The Global Citizenship Education Network  (GCEN) is chaired by Governor Michael Dukakis, and co-chaired by Dr. Carlos Alberto Torres. The CEO of GCEN is Professor Thomas Patterson. Dr. John Savage is the Chair of the GCEN Cyber Civil Defense Board. The Cofounders of GCEN are listed below.

Governor Michael Dukakis, Chairman of the Boston Global Forum

Nguyen Anh Tuan, Chair, the International Advisory Committee of UNESCO Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, UCLA

Professor Thomas Patterson, Harvard Kennedy School

Professor David Silbersweig, Harvard Medical School

Professor John Quelch, Harvard Business School

Professor Nazli Choucri, MIT

Professor John Savage, Brown University