Jonathan Greenblatt is a successful social entrepreneur focused on creating profitable enterprises to change the world.
Greenblatt co-founded Ethos Water in 2002 with his business partner, Peter Thum, in order to help children around the world get clean water by launching a brand of bottled water in the US whose profits would support humanitarian water programs in developing countries. Today, Ethos is projected to invest more than $10 million through 2010 to bring clean water to communities in need around the world.
Before founding Ethos Water, Greenblatt was an executive serving in managerial and operational roles at REALTOR.com. Greenblatt served as vice president and general manager of the company’s primary consumer products group, managing a $30 million division of the company.
Prior to entering the private sector, Greenblatt spent more than five years developing international economic policy in the Clinton Administration where he served in the White House and the U.S. Department of Commerce. Before joining the administration, Greenblatt worked in Little Rock, Arkansas on Gov. Bill Clinton’s first successful presidential campaign in 1992.
Greenblatt holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Tufts University. Jonathan serves on the board of RESTORE and as an advisor to numerous social ventures. He is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and the Advisory Board of the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University.