Greg McGruder

Greg McGruder, Vice President for Public Programs, National Geographic Society, oversees and directs the development of special events and initiatives that support and enhance the National Geographic’s interests and engage audiences worldwide. He serves on the National Geographic’s Young Explorers Grants Committee and the committee that selects and mentors Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows. Previously, as vice president for Public Programs, he oversaw National Geographic’s speaker series, its museum, and Geography Competitions and the All Roads Film Festival. Outside of National Geographic, he serves as a board member of the D.C. Arts and Humanities Educational Collaborative, and also serves as chairman of the Advisory Council of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital.