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Jonathan Kirschner

Omidyar Network
San Francisco, CA

Jonathan Kirschner serves as the Chair of the Investment Committee for the Omidyar Network. Jonathan has prior experience as Portfolio Manager with Development Innovation Ventures (DIV), USAID’s internal venture capital fund. Prior to joining DIV, Jonathan worked in startups and early stage investing. He was Head of International Expansion for Brazilian IT services start-up CPM Braxis and worked in venture capital and private equity in Brazil and Colombia. Jonathan spent four years as a consultant at Bain & Co in New York and South Africa where he focused on private equity and strategic consulting. He was a contributing author of Success in Africa, a book on CEOs’ insights on doing business in Africa. Jonathan has an M.B.A. from the Stanford GSB, an M.P.A. in International Development from the Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.S.F.S. from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.