Jean is a partner with Act of Giving Foundation and a software industry professional who served most recently as Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives with Quest Software. She has spent much of her career in strategy delivery and operations leadership roles, including assignments in the UK and the Netherlands. She is fluent in French and completed portions of her undergraduate and graduate education in France. Her voluntary service includes literacy instruction, immigration citizenship assistance, and grant-making. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Elizabeth Gregory Home, a provider of vital services and transitional housing to women experiencing poverty and homelessness. She holds a BA in International Relations from Pomona College and an MBA from the University of California Berkeley.