We are privileged to have a world-class Board of Directors filled with talented, accomplished individuals that are passionate about our mission of making social media safe for everyone.

Dr. Asif Mahmood

Chair

Dr. Asif Mahmood comes from humble beginnings, growing up in the remote Pakistani village called Kharian. He received his medical degree from Sind Medical College, did his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center followed a Pulmonary fellowship at the University of Virginia and Harlem Hospital at Columbia University. Dr. Mahmood has been a practicing physician at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena since 2000 and has served in different capacities from medical executive committee member to chief of staff in different hospitals. He is also on the board of the East Los Angeles College Foundation and the United Nations International Children’s Fund, Western Region.

Evan Luzzatto

Evan Luzzatto serves as the President of Nylon LLC, an American multi-platform media company magazine that focuses on pop culture and fashion. Previously, he served as an executive at both Snapchat and Facebook.

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

Dr. Long Gillespie trained at Yale and Harvard Business School, before becoming an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She heads clinical strategy at leading digital health company Sharecare, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine, and mom of two. Dr. Darria frequently appears on CNN, Fox News, Dr. Oz Show, and The Doctors, among others.

Dr. Elizabeth Wegner

Dr. Wegner received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University and has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, community mental health clinics, and college counseling centers. Her background includes a generalist training in a wide range of mental health issues and training in evidenced-based treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, PTSD, and eating disorders. Additional interests include life transitions and adjustments, family issues, interpersonal problems, body-image, and infertility. 

Paul Glass

Paul Glass, Vice Chairman at The Colony Group, has over 30 years of experience leading successful business management firms and providing business management solutions for major touring acts, singer-songwriters, recording artists, directors, producers, actors, and entertainment executives, many of whom have been his clients for 30 years. Paul has been listed as one of Variety’s Business Managers Elite.

He holds the CPA certification.

Dr. Marsha Elkhunovich

Dr. Elkunovich is with the division of emergency medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in California and an assistant professor with the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.  She received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco.

Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips is an attorney and Managing Director of PNPLegal. Paul has managed complex litigation involving some of the nation’s largest companies. Mr. Philips is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

Scott Cooper

Scott is a consultant with McKinsey & Company in their healthcare practice. His work focuses on performance improvement and financial & operational excellence. He received his B.S. in economics and mathematics from Bates College and his M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

David Duben

David Duben is a certified public accountant and founding partner of Duben & Associates, an accounting firm in Los Angeles, CA that services individuals, businesses and non-profits.  He has over twenty years of experience in business and public accounting holding senior executive roles at a Fortune 250 company prior to opening his accounting firm in 2014.  He has also earned his M.B.A. from  the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Tim Jaffe

Tim Jaffe is a music entertainer based in Southern California.

Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward is an Associate Director in the Marketing, Sales, and Pricing (MSP) and Technology, Media, Telecom (TMT) practices, located at the Boston Consulting Group. He has extensive experience with Building and Scaling Sales Teams: Inside & Outside, Account Management, Enterprise Strategic Accounts, New Product/Go to Market, and International Sales Teams. He is a topic expert on Next Generation Sales and the Digital Sales Accelerator.