Steam. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

President, Board of Trustees
Current

The American Museum of Natural History is a scientific and cultural institution. Its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the people and present a panorama of the world's cultures. The company was founded by Albert Smith Bickmore, William E. Dodge, Jr., Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., Joseph Choate and J. Pierpont Morgan on April 6, 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

NYC & Co., Inc. operates as a destination marketing organization for the five boroughs of New York City. It provides resources for visitors to discover what to do and see in New York City. The firm focuses on group, meeting and convention, and leisure and events motivated travel. The company was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman, Board of Directors
1988 - 1993

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works within the Federal Reserve System and with other public and private sector institutions to foster the safety, soundness and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $10K
2018

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

The American Museum of Natural History is a scientific and cultural institution. Its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the people and present a panorama of the world's cultures. The company was founded by Albert Smith Bickmore, William E. Dodge, Jr., Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., Joseph Choate and J. Pierpont Morgan on April 6, 1869 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #26
2015
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in New York
Rank #103
2014
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
Rank #40
2013
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in New York
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