Bob Pilon is the Chief Development & Partnerships Officer, leading the global resource mobilization strategy for ONE and (RED) as well as collaborating to develop partnerships in support of ONE’s marketing, campaigning, and special project priorities.
Pilon joined ONE in January 2013 as the organization’s first Chief Development Officer and spent 6 months from April to October 2016 at Participant Media as Executive Vice President, Social Impact before re-joining ONE is his current role.
Prior to ONE, Pilon held senior leadership roles at high-impact organizations including Malaria No More, Thelonious Monk Institute, and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation after starting his career at Bloomberg. Pilon has worked throughout the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia to mobilize over $300 million in support of HIV/AIDS, malaria, anti-poverty, and education programs. He’s worked with some of the world’s leading artists, philanthropists, and corporate brands to develop marketing and communications campaigns and special events to raise awareness and spur the public to take action. In December 2015, Pilon was the executive producer of ONE and (RED)’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at Carnegie Hall hosted by Trevor Noah and featuring U2’s Bono and The Edge, Miley Cyrus, Hozier, and Jessie J.
Pilon earned his bachelor of science in industrial psychology and marketing from Penn State University.