Katie O'Reilly is executive director of business and program development at the Milken Institute. Since joining the Institute in 2007, O’Reilly has overseen the international expansion of the Institute’s major initiatives and leads the relationship management and program development teams. From Financial Innovations Labs to conference panels and workshops, O’Reilly oversees efforts that bring together leaders from different sectors and regions to design and implement market-based solutions to global challenges. She has spent more than 15 years working with leading organizations in the NGO, philanthropic and corporate space on crafting partnerships while also helping companies and individuals leverage their philanthropic investments. She began her career as a community organizer and policy analyst for the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness and served as Senior Fundraiser for United Way. Active in many organizations, O'Reilly currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Global Fund to End Slavery, which coordinates a global strategy to permanently dismantle slavery systems and is co-chair of the U.S. Board of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, the largest child health research institute in Australia and one of the top three worldwide. She also serves on the advisory boards of the Marque, a technology company utilizing SEO to connect global leaders and Beyond Barriers, a platform committed to accelerating women in leadership.