Bill Novelli

Founder of Global Social Enterprise Initiative, Georgetown University
Founder, Porter Novelli 
Former CEO, AARP

William “Bill” Novelli is the founder of the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Bill started his career as an account supervisor in New York City, and later became the Director of Creative Services and Advertising for the Peace Corps. Before joining Georgetown University as a professor and manager of GSEI, he was CEO of AARP and founded Porter Novelli, now one of the world’s largest public relations firms. Bill is also the co-chair of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care, a national alliance dedicated to reforming advanced illness/end of life care in the U.S.

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