2015 rank: 49
2014 rank: NA
Jason Cone was promoted to executive director just last month, having served as communications director for the last six and a half years.
In that role he oversaw emergency and advocacy communications campaigns on issues ranging from the West African Ebola outbreak and Haiti earthquake to global childhood malnutrition.
Cone has conducted risk assessments and analyses in South Sudan and Myanmar for Doctors Without Borders’ Medical Care Under Fire campaign and oversaw production of eight documentary films as part of Starved for Attention, a campaign against childhood malnutrition that was nominated for an Emmy in 2013.