General Peter Chiarelli
U.S. ARMY (RETIRED), CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ONE MIND
Peter Chiarelli spent almost four decades serving in the U.S. Army; now he devotes his life to helping soldiers and families suffering from the invisible wounds of war. Gen. Chiarelli in 2012 became Chief Executive Officer of One Mind, a non-profit that advocates Open Science Principles and creates global public-private partnerships among health-care providers, researchers, academics and industry. Its chief aim is to advance breakthrough research and accelerate the development and implementation of better diagnostics, treatments and cures for military-related brain disease and injury. As the 32nd Vice Chief of Staff in the U.S. Army, Chiarelli ran day-to-day operations of the Army and its 1.1 million active and reserve soldiers. He also oversaw R&D programs and behavioral programs in health promotion, risk reduction and suicide prevention. In 2013, he received the Patriot Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, for his efforts on behalf of soldiers and veterans and their families.