Roger H. Brown is the former president of Berklee and a graduate of Davidson College and the Yale School of Management. Brown co-founded Bright Horizons Family Solutions in 1986 with his wife, Linda Mason, and served as chief executive officer until January 2002. A former co-director of the Save the Children relief and development effort in Sudan, he and Mason coauthored the book “Rice, Rivalry, and Politics,” which examines the management of emergency relief efforts. He was a co-founder of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children and Horizons for Homeless Children, which serves the needs of homeless children throughout the Boston area. Brown is an active member of the Bright Horizons Family Solutions board of trustees and the Boston Public School Arts Advisory Board.