Social Enterprise Advisor
Jacques-Philippe is a social entrepreneur who is harnessing his business and philanthropic acumen to affect change where it is needed most in the globe. He is co-founder of MPOWERD, Inc., a solar company he led from inception through to global distribution into more than 70 countries, and Executive Chairman of RegenOrganics, a commercial-scale, smart technology food dehydration system. He honed his business acumen as a Director at PineBridge Investments, helping direct over $10 billion of private equity, hedge and real estate transactions globally. Jacques-Philippe also worked at AIG Investments, Friedman Billings Ramsey and Barclays Capital. He founded The Soleil Group, a strategy firm with a diverse portfolio of clients such as Western Union, Universal Music, New York Public Library, Glaceau Vitamin Water, BMG, and Motorola. He is co-founder and board member of The Council of Urban Professionals and a Young Global Leader in the World Economic Forum. He was a Term Member at The Council on Foreign Relations and an Advisory Board Member of George Clooney’s Hope for Haiti Now Fund. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. He also has executive certificates from Yale University and Harvard Kennedy School.