Daniel Leeds is the Founder of the National Public Education Support Fund. He is also the founder and chair of the Education Voters Institute and helped found the Alliance for Excellent Education, which he also chairs. In addition to these organizations, he and his extended family (the Leeds/Jobin-Leeds) have launched, funded and advocated on behalf of the Schott Foundation for Public Education and the Institute for Student Achievement. Dan joined the board of the PBS Foundation in 2013.
Along with his wife, Sunita, Dan co-chairs The Enfranchisement Foundation, which focuses on breaking the cycles of poverty and intolerance in the United States as well as on women’s issues. Mr. Leeds is the President of Fulcrum Investments LLC, a private investment firm. Until the sale of CMP Media in 1999, he was President of International Publishing and a member of the Office of the President. CMP, a leading media company, published titles such as InformationWeek, Computer Reseller News and Electronic Engineering Times. The company was cited as “One of the Best Companies to Work For” by Fortune Magazine and Working Women Magazine