Wendy Schmidt

Wendy Schmidt is a philanthropist and investor who has spent nearly two decades creating innovative non-profit organizations to work with communities around the world for clean, renewable energy, resilient food systems, healthy oceans, and the protection of human rights. The critical interconnections between human activity, the land we live on, and the ocean we depend upon are the central drivers of Wendy’s philanthropic work. Wendy serves as president of The Schmidt Family Foundation, which she founded with her husband Eric. They also founded Schmidt Ocean Institute and Schmidt Futures.