Jean Ho

Chief Executive Office
Los Angeles County, CA

JEAN HO is a strategy and analytics professional with more than 20 years of experience in her field. A former management consultant with McKinsey & Co., Jean has diverse experience working across multiple industries, including media and entertainment, health and fitness, financial services, and retail apparel. More recently, she was responsible for leading major cross-functional and strategic initiatives at large organizations like The Walt Disney Co. and 20th Century Studios. Over the years, Jean has also had the opportunity to use her skill set to support local nonprofits through pro bono consulting projects with the Taproot Foundation. She earned a B.A. in molecular and cell biology from U.C. Berkeley and an MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.

 

PROJECT

Los Angeles County recently created an Alternatives to Incarceration Initiative that outlined 26 new recommendations for scaling diversion and care programs that will minimize the number of individuals who enter the jail system. Incarceration should only be a last report, particularly given the enormous racial disparities endemic throughout the criminal justice system. FUSE will work with community members and County agencies to implement these recommendations and create regional pilot programs that can be replicated in other communities nationwide.

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