Jeffrey W. Ubben is a founder, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of ValueAct Capital. Prior to founding ValueAct Capital in 2000, Ubben was a managing partner at Blum Capital Partners for more than five years. He is a director of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International and Willis Group Holdings, and a former chairman and director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, a former director of Acxiom, Catalina Marketing, Gartner Group, Insurance Auto Auctions, Mentor, Omnicare, Misys, Per-Se Technologies, Sara Lee and several other public and private companies.
In addition, Ubben serves as chairman of the national board of the Posse Foundation, is on the board of trustees of Northwestern University and is also on the board of the American Conservatory Theater.
He has a BA from Duke University and an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.