John Robichaux is a globally-recognized leader in higher education, and has been a successful educational and nonprofit executive and strategist for more than 20 years.
A prominent voice for strategic innovation driving broad social impact, Robichaux has worked with top global education, non-profit, and for-profit firms throughout his career. As an executive, Robichaux is known for achieving industry-leading outcomes across a diverse array of complex global organizations, for his highly effective management of senior leadership, for his mission- and outcomes-driven approach to executive leadership, as well as his distinguished entrepreneurial track record, having founded nearly a dozen innovative and best-in-class educational initiatives over his career.
Robichaux's successes have been notable for bringing together the world's best minds drawn from education, industry, government, philanthropy/ non-profits & NGOs to tackle some of the world's toughest problems. His is known for developing highly effective partnerships to address a variety of critical social needs, with foci on education, economic opportunity, professional achievement, and international human rights.
He holds the distinction of having held leadership positions at Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, and Brown Universities, having been approached by each to lead some of the largest academic portfolios among the world's top universities. Prior to his distinguished career in higher education, Robichaux consulted nationally in the area of non-profit leadership, and himself co-founded one of the Southeastern United States' largest NGOs serving refugees and immigrants coming into the United States. Robichaux remains one of the most sought after deans/ executives by the world's top universities and leading philanthropic/nonprofit organizations seeking to make broad social impact across a number sectors.
A Harvard-educated, award-winning Human Rights scholar, Robichaux has also taught in, and had executive oversight for, some of the world's foremost human rights programs, including at Harvard, Stanford, and Columbia Universities, as part of his executive portfolios.
Today, Robichaux consults and advises widely within the education and social impact arenas and continues to be one of the most sought-after executives among the world's top organizations working in education, economic development & opportunity, human rights, philanthropy, and social impact-- whether in industry, education, or nonprofit/philanthropy.
Robichaux lives in the San Francisco Bay Area / Silicon Valley.