Randy Newcomb is president and CEO of Humanity United, one of the largest private donors in the field of international human rights. Founded by Pam and Pierre Omidyar, Humanity United seeks to build peace and advance human freedom in the corners of the globe where these ideals are challenged most.
Newcomb leads all aspects of Humanity United’s operations and strategy across a team that engages globally. He works closely with the founders and the trustees to ensure that Humanity United achieves it long-term mission and strategic objectives.
Previously, Newcomb was a vice president of Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm. Prior to Omidyar Network, Newcomb served for 14 years as executive director of Golden Gate Community Inc., a community based organization in San Francisco.
Newcomb was a fellow at the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford University and an international development fellow at the University of Bath, England. He holds a Doctor of Education from the University of San Francisco and a Master of Science degree in development economics from the University of Bath.