Jan D’Alessandro is President and Founder of Blue J Strategies, a strategic advisory that helps companies launch impactful partnerships and corporate social responsibility programs. Clients include Pledge 1%, Unity Technologies, Chime Bank, Bestow, Unagi Scooters, FutureFuel.io, and Lookout. She leads the Equity Initiative for Pledge 1%, a nonprofit that empowers that inspires, educates, and empowers every entrepreneur, company, and employee to be a force for good, where she co-authored the Equity Playbook, launched the Boardroom Allies program, helping companies ignite over two billion dollars in new philanthropy. Jan has held senior positions at AOL, Yahoo, Topspin Media (acquired by Apple), The Find (acquired by Facebook) and Backplane (founded by Lady Gaga). Jan is also a Venture Partner at venture capital firms Waterman Ventures, StudioVC and Correlation Ventures, as well as Savano Capital Partners, providing interim liquidity to founders and employees at high growth private companies. She received her J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and her A.B. in English and American Literature from Brown University.