Mr. Brown is a senior vice president in PIMCO’s Newport Beach office, serving as director of the PIMCO Foundation. In this role, Mr. Brown oversees the firm’s global community engagement efforts including the foundation’s philanthropic giving portfolio, employee engagement strategy as well as creating and leading programming and impact strategy across the Purpose at PIMCO platform. 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 21 years of business management experience and holds an undergraduate degree in international relations from Stanford University.