Ken is a former international business executive with more than 25 years of experience leading consumer goods companies in the USA and abroad. He spent much of his career with Reckitt Benckiser plc, where he oversaw businesses in 24 countries and served as CEO of companies in the USA, UK and Spain. He also spent four years with McKinsey & Company and held senior marketing roles with Wilson Sporting Goods and The Clorox Company. Ken serves as Chairman of Olin College of Engineering located in Needham, MA and on the Board of the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art. He holds a BA in Economics from Claremont McKenna College, and an MBA from the University of Chicago/Booth School of Business. Ken and his wife, Dana Simpson-Stokes, moved to Sonoma in 2012 and have two adult children that reside in Chicago and Boston.