J.B. Schramm

Managing Partner, Learn to Earn Fund

J.B. Schramm is Managing Partner of the Learn to Earn fund at New Profit, a venture philanthropy and social innovation organization that provides funding and strategic support to help the most promising social innovations scale. J.B. leads the organization’s efforts to scale postsecondary and career innovation with proven impact for low-income and under-represented students, helping leading actors in the field equip 10M more Americans for career success by 2025.

Forbes named J.B. to its “Impact 30” list of top global social entrepreneurs (2012) for his work leading College Summit (now called PeerForward), the organization President Obama saluted with a portion of his Nobel Peace Prize award in 2009. Selected as the U.S. Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the World Economic Forum (2007), J.B. is the recipient of honorary doctorates from Regis University and the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). He is a fellow of the Aspen Institute, Skoll Foundation, Ashoka, and the Manhattan Institute J.B. has been published and highlighted by numerous media outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, People, and the Consumer Electronics Show.