Jocelyn Wyatt is the co-lead and executive director of IDEO.org. Wyatt’s work focuses on identifying nonprofit and social enterprises with whom to partner and designing innovative solutions related to water and sanitation, agriculture, energy, health, financial services and early childhood education. Wyatt specializes in building social enterprises and advising businesses in the developing world, where she uses the market to effect social change. Wyatt oversees IDEO.org’s business development, fundraising and operations and works to spread IDEO.org’s learnings through the social sector.
Prior to joining IDEO in 2007, Wyatt worked in Kenya as an Acumen Fund fellow with an agro-pharmaceutical company involved in the production of malaria treatments. She served as VisionSpring’s interim country director in India, where she helped increase the distribution of low-cost reading glasses to the urban and rural poor. She also did training, project management, and business development for Chemonics International, a contractor for USAID.
Wyatt received an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Grinnell College in Iowa.