Jeanette Gorgas is an innovative leader with over 25 years of C-Suite executive experience in growth strategy, operations and human capital management with public and private organizations. As a board member and advisor, Jeanette's expertise across a range of industries has created value for stakeholders, enhanced organizational performance and driven transformational growth.
At Delivery Hero, a leading DAX-listed technology company and food delivery platform, Jeanette serves on the Supervisory Board, leads the Strategy Committee and is a member of the Nomination Committee. She is a member of the Advisory Council for Women Business Collaborative, a unique group of distinguished organizations that works to achieve the goal of gender equality. She also serves on the Audit and Nominating & Governance Committees for Youth INC, an accelerator that empowers nonprofits serving New York City youth. She previously served on the board of Environmental Advocates of New York and the Advisory Board of IMPACT2030.
Throughout her career, Jeanette held an array of leadership roles, including Chief Strategy Officer at Grant Thornton, where she built and led the 65-person Office of Strategy Management, including mergers & acquisitions. Jeanette also held roles as Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, Chief Human Capital Officer at Valor Equity Partners and Senior Director of Strategic Leadership at Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
Building upon her success as a business executive, Jeanette joined Yale School of Management as Senior Associate Dean, where she oversaw the full spectrum of operations for the flagship MBA program and led a team of more than forty professionals.
Jeanette graduated with Distinction with an MSc from London School of Economics and holds a BS in Marketing from Rutgers University. She also completed management programs at Harvard Business School, including the Advanced Management Program and a course in Cybersecurity Management.