Jed Emerson has played founder roles with some of the nation’s leading impact investing, venture philanthropy, community venture capital and social enterprises. Since 2010, he has served as senior strategic advisor to five family offices with over $1.4bb in total assets, each executing 100% impact/sustainable investment strategies with their total net worth. Author of numerous articles and papers, Mr. Emerson is co-author of the first book on impact investing (and winner of the 2012 Nautilus Gold Book Award) Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference and The Impact Investor: Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism. Jed Emerson is the originator of the concept of Blended Value, and has presented at professional meetings around the world. He is Chief Impact Strategist for ImpactAssets, a nonprofit financial services firm.