Penny Pritzker is founder and chair of PSP Partners, which invests through its affiliates in technology services, value-added industrials and real estate. From 2013 to 2017, she served as U.S. Secretary of Commerce under President Obama. She is an entrepreneur, civic leader and philanthropist with more than 30 years of experience in numerous industries. In July 2022, she became the first woman ever elected as the senior fellow of the Harvard Corporation, which she has been a member of since 2018, serving on its finance, governance, and alumni affairs committee. She is the chair of many other organizations, including chair of the board of trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.