November 18, 2019

Alexis Ohanian joins TGR Foundation Board of Governors

TGR Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of internet entrepreneur and investor, Alexis Ohanian, to its Board of Governors.

Ohanian serves as the co-founder and managing partner of San Francisco-based Initialized Capital, an early-stage venture fund with over $500M under management and a portfolio with $36B in market value so far. Prior to his work at Initialized Capital, Ohanian co-founded Reddit, a social news and discussion website.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Ohanian was raised in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland. He’s the author of a national bestselling book, Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will be Made, Not Managed.

“As a leader and visionary in the tech industry, I can’t think of a better mind to bring to the table,” shared Tiger Woods, Founder, TGR Foundation. “Alexis has a true commitment to making a positive, lasting impact in this world. We’re proud to have him join our Board of Governors as we continue to grow our education programs digitally and globally.”

Ohanian, a graduate of the University of Virginia, has long advocated for the open internet and STEM education. An innovator in his field, he has presented at TED and was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list two years in a row.

“I’m so impressed by how committed TGR Foundation is to supporting STEM education,” said Ohanian. “In the long run, it will help level the playing field and allow us to benefit from great ideas from a wider range of people. STEM skills are the superpower for the next generation, and I’m excited to work with TGR as they continue to scale their impact and reach even more students.”

With Ohanian’s guidance on the board, TGR Foundation will continue to advance its mission to empower students to pursue their passions through education.

TGR Foundation’s Board of Governors is comprised of leaders from the education, technology, financial and creative arts sectors. For more information, visit

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