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Senior Program Officer, The Skoll Foundation
Dan Crisafulli created Potrero Impact Advisors in October 2010, building on a long career as an early stage investor focused on emerging markets. Previously, he served as director of investments at the Skoll Foundation, which he joined in 2007. A leader in ?new philanthropy? and social investing, the Skoll Foundation was created by eBay founding president Jeff Skoll with the goal of driving large-scale change through entrepreneurial approaches. Dan led Skoll?s work in impact investing, including direct and fund investments, and played a key role in creating partnerships to advance the field of social entrepreneurship. In 2000, Dan cofounded the technology venture capital group at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), where he invested in technology companies with social impact. He led investments including a pioneering Indian digital animation company now listed on London’s AIM, an Indian semiconductor design company NewPath, and TRG, a leading Pakistan-based technology service company. He also served on the boards of IFC investees in Russia, Mexico, and Vietnam.