Jim Cashel is Chairman of Forum One, a digital communications firm. After completing studies in Human Biology at Stanford University, and Public Policy and Medicine at Harvard University, Jim has worked in global development, philanthropy and technology. In 2018-2019 Jim was a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy.
He currently is a member of the Global Health Service and Advisory Council at Harvard Medical School, the Dean’s Council at Harvard Kennedy School, and a Board Member at GAIA Global Health. Jim is the author of The Great Connecting: The Emergence of Global Broadband, and How That Changes Everything.