PANEL : COLLECTIVE IMPACT
Senior Director, Strategy & Innovation, StriveTogether
Pranav Kothari currently serves as Senior Director, Strategy & Innovation for StriveTogether, a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks where he oversees strategic partnerships and planning. Previously, Kothari co-founded and served as Managing Director of Mission Measurement. As an expert in measuring the social impact of organizations and programs, Kothari advised leading funders, education initiatives and nonprofit organizations on measurement and program strategy. His clients included Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, School Leaders Network, Travelers Foundation, USA Funds and Vulcan Productions.
Kothari has been working in the philanthropic sector for 15 years. He speaks nationally on measuring social impact, national nonprofit effectiveness and education philanthropy. Kothari also serves as a guest lecturer at the Kellogg School of Management Executive Education and MBA programs at Northwestern University.
Kothari is board president of the National College Access Network and serves as chair of the Chicago Advisory Board of Education Pioneers. He holds an A.B. in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Organizational Behavior from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Kothari is based in Chicago, IL.