Jonah Kokodyniak, Chief of Business Development, plays a leadership role at IIE to develop new programs and establish partnerships with foundations, corporations, and government agencies. He also oversees IIE’s research and consulting practices; supervises its offices in China, India and Mexico; and serves on the board of its affiliate in Indonesia, IIEF.
During his career, Mr. Kokodyniak has developed new, large-scale education initiatives with leading multi-national companies including Microsoft, Cargill, Time Warner, Hilton Worldwide, Alcoa and Goldman Sachs, among others; private foundations including Carnegie, Ford, MacArthur, Mellon and the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; and numerous U.S. Government agencies and other governments around the world. Mr. Kokodyniak was previously Director of Development for Global Kids, Inc., where he was integral to expanding the organization's reach, revenue and activities.
Mr. Kokodyniak received a M.A. with Honors from the New School for Social Research and a B.A. from the University of Vermont. He has also received training at Columbia Business School and the MIT Sloan School of Management.