The Global Health Studies Program will present its Spring 2021 Global Health Speaker Series. The series—organized by Jackson Professor Catherine Panter-Brick and Jackson lecturer Cara Fallon—examines transformative relationships between health and a range of fields including public policy, law, technology, international relations, scientific research, economy, journalism, and more.
Stephen Pagliuca, co-chair of Bain Capital, a leading global investment firm based in Boston with approximately $120b in assets under management, will discuss "Fighting Covid-19 with science and innovation -- optimizing the roles of business and government."
He formerly served as the global head of Bain Capital Private Equity’s healthcare, technology, media, and telecommunications vertical and financial services practice. He is a managing general partner and co-owner of the World Champion Boston Celtics and serves on the NBA Board of Governors.
Pagliuca had been recognized for his many significant philanthropic efforts and contributions. He is the recipient of several awards for his contributions to leadership and commitment to numerous nonprofits in Boston and beyond. Most recently he was awarded the 2020 Ray Stata Leadership and Innovation Award by the Massachusetts High Technology Council for his efforts working with the state of Massachusetts on the COVID-19 Task Force. Pagliuca has been active in the area of public policy and is a former candidate for the U.S. Senate. He is a frequent contributor on television, radio and print media to provide commentary focusing on global economic issues. Pagliuca received a B.A. from Duke University in 1977 and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School in 1982.