Richard Ellenson

Chief Executive Officer & President at Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Inc.

Richard Ellenson

Richard Ellenson

Chief Executive Officer & President at Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Inc.

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Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Inc.
The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Inc.
Blink Twice, Inc.

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154

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1957

Age

62

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Treasurer & Director at The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Inc.

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Professional at The Institute of Internal Auditors

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Chief Executive Officer at Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Inc.

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Director at The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Inc.

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Professor, Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University

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Former Executive Vice President at CBS Radio, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Fairfield-Maxwell Ltd.

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Director at Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Inc.

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Director at United Cerebral Palsyspastic Children's Foundation of Los Angeles & Ventura Counites

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Former Faculty Member at Columbia University

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Richard Ellenson
Chief Executive Officer & President at Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Inc.
Education
Bachelor's Degree in English Literature

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

MBA

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & President
Current

The Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation (CPIRF) is a not for profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to funding research and educational activities directly relevant to discovering the cause, cure and evidence based care for those with cerebral palsy and related developmental disabilities. Since our founding in 1955, CPIRF has contributed more than $40 million for research grants to support approximately 500 research projects in the biomedical and clinical sciences and in bioengineering. The Foundation has provided guidance, funds and other resources to research programs in the United States, the Middle East, Canada, the UK, Australia, and Greece as part of its global commitment to research and medical discoveries. Our website offers access to over 160 “research fact sheets”, web casts of scientific workshops, current and past research projects as well as discussion forums regarding treatments currently available for CP. CPIRF also contributes to national and international meetings and organizes scientific workshops designed to identify research opportunities and provide state of the art knowledge concerning CP prevention, cure and care.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Current
Chief Vision Officer
2009 - Prior

DynaVox, Inc. develops and markets software, devices and content to assist people in overcoming their speech, language or learning disabilities. Its speech generating devices are used by those who are unable to speak, such as adults with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, strokes or traumatic brain injuries and children with cerebral palsy, autism or other disorders. The company devices allow connecting with society and controlling their environment in a variety of ways, including the ability to access the Internet, send text messages and control light switches, televisions and other features of their homes. Its speech generating devices are powered by software platform that utilizes adaptive and predictive language models and its proprietary symbol sets. DynaVox was founded on December 16, 2009 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

California State University, Northridge is a vibrant, diverse university community of 38,310 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley. As you explore the university's web site, you will find ample evidence of Cal State Northridge's commitment to the educational and professional goals of students, and its extensive service to the community.

Political Donations
$1,000
2008

Former President of United States

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Blink Twice, Inc. manufactures hearing machines for disabled people. The company was founded by Richard Ellenson in August 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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