As director of Enterprise Applications and Business Intelligence, Jeff Jones leads a multidisciplinary organization focused on unleashing the power of digital platforms to modernize the operational work of the foundation, accelerate achieving our mission, and amplifying our impact.
Throughout his career, which started in software engineering at Microsoft, Intel, and various start-up companies, Jeff learned the power of applying innovative technology solutions to the most important business goals and the need to keep users at the center of everything you do. Most recently, Jeff served as vice president of Technology at Expedia, Inc., leading the development of products and platforms that helped transform Egencia, the corporate travel brand of Expedia, from a local travel start-up to a global enterprise with operations in 65 countries. Jeff studied Computer Science and Management Information Systems at George Mason University.
Having spent his formative years living in Berlin, Monrovia, France, Yokosuka, Frankfurt, New Delhi and throughout the United States, Jeff has seen the impact of economic and social inequalities and the urgent need to invest in solving the hardest global development challenges. Jeff joined the foundation in July 2016 to apply his passion for innovative, human-centered solutions in service to the programmatic work of the foundation and overall philanthropic sector.