Tom Monahan

An Evening with Champions; Track and Field; member of founding team of Crimson Impact, Harvard’s alumni volunteer organization in NYC; Harvard Club of New York; sponsor of and speaker at several undergraduate leadership and business development organizations, including the Leadership Development Institute and Harvard Business Program Major Charitable or Other Activities: Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee, Convergys Corporation; widely active (with wife and daughters) in causes that encourage the participation of women and girls in economic life globally, including the Marcil-Monahan Fellowship for Undergraduate Study and Travel at Harvard. In my “day job,” CEB has pioneered several innovations in corporate philanthropy, including global service day, pro bono corps, board and nonprofit leadership training, and compensatory time for volunteering. Greatest Personal Rewards/Reflections on Harvard: Our time at Harvard lasted only four years, and our time since, 25. Yet Harvard’s lessons swamp those from any similar length of time in my life—partly because every experience I’ve had since has been refracted through them. Three in particular stand out. [+]