Orlan has spent the past two decades serving in a variety of senior leadership roles in business, media, government and philanthropy as a Senior Partner at EY and Deloitte, entrepreneur, venture capital investor, film producer, author, presidential appointee, and member of a number of boards. In 2014, he received a Presidential and White House Appointment by President Barack Obama to the Global Board of Governors of the United Service Organizations (USO). His experience spans management consulting and M&A transaction advisory services for the healthcare, life sciences, technology, and consumer sectors. He currently serves as EY’s Global Life Sciences Value Chain Innovation Leader, member of EY’s Global Life Sciences Executive Board, Americas M&A Transactions Life Sciences Leader, and as a Global Client Service Partner.
He is both an entrepreneur having started technology and real estate ventures and an intrapreneur having started a number of successful practices, alliances and service offerings with EY and previously Deloitte. He advises entrepreneurs, startups and venture capitalists in the healthcare, life sciences, consumer, media and technology sectors and currently serves on the Advisory Boards for Big Think and Max Ventures, a New York based technology and consumer focused VC firm. He is a member of the Partnership for New York City, the Partnership Innovation Council and the Partnership Fund’s Healthcare Advisory Board. He is also a David Rockefeller Fellow, Nantucket Project Fellow and member of the Executive Leadership Council.
Orlan is a passionate social entrepreneur having launched a number of social change and impact ventures and initiatives in publishing, documentary filmmaking, civil rights, and philanthropy. In 2016, he was named to OUTstanding and the Financial Times list of the Top 100 LGBT Leaders. He is also a film producer having produced HBO’s critically acclaimed The Out List documentary film and was a contributing author to I Am Ecowarrior and The Out List books. He holds a B.S. in Finance and International Business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.