Since November 2022, Bobbi Silten has been the Interim Co-CEO of FSG as the organization searches for a new leader. FSG is a global nonprofit consulting firm that partners with foundations and corporations to create equitable systems change. Prior to this role, she was the Managing Director of the Shared Value Initiative, a division of FSG and a global community of leaders who find business solutions for societal challenges and work to build smarter models to address the changing needs of our communities, the environment, and business. She is the co-editor of the Purpose Playbook, a guide to help business leaders put purpose into practice with shared value.
Bobbi has been a long-time practitioner of leading social change through business and brings deep experience as a purpose-driven leader with over three decades of corporate experience. Previously, Bobbi spent 12 years at Gap Inc. where she most recently served as Executive Vice President, Global Talent & Sustainability. She sat on the company’s senior leadership team and oversaw global talent, communications, government affairs, sustainability, and Gap Foundation. She joined Gap Inc. as the head of Gap Foundation and led the transformation of the organization based on a shared value strategy. Prior to joining Gap Inc., Bobbi spent a decade at Levi Strauss & Co., with her last five years as President of Dockers U.S. She began her career in advertising and was with Foote, Cone & Belding/SF for 11 years.
Bobbi co-founded and chaired Reimagining Service, a national cross-sector effort to increase the impact of volunteering in the U.S. and was a founding board member of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. In 2011, she was appointed by President Obama to serve on the White House Council for Community Solutions. In 2020-21, she was the co-chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Systemic Inequalities and Social Cohesion.
Updated March 2023