In addition to his multiple roles of international thought-leader, sustainable investment advisor, writer, keynote speaker and academic, Jed Emerson has founded and/or co-founded a variety of impact investment, venture philanthropy, community venture capital and social enterprises initiatives. He has remained ahead of the social value curve since he stepped into this space in the early 1990s.
In addition to his role as a Senior Fellow with ImpactAssets, a non-profit financial services firm Jed serves as strategic advisor to family offices seeking 100 % impact/sustainable investment strategies. Since 2011, Jed has advised families of $1.4 billion in total assets.
Originator of the concept of Blended Value and of the social return on investment (SROI)methodology, Mr. Emerson has presented at The World Economic Forum, The Clinton Global Initiative, The Skoll World Forum and countless other conferences and professional meetings around the world. He is a Senior Fellow with the Center for Social Investment at Heidelberg University (Germany) and has held faculty appointments with Oxford University, Harvard, Stanford and Kellogg business schools.