Chairman & CEO, d.light
Donn brings 30 years experience in consumer products, clean technology and global distribution to d.light. He joined d.light in 2008 as an advisor, then Board member, became Chairman in 2010 and has served as Chairman & CEO since 2011. His passion for base-of-the-pyramid consumer businesses began when he was a lucky young graduate student mentored by the late C.K. Prahalad. For Proctor & Gamble, he led the $1 billion Folgers brand to market leadership, and built $100+ million new businesses for Dreyer’s Ice Cream (NASDAQ: DRYR, later acquired by Nestlé) and other private enterprises. Donn has a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.