Lynne Benioff

Former Director of Public Relations Campaigns at The OutCast Agency

Lynne Benioff

Lynne Benioff

Former Director of Public Relations Campaigns at The OutCast Agency


Lynne Benioff

Lynne Benioff is the co-chairwoman of TIME, a Distinguished Director of the Board of Overseers of the UCSF Foundation. She serves on the board of directors of The Rise Fund, Common Sense Media and the Benioff Ocean Initiative. She received a BS from the University of Washington.

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Co-Founder at, Inc.

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President at UCSF Foundation

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Co-Founder at Panorama Capital LLC

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Common Sense Media, Inc.

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Senior Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration at UCSF Foundation

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President, Delaney Family Fund at Delaney Family Foundation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at San Francisco Symphony

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Chief Executive Officer at Gerson Bakar Foundation

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Co-Founder at Institutional Housing Partners

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Professional at Alta BioPharma Partners LP

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Co-Founder at, Inc., Inc. provides enterprise cloud computing applications. It provides a comprehensive customer and collaboration relationship management service to businesses of all sizes and industries and also provides a technology platform for customers and developers to build and run applications. The company has designed and developed its applications to be easy-to-use and intuitive solutions that can be deployed rapidly, customized easily and integrated with other software applications. offers its services on a subscription basis, primarily through its direct sales efforts and indirectly through partners. The company operates in one segment. It was founded by Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez in February 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.


The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History
Director of Public Relations Campaigns
1998 - 2003

OutCast is a communications + marketing agency with offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and Washington, DC. We put emerging companies on the map and help market leaders chart new growth. Our work spans development of multi-channel strategies, designing creative campaigns, and execution of essential go-to-market details. We help our clients boldly tackle their biggest challenges and drive growth.

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$1,000 +

Common Sense Media, Inc. provides ratings and reviews of media and entertainment based on child development. The company was founded by Omar Khan, Linda Burch, Liz Perle and James P. Steyer in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

$250K +

College Track is a national education nonprofit that empowers students from underserved communities to reach their dreams of a college degree. Our mission is to close the achievement gap and create college-going cultures for students who are historically and currently under-represented in higher education. We actively engage students over the course of eight years, from the summer before high school through college graduation. Our students join College Track with limitless aspirations and we provide them with a comprehensive program and encouraging learning environment that empowers them to succeed. 100% of our seniors graduate from high school, more than 90% are admitted to a four-year university, and 75% of our college students are currently enrolled, or have graduated from, college (whereas, nationally, the college graduation rate of low-income students is 22%). Over 85% of our students will be the first person in their family to earn a college degree.

$100K - $500K

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is one of the most important centers for global earth science research and education in the world. Scripps scientists work to understand and protect the planet by investigating our oceans, Earth, and atmosphere to find solutions to our greatest environmental challenges. Scripps leads research in climate change impacts and adaptation, resilience to hazards, conservation and biodiversity, oceans and human health, national security, and innovative technology to observe the planet.

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Speaker at Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi


Former President of United States


Governor at California Office of the Governor, Gavin Newsom

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Carrot, Inc. provides smoking digital health technology solutions. It offers Pivot, a personal sensor and smoking cessation program that uses an FDA-cleared mobile breath sensor, consumer-grade mobile app, behavioral science, and personal coaching. The company was founded by David S. Utley and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #14
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 50
Rank #10
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Philanthropy 50
Rank #19
Barron's Magazine - 25 Best Givers
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Lynne Benioff is affiliated with The OutCast Agency

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