The Clayton Christensen Institute is pleased to welcome Everett Poisson as its new Vice President of Development.
Everett joins the Institute with over 17 years of experience in development, most recently at Saint Andrew’s School in Boca Raton, Florida where he served as Director of Institutional Advancement and had oversight of the Office of Marketing and Communications, and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Prior to joining Saint Andrew’s School, Everett was the Associate Dean for Advancement at Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering where he led Thayer School’s advancement division, including oversight of the annual fund, principal giving, alumni relations, and campaign planning.
Before joining Dartmouth, Everett served as Associate Director at Harvard Business School where he worked closely with senior leadership to successfully secure major gifts.
In his new role, Everett will serve as an integral member of the leadership team, responsible for establishing the strategy and leading the systematic growth of a comprehensive development effort and designing, overseeing, and executing a program to grow the Institute’s philanthropic revenue significantly. He will also be an ambassador for the organization, building and deepening engagement with donors and driving broader awareness and philanthropic support for the organization.
Everett holds a BA in Economics from the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire, and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Dartmouth College.
Everett will report to Ann Christensen, President of the Institute.
About The Clayton Christensen Institute
The Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, located in Lexington, MA, dedicated to improving the world through disruptive innovation. Founded on the theories of Harvard professor Clayton Christensen, the Institute offers a unique framework for understanding many of society’s most pressing issues around education, healthcare, and economic prosperity.
The Institute’s mission is ambitious but clear: work to shape and elevate the conversation surrounding these issues through rigorous research and public outreach. Having recently celebrated its 10th Anniversary, the Institute is redefining the way policymakers, community leaders, and innovators address the problems of our day by distilling and promoting the transformational power of disruptive innovation. For more information, visit www.christenseninstitute.org.