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Nate Wong

Nate Wong channels business and finance superpowers for good and was founding member and former senior manager of Monitor Deloitte's (Deloitte Consulting LLP) Social Impact Practice. He currently serves as consultant on projects that focus on inclusion and economic parity and brings 11 years of social sector experience, including work in over 10 countries with marketplace leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, focused on strategy, organization, and operations. Nate specializes in social entrepreneurship and innovation, social finance (impact investing, corporate venturing, financial technology), and corporate social impact strategy. Nate has advised over 50 social entrepreneurs through his pioneering work with Halcyon, a premier social enterprise incubator in DC, and has served as a mentor through Deloitte’s work with Obama’s flagship Young African Leaders Initiative and Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative with the State Department. He has also worked at Acumen’s global portfolio team sourcing and evaluating deals as well as other impact investing funds. Nate has also designed innovative financing schemes and blended finance initiatives working with multilateral banks and foundations to create sustainable social impact and build stronger entrepreneurial ecosystems. He has numerous publications in sources such as Fortune. More recently, Nate completed research on archetypal business models used by public companies to achieve social impact. Nate has also spoken and conducted research on the “purpose-driven professional” and the connection between social impact and talent development. He has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BS in Systems Engineering with High Honors from the University of Virginia.