Justin Rockefeller

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Justin Rockefeller
Born
Justin Aldrich Rockefeller

(1979-07-12) July 12, 1979 (age 39)
Residence New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater Princeton University (B.A.)
OccupationImpact Investor & Financial Technologist
Spouse(s)
Indré Vengris Rockefeller(m. 2006)
Parent(s) Jay Rockefeller
Sharon Percy Rockefeller

Justin Aldrich Rockefeller (born July 12, 1979) [1] is an American impact investor and financial technology professional.

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Rockefeller was born on July 12, 1979, in West Virginia, the youngest son of former West Virginia senator, Jay Rockefeller (b. 1937), and his wife, Sharon Percy Rockefeller (b. 1944). Rockefeller's maternal grandfather was former U.S. Senator Charles H. Percy (19192011), and his paternal grandparents were Blanchette Ferry Hooker (19091992) and John D. Rockefeller III (19061978), the eldest son of philanthropists John D. Rockefeller Jr. and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. [2]

West Virginia State of the United States of America

West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region in the Southern United States that is also considered to be a part of the Middle Atlantic States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north, Maryland to the east and northeast, Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, and Ohio to the northwest. West Virginia is the 41st largest state by area, and is ranked 38th in population. The capital and largest city is Charleston.

Jay Rockefeller American politician

John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from West Virginia (1985-2015). He was first elected to the Senate in 1984, while in office as Governor of West Virginia (1977–85). Rockefeller moved to Emmons, West Virginia, to serve as a VISTA worker in 1964 and was first elected to public office as a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates (1966). Rockefeller was later elected West Virginia Secretary of State (1968) and was president of West Virginia Wesleyan College (1973–75). He became the state's senior U.S. Senator when the long-serving Sen. Robert Byrd died in June 2010.

Sharon Lee Percy Rockefeller is the wife of former West Virginia Senator John Davison "Jay" Rockefeller IV and served as that state's First Lady from 1977 to 1985.

Career

Rockefeller is the Global Director of Family Offices and Foundations at Addepar, [3] a financial technology company.

Rockefeller cofounded and chairs the board of directors of The ImPact a membership network of family enterprises (family offices, foundations, and businesses) that are committed to making investments with measurable social impact. The ImPact provides families with the knowledge and network they need to make more impact investments more effectively, and uses sophisticated technology, Addepar, for data aggregation, analysis, and reporting to shift the narrative of impact investing from one of inputs (dollars committed) to outcomes (impact created). The purpose of The ImPact is to improve the probability and pace of solving social problems by increasing the ow of capital to investments generating measurable social impact. [4]

Addepar, Inc. is an American investment management cloud based technology company that offers an integrated financial software platform.

From 2009 - 2018, Rockefeller served on the board and the investment committee of Rockefeller Brothers Fund; in those capacities, he helped the private foundation align its endowment with its mission. [5] He also serves on the board of Japan Society, and speaks occasionally about impact investing, family offices, and technology, including at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Milken Institute, Young Presidents' Organization|YPO, etc.

Previously, Justin was Venture Partner at Richmond Global, LLC, a global venture capital firm focusing on technology-enabled services and mobile technologies in the U.S. and across major emerging markets.

Justin’s previous board memberships include: Voxiva, Inc.; Rockefeller Family Fund; Population Council; The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art; the Alliance for the Arts; and Generation Engage, which he cofounded in 2004. He also served on the National Leadership Council for GLSEN – the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network, and on the NY State Commission on National and Community Service.

GenerationEngage was a non-partisan, non-profit organization founded by the children of prominent American political figures that combined grassroots outreach with new technologies to increase civic participation rates among young Americans who lack college experience. GenerationEngage was founded in 2004 by Jay Rockefeller's son Justin Rockefeller and Strobe Talbott's sons Adrian and Devin. John Edwards's daughter Cate was a founding board member.

Personal life

In 2006, Rockefeller, who lives in New York City, married [6] Indré Vengris, a dancer [7] [8] and fashion executive. [9] [10]

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