Carol Larson

President & CEO
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation

Carol is president and CEO of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, a position she has held since January 2004. Carol served as the Packard Foundation’s director of programs from 1995 through 1999 and was appointed a vice president of the organization in 2000. Carol joined the Foundation in 1989 as director of Research and Grants, Law and Public Policy, at the Foundation’s Center for the Future of Children. Prior to joining the Foundation, Carol was a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of O’Donnell and Gordon, specializing in civil litigation. Carol received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Yale Law School. Ms. Larson currently serves on the Board of the Council on Foundations and is the immediate past chair of the Board.