Gerald Solomon is executive director of the Samueli Foundation. Previously, he served as CEO of Public Health Foundation Enterprises. His experience includes an 18-year career as a civil trial attorney and judge pro tem. Mr. Solomon serves on the boards of the Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation and Southern California Grantmakers. He also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Councils for the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the UCI Henry Samueli School of Engineering, and the UCI School of Education. Mr. Solomon earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a juris doctorate from the California Western School of Law.