President & CEO,
Jacob Harold is the President & CEO of GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information about nonprofits. Each year 7 million people seek answers from GuideStar’s 2.5 billion pieces of data. Earlier in his career, he worked as grantmaker, strategist and campaigner at the Hewlett Foundation, the Bridgespan Group, the Packard Foundation, Rainforest Action Network, Greenpeace, and Green Corps.
He earned an AB summa cum laude from Duke University and an MBA from Stanford University. Harold is also a graduate of the Complex Systems Summer School at the Chinese Academy of Sciences.