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April 05, 2017

Bruce W. Dunlevie joins J. Paul Getty Board of Trustees

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Bruce W. Dunlevie joins J. Paul Getty Board of Trustees
 
LOS ANGELES - The Board of Trustees of the J. Paul Getty Trust announced today that Bruce W. Dunlevie has joined the Getty’s Board of Trustees effective immediately.
 
“We’re delighted to have Bruce Dunlevie join the Board, with his extensive expertise in finance and innovation,” said Maria Hummer-Tuttle, Board chair.
Bruce Dunlevie has worked in the early stage technology venture capital industry for 30 years and is a founder and General Partner of Benchmark Capital, based in Silicon Valley. Benchmark is responsible for the early stage funding of numerous successful startups including ebay, Twitter, Uber, Snapchat, WeWork and Instagram.
 
Prior to co-founding Benchmark Capital, Mr. Dunlevie worked in investment banking at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
 
Mr. Dunlevie is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Stanford Management Company, the entity which oversees The Stanford University Endowment. He is a former trustee of Stanford University (serving from 2006 to 2016) and of his alma mater, Rice University. He is also a Fellow Benefactor of Trinity College, University of Cambridge.
 
Mr. Dunlevie earned a B.A. in literature and history from Rice University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.
 
“We very much look forward to working with Bruce in the years ahead as the Getty seeks to strengthen its digital leadership,” said James Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust.
 
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The J. Paul Getty Trust is an international cultural and philanthropic institution devoted to the visual arts that includes the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation. The J. Paul Getty Trust and Getty programs serve a varied audience from two locations: the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades.
 
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