Brian Jaffe

Board member since 2017 and grandson of William and Flora Hewlett. Redwood City, Calif.

Brian Jaffe works at Apple, Inc.

Previously, he attended one year of business school at MIT, after which he founded a 3D printing company focused on K-12 education. Despite some early successes, in late 2014 Brian shut down his company and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Prior to that, he spent five years on active duty in the U.S. Navy, serving aboard USS Fitzgerald, a guided missile destroyer based in Yokosuka, Japan, and aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, an aircraft carrier based in Norfolk, Va. His primary specialty was nuclear propulsion.

Brian has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Princeton University. He is married to Katy Jaffe, a physician at Stanford Hospital.

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