Kevin Etter

Director, Humanitarian Relief and Resilience Program (Retired) United Parcel Service (UPS) Foundation

Built through work over three decades with UPS (United Parcel Service), Kevin is a knowledge leader in humanitarian and international aid logistics and supply chain service innovation. Career highlights include aircraft fleet acquisition and integration; strategic mergers and acquisitions; pharmaceutical, medical device and health products supply chain innovation; and new approaches to corporate social responsibility.

Kevin plays critical role in many of the UPS Foundation’s humanitarian and public health initiatives including a Medical Drone Network, skilled volunteer programs, thought leadership efforts in helping to strengthen Ministries of Health across Africa by leveraging the UPS global network to help bring essential supplies to communities impacted by global crises.

Kevin is a strong voice and advocate in the world of community service and corporate philanthropy, active both at home and at UPS. He was the first UPS international loaned executive in work with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in Geneva, Switzerland. There, Kevin advised, consulted and implemented solutions supporting Gavi’s Supply Chain Strategy and, with the Gavi team, pioneered innovative models for public private partnerships.

Kevin has presented a TED Talk entitled “I am the Donation” that features his work with Gavi and highlights the opportunity that our business communities have in moving beyond checkbook philanthropy.

Kevin is married with two children. He currently splits his time between his homes in the U.S. and Europe.