Jorge Calderon

Lecturer, Haas Entrepreneurship Group

Jorge Calderon is a career entrepreneur, management consultant, venture investment professional, and educator. He founded Impact Strategy Advisors (ISA), a premier impact management and investment consulting firm where he currently serves as the Managing Director. He has broad expertise in a variety of social themes, including education, youth development, economic development, regional entrepreneurship, diversity, job creation, poverty alleviation, food and well being, technology for change and the field of impact investing. Through ISA’s initiative, the Impact Field Institute, Jorge has created an open source of best practices collectively called the Social Blueprint Toolkit, as well as programming to advance the field of transformational impact. Jorge has authored several industry best practices including the Social Venture Design Framework (the “Impact Canvas”), the Impact Optimization Quad, the Impact DNA Assessment, and the Social Lean Method. Jorge is currently a Professional Faculty lecturer at the Haas School of Business at Berkeley, where he developed the Social Lean LaunchPad curriculum, is the Faculty Director for the Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) and a Social Impact Fellow for the Institute for Business and Social Impact (IBSI).