Jonathan Greenblatt Bio, Age, Family, wife, Career

Jonathan Greenblatt Biography

Jonathan Greenblatt is an American social entrepreneur, corporate executive, and the sixth National Director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League. Prior to heading the ADL, Greenblatt served in the White House as special Assistant to Barack Obama and Director of the Office of social Innovation and civil participation.


How old is Jonathan Greenblatt? – Age

Greenblatt was born on November 21, 1970 in Trumbull, Connecticut, U.S. He is 50 years old as of year 2020.

Jonathan Greenblatt family

Greenblatt was born to a Conservative Jewish family. He is the grandson of a Holocaust survivor.

Jonathan Greenblatt Marriage- Wife

Greenblatt is already married to Marjan Keypour Greenblatt, an Iranian Jewish political refugee to the United States who is the founder and director of The Alliance for Rights of All Minorities, a non-profit. They have got three wonderful children.

Jonathan Greenblatt career, Ethos Water

In 2002, Greenblatt and his business school roommate, Peter Thum, founded Ethos Water, a premium bottled water social enterprise. In 2005, Starbucks acquired the company for $8 million. Following the acquisition, Greenblatt served as star bucks vice president of Global consumer products, scaling Ethos across the United States.

All for Good

Greenblatt also founded All for Good, the open source platform developed to enable more Americans to serve. AFG is the largest aggregation of volunteer opportunities on the web, and is supported by a coalition of leading companies, non-profits, and government agencies, all of whom shared a vision of using open data to increase the number of Americans that participate in service and Volunteerism. In 2011, AFG was acquired by the points of light institute in a strategic partnership designed to help the organization scale.

Good Worldwide

Greenblatt was formerly the CEO of GOOD Worldwide, LLC. He led GOOD’s transition from a publishing company to a diversified media company. As CEO, Greenblatt pushed a number of innovations at the company, including the launch of the GOOD sheet, a broadsheet product distributed exclusively at Starbucks, and a name-your-own-pricing scheme that the company ran as an experiment. It is not clear whether this strategy was successful.

Impact Economy Initiative

Greenblatt founded the Impact Economy Initiative at the Aspen Institute to help policy makers create an enabling environment for the emerging market of social enterprise and impact investing. The Initiative worked with thought leaders across impact sectors, including co-convening the Impact Economy summit at the White House in October 2011.

Other Ventures

Greenblatt served as an operating partner at satori capital, a private equity firm focused on conscious capitalism, and was an active angel investor.

Obama administration

In the fall of 2011, Greenblatt was appointed to serve as special Assistant to the president for obama and director of the office of social Innovation and civil participation in the United states Domestic policy council.

“Real Facebook oversight Board”

On 30 September 2020, Greenblatt was named as one of the 25 members of the “Real Facebook oversight Board”, an independent monitoring group over Facebook.