Mr. Brown is a senior vice president in the Newport Beach office, serving as director of the PIMCO Foundation. In this role, Mr. Brown oversees the firm’s global philanthropic giving portfolio, including creating and leading programming and impact strategy for the foundation. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2019, he was the senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where he awarded grants to improve U.S. educational outcomes. Previously, he served as the director of operations at the New York City Department of Education, managing the data & strategic analysis group and HR technology, as well as leading several human capital initiatives. Prior to this, he worked in operations at Edison Schools and as a financial analyst for Merrill Lynch. He has 24 years of business management experience and holds an undergraduate degree in international relations from Stanford University.