Doug Rock, and his wife, Julie, made a transformational gift in 2001 to establish the Rock Ethics Institute. They further invested in the institute by endowing the Nancy Tuana Directorship. For 20 years, Doug served as chief executive officer of Smith International, Inc., a Fortune 500 company with 25,000 employees all over the world. As an undergraduate, Doug worked as a statistical analysis assistant in psychology and as a lab assistant in statistics. He also was part owner of a company that installed high end stereos in cars. In addition to his service on the Development Council, Doug also serves on the Rock Ethics Institute Board of Visitors.