Chief Executive Officer
Digital Divide Data
Jeremy Hockenstein is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Digital Divide Data (DDD), an award-winning social enterprise pioneering its field. Based in Southeast Asia, DDD provides socially responsible IT outsourcing services to clients around the world while creating jobs and better futures for disadvantaged youth in those countries. For its business success and remarkable social impact, DDD and Hockenstein have been recognized with the prestigious Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship as well as awards from the World Bank Development Marketplace, the IFC Grassroots Business Initiative and the Global Knowledge Partnership. Among other media acclaim, Hockenstein and DDD were profiled in Thomas Friedman's The World is Flat as his "favourite example" of a social entrepreneur's initiative. Prior to DDD, Hockenstein worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and as an international no-profit consultant. He graduated from Harvard with a BA in Economics and earned an MBA from MIT's Sloan School of Management.