Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Milken Institute
Paul Irving is senior managing director, COO and a member of the board of the Milken Institute. Previously, he was an advanced leadership fellow at Harvard University and chairman, CEO and managing partner of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, a national law and consulting firm. At the Institute, Irving leads strategic programs including the Best Cities for Successful Aging initiative to address older Americans' aspirations to remain vital, healthy and engaged in their communities. Now in his own encore career, Irving intends for the initiative to broaden the national dialogue and drive policies, practices and programs to improve seniors' lives. He is a board member of East West Bancorp, Civic Ventures and Operation Hope, and a senior advisor to Milestone Advisors, TrueSpark and Peace First. Irving is a graduate of New York University and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, where he served as an adjunct professor and received the Board of Governors Award for outstanding contributions to society and law.