Jon Sotsky, Strategic Impact and Learning Director, brings over a decade of experience advancing social impact through data-driven and business-minded approaches. At the Foundation, Jon oversees impact measurement, research, learning and the Data for Action grants portfolio.
Jon previously was the Director of Strategy & Assessment at the Knight Foundation where he guided strategy, research and evaluation across its funding for journalism, civic innovation, and the arts. Prior to that, Jon was a consultant at Mission Measurement where he advised corporate and private funders as well as education nonprofits on program strategy and measurement. He also served as a consultant on IBM’s media practice.
Jon graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University with a B.S. degree in Applied Economics & Management. He serves on the boards of DataKind and Media Impact Funders. Jon enjoys traveling, improv comedy, the Giants (sometimes), and spending time with his wife and daughter.