Ethics and Anti-Corruption

Business works best when business matters are conducted transparently, fairly, ethically, and in accordance with all applicable laws. This page outlines my ethics disclosures and anti-corruption policy.

LAST UPDATED: 30 January 2023

Ethics Disclosures

  • I maintain passive investments in index funds and various individual stocks, and I do not have any executive authority in any of these companies or in the portfolio companies of the index funds.
  • I am the Chairman and am a minority shareholder of Aswanet Rwanda, Ltd., an inactive privately held company based in Kigali, Rwanda.
  • I serve as the Chair of Industry and Alumni Relations for the Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP). In this role, I am responsible for coordinating activities across the GCSP network related to these two areas. I act in an executive capacity for the central network office, but I do not maintain any formal relationship with any of the universities in the GSCP network.


I have a zero tolerance policy for corruption. I will not engage in or tolerate any of the below activities, even if the conduct is prevalent in a country where I am working:

  1. Failing to disclose a true or potential conflict of interest to appropriate stakeholders
  2. Misappropriation of cash or company resources
  3. Falsification of expense reports
  4. Improper bidding procedures, including the offering of benefits (financial or otherwise) to procurement officials or their families in exchange for favored treatment
  5. Engaging in bribery, illegal gifts, or kickbacks
  6. Other corrupt, inappropriate, or otherwise unethical conduct

Other Limitations

I will not perform political activities on behalf of foreign governments or conduct any other activities that require registration under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).