Originator of the concept of Blended Value, Jed Emerson has extensive experience leading, staffing and advising funds, firms, social ventures and foundations pursuing financial performance with social/environmental impact. He is an internationally recognized Thought Leader in sustainability and sustainable finance, impact investing, social entrepreneurship and strategic philanthropy. Emerson has played founder roles with some of the nation’s leading venture philanthropy, community venture capital and social enterprises.
Emerson is currently:
Chief Impact Strategist for ImpactAssets, a nonprofit financial services firm
Senior Advisor to two family offices, the RS Group (Hong Kong) and the IML Group (Chicago)
Senior Advisor to the Piton Foundation (Denver, Colorado)
Senior Fellow with the Center for Social Investment, Heidelberg University (Germany) and Clinical Professor with NYU-Abu Dhabi
Together with co-author, Antony Bugg-Levine, winner of the 2012 Nautilus Gold Book Award for Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference.
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