Jorge Calderon

Jorge Calderon

Jorge is a career entrepreneur, college educator, management consultant and venture investment professional. Mr. Calderon is currently the Founder/CEO of Eddily and a professional faculty member at the UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

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Jorge is a career entrepreneur, management consultant, venture investment professional & educator. Mr. Calderon is the Founder and CEO of Eddily (formerly Carett), a learning-as-a-service education tech startup based in the San Francisco Bay Area that is reimagining the bridge between college and careers. He is currently on leave from Impact Strategy Advisors (ISA), a boutique social venture & investment design consulting firm where he was the founding Managing Director. Jorge’s practice focused on helping capital sources & operating companies transform intentional social purpose into economic & positive impact value. Mr. Calderon has broad expertise in a variety of social themes, including education, economic development, diversity/inclusion, job creation, poverty alleviation, access to food, technology for change and the field of impact investing. Jorge is the author of the Purpose Centered Design methodology and its related philosophy and frameworks. He is also a lecturer at the Berkeley-Haas School of Business, where he built the Social Lean LaunchPad and Startup Disco curricula, is a Fellow within Berkeley’s Institute for Business and Social Impact, is part of the faculty team for the LAUNCH accelerator, was previously the Faculty Director for the GSVC, and is actively working on developing a campus based inclusive innovation program. Mr. Calderon previously founded Springworks, a program lab that was committed to developing paths for women and minorities in innovation related careers. Earlier he was the founding Director for the West Coast office of a tech focused seed stage venture capital firm and has had roles in top tier management consulting, banking and technology companies. Mr. Calderon is a University of Michigan graduate and received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.